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Streisand in Cahoots with Blockbuster?
Highest Court Superior Court of Rhode Island
Year Ended 1997
Plaintiffs DVD/Video Rental Establishment(s)
Defendants Blockbuster Video
Sony Music
Streisand, Barbra
Video/DVD Distributor(s)
Other No Other parties on file
Short Description Plaintiff owns a small, individually-run video store, and sued Barbra Streisand, her record label, and numerous others for general anticompetitive behavior, after Blockbuster Video received an exclusive license to distribute a special videotape entitled "Barbra-The Concert." The court dismissed the anti-competition claim, whether stated as federal or state, as well as the assorted commercial wrongs Plaintiff initially alleged. - LSW

Legal Issues
Consumer Protection State Statute/Common Law Antitrust, Monopoly & Restraint of Trade
Torts Economic Torts Civil Conspiracy
Trademarks & Unfair Competition State Statute/Common Law Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices
    Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts


Opinions ERI Max Entertainment, Inc. v. Streisand
690 A.2d 1351
Supreme Court of Rhode Island , March 17, 1997 ( No. 95-615-Appeal )


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Related Searches Parties
Blockbuster Video ( Defendant )
DVD/Video Rental Establishment(s) ( Plaintiff )
Sony Music ( Defendant )
Streisand, Barbra ( Defendant )
Video/DVD Distributor(s) ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Consumer Protection / State Statute/Common Law / Antitrust, Monopoly & Restraint of Trade
Torts / Economic Torts / Civil Conspiracy
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts

Courts
Superior Court of Rhode Island (highest court)
Supreme Court of Rhode Island


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