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Living with the Robinson-Patman Act

Living with the Robinson-Patman Act

a comprehensive seminar for counseling clients in marketing and distribution

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Published by The School in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Price discrimination -- United States.,
  • Restraint of trade -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law and the Corporate Counsel Center of Northwestern University School of Law]
    ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Section of Antitrust Law., Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Corporate Counsel Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553220M

    The Robinson-Patman Act, enacted by Congress in , is concerned with discrimination in the prices charged by sellers to various customers. More business decisions are affected by the Act than by any other antitrust law.   The Robinson-Patman Act was not the first or the last act to try to eliminate price discrimination. Its immediate predecessor was the Clayton Antitrust Act of Congress passed both of these acts in an effort to follow up on the Sherman Antitrust Act .

      There is a rarely litigated - but often irritating - antitrust and distribution law known as the Robinson-Patman Act. The Act prohibits sellers from setting different prices for competing Author: Steve Banker. I. Price Discrimination Under Federal Law: The Robinson-Patman Act The core provisions of the Robinson-Patman Act (15 U.S.C. §§ 13(a)–(f)) prohibit various forms of discrimination by sellers of commodity goods. The legislative history of this Depression-era statute makes clear the intent to protect small retail grocers in competition withFile Size: KB.

    Robinson-Patman Act [49 STAT. (), 15 U. S. C. § 13a () ], which is a criminal statute. In the recent A. & P. prosecution, cited supra note 3, that company's conviction of price discrimination was under the Sherman Act, although proceedings might also . The Robinson–Patman Act—also called the Anti-Price Discrimination Act—was passed in to respond to the perceived unfairness of manufacturers that sold products at cheaper prices to chain stores, thereby creating a disadvantage to the chain’s single-store competitors in a given : Stephen Barlas.


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Robinson-Patman Act: A federal law passed in to outlaw price discrimination. The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act and is.

Robinson-Patman Act, U.S. law enacted in that protects small businesses from being driven out of the marketplace by prohibiting discrimination in pricing, promotional allowances, and advertising by large franchised companies.

The Robinson-Patman Act is part of the antitrust legislation of. Get this from a library. Living with the Robinson-Patman Act.

[Irving Scher] -- " discusses the antitrust analysis applied to price discrimination, brokerage payments, and discriminatory promotional payments and services, involving both sellers and buyers, under the. Robinson-Patman Act was enacted as an “antitrust law,” any damages awarded are trebled and a prevailing plaintiff also recovers all of it attorney fees and litigation expenses.) With this perspective on Robinson-Patman Act “litigation realities,” the following discusses the governing legal princi-File Size: KB.

The Robinson-Patman Act and the Book Industry. A number of cases in the book industry over the last few years provide an extensive illustration of how the Robinson-Patman Act can be applied in practice. As you know, the Commission issued six administrative complaints in late in the Harper & Row matter, and dismissed them in Get this from a library.

Living with the Robinson-Patman Act: a comprehensive seminar for counseling clients in marketing and distribution. [American Bar Association. Section of Antitrust Law.; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.).

Living with the Robinson-Patman Act book Counsel Center.;]. To violate the Robinson-Patman Act, the seller’s price discrimination must have an anticompetitive effect. The usual Clayton Act standard for measuring injury applies to Robinson-Patman violations—that is, a violation occurs when the effect may be substantially to lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly in any line of commerce.

The Robinson-Patman Act1 bans price discrimination,2 or more precisely, differential pricing.3 But the Act is based on faulty econom-ics; as such, the very design of Robinson-Patman is flawed.4 In con-trast to the goals of the other antitrust statutes,5 Robinson-Patman 1 Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act ofPub.49 Author: D.

Daniel Sokol. The Federal Trade Commission has approved final changes to its “Fred Meyer Guides,” which explain how suppliers can provide advertising allowances and other promotional payments and services to retailers without running afoul of certain provisions of the Robinson-Patman Act.

According to the book Building and Growing a Business Through Good Times and Bad, companies with years of consistent dividends: The "living-document" view of the Constitution has all of the following characteristics except: Under the Robinson-Patman Act, wholesalers may give new distributors free advertising and other.

The Robinson–Patman Act, sponsored by Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson (D-AR) and Representative John William Wright Patman (D-TX), is a United States federal law passed in prohibiting price discrimination and other anticompetitive practices by producers.

The law was needed because chain stores had been able to purchase goods at lower prices than other retailers, thus. by Randy J Morris. Following my most recent antitrust article looking into the Authors United Amicus Brief (which you can read here), I was contacted for my thoughts concerning Amazon’s new book store and the Robinson-Patman Act.

For some background and thoughts on this subject, you can check out The Digital Reader’s earlier coverage. That article links to other articles about two cases. —Act Jamended section generally. Short Title Act Jwhich amended this section and added sections 13a, 13b, and 21a of this title, is popularly known as the Robinson-Patman Act, as the Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act, and also as the Robinson-Patman Price Discrimination Act.

Price Discrimination Under the Robinson-Patman Act Supplement on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(1). Robinson-Patman Act. The Robinson-Patman Act is a statute (15 U.S.C.A. § 13(a–f) that amended Section 2 of the Clayton Act (Oct.

15,ch.38 Stat. ), which was the first antitrust statute aimed at price discrimination. The Robinson-Patman Act prohibits a seller of commodities from selling comparable goods to different buyers at different prices, except in certain.

The Robinson-Patman Act is a statute (15 U.S.C.A. § 13(a–f) that amended Section 2 of the clayton act (Oct. 15,ch.38 Stat. ), which was the first antitrust statute aimed at price discrimination.

The Robinson-Patman Act prohibits a seller of commodities from selling comparable. The Robinson-Patman Act ofalso called the Anti-Price Discrimination Act, made it illegal for companies to engage in price discrimination. Price discrimination is a practice where a company. whether the protective concern of the Robinson Patman Act is one directed towards competition in general or whether its goal reaches to protection of specific competitors." () Considering the language of the Act and its legislative history, the Third Circuit concluded that the "competitive injury" requirement clearly refers to injury to the disfavored buyer who competes with the favored buyer.

The Robinson-Patman Act (the Act or law), the antitrust law prohibiting "price discrimination," has long been a source of confusion and a target of criticism by courts, commentators, and practitioners.

Even the Supreme Court has acknowledged that the law "by no means represent[s] an exemplar of legislative clarity.". An Overview of the Robinson-Patman Act of With Notable Examples. The Robinson-Patman Act is a Depression-era law aimed at maintaining a healthy level of competition in the market.

This Historyplex post will give you all the details, and even a few examples of the Robinson-Patman Act of. Immediately download the Robinson-Patman Act summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Robinson-Patman Act.The Robinson-Patman Act makes it unlawful to discriminate in price between different purchasers if the effect of the discrimination may substantially lesson competition or create a monopoly.

The Robinson-Patman Act does not apply to sales to NEXCOM or other elements of the U.S. Government.The Robinson-Patman Act of was a result of this public outcry against the chain store. In fact, the Robinson-Patman Act is historically referred to as the "antichain-store act." The act prohibits sellers from charging different prices to different buyers for identical products when the effect might be injurious to .