Microsoft Antitrust Case

Case Analysis

In 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice, along with 19 state attorneys general, an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. for anti-competitive behavior and violation of the Sherman Act. Details of the Justice Department allegations and the case to the court, as well as Microsoft’s position on the issues and line of defense. Describes the sequence of events, beginning with the court, the judge’s decision and remedy, Microsoft appeal, the Court of Appeal’s decision and … Read more »

In 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice, along with 19 state attorneys general, an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. for anti-competitive behavior and violation of the Sherman Act. Details of the Justice Department allegations and the case to the court, as well as Microsoft’s position on the issues and line of defense. Describes the sequence of events, beginning with the court, the judge’s decision and remedy, Microsoft appeal, the appellate court reaches a decision and ultimately the execution by both parties in November 2001.
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David P. Baron,
Chen Lichtenstein
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
14 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 1998. Prod #: P50-PDF-ENG
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