Berman Tabacco

Online DVD Rental Antitrust

In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litigation, No. 09-cv-2029 (N.D. Cal.)

Berman Tabacco was a leader of the federal antitrust class action on behalf of tens of millions of Netflix subscribers who alleged an unlawful agreement between Netflix and Wal-Mart whereby Wal-Mart agreed to exit the online DVD rental market in exchange for Netflix agreeing not to sell new DVDs to its subscribers. The hard-fought case resulted in a settlement of $27.25 million paid by Wal-Mart.

Case Information

  • Settlement Amount:
    $27,250,000