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Law 360: MLB Ripped For Shot At ‘Antitrust Titan’ In Blackout Suit

Nov 16, 2015

Law 360’s Benjamin Horney reports in MLB Ripped For Shot At ‘Antitrust Titan’ In Blackout Suit that Pay-TV subscribers suing their providers and the MLB over blackout rules have urged a New York federal Judge to reject an attempt to block testimony from an expert witness hailed by other courts as an “antitrust titan,” claiming he serves to quantify the impact of the allegedly improper conduct.

The request, made via a letter filed with the court on Friday, came in response to an attempt by the defendants to block law professor Einer Elhauge from testifying in the case. The defendants last week contended that Elhauge was not qualified as an expert witness when it comes to antitrust economics. According to the subscribers, Elhauge has testified as an expert witness on antitrust economics in “dozens of cases,” and has been qualified as an expert on the topic by 11 different court