William Dixon, the owner of a Middletown, Conn., copier repair company, is taking on Xerox Corp. to determine if its refusal to sell him spare parts was a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. The case before U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill could clarify whether a company with legal patent and copyright monopolies in spare parts can legally refuse to supply all replacement parts.
Xerox's Parts Scheme: Illegal or Genius?
The Connecticut Law Tribune
December 1, 2004