Conroy, et al. v. Staples, Inc., et al.
This consumer antitrust class action was brought in the United States District Court naming our client Staples, Inc. as a purported defendant class representative of all retailers who sold 3M Corporation transparent tape in the United States. Plaintiffs alleged that Staples, Inc. along with similarly situated retailers conspired with 3M Corporation to fix the prices of 3M transparent tape products and to exclude competitors. We successfully obtained early summary judgment in favor of Staples, Inc.