UNITED STATES v. ALCOA

No. 204.

377 U.S. 271 (1964)

UNITED STATES v. ALUMINUM CO. OF AMERICA ET AL.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 1, 1964.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Solicitor General Cox argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Assistant Attorney General Orrick, Frank Goodman, Robert B. Hummel, Donald F. Melchior, Charles D. Mahaffie, Jr. and Richard J. Wertheimer.

Herbert A. Bergson argued the cause for appellees. With him on the brief were Howard Adler, Jr., Hugh Latimer and William K. Unverzagt.


MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.

The question is whether the 1959 acquisition by the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) of the stock and assets of the Rome Cable Corporation (Rome) "may be substantially to lessen competition, or to tend to create a monopoly" in the production and sale of various wire and cable products and accessories within the meaning of § 7 of the Clayton Act.

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