October 28, 2007

Patriots vs. StubHub: Do Anti-Scalping Laws Prevent Beneficial Markets?

October 28th 2007

The case: In November 2006, The New England Patriots sued Ebay’s StubHub claiming they encouraged ticket holders to resell game tickets, contrary to a “ticket holder agreement”. That same month, StubHub countersued claiming that the Patiots were restricting lawful commerce. Last week the Patriots were granted a discovery request forcing StubHub to turn over contact information […]