Distribution, Competition, and Antitrust / IP Law

Price Discrimination I

You sell widgets, and you make sales across state lines.  You have a number of distributors in California.  They focus on different areas of the state, but not exclusively.

Can you offer to sell the same types of widgets to your different California distributors at different prices?

Short answer, in two posts.



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  1. […] answer to the hypothetical below is generally “no.”  This is classic price discrimination, and it is unlawful under […]

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