McKool Smith Principal John Briody offered a critical examination of the ongoing Google antitrust case in his commentary featured in Law360's "Hey Google, What's Next?". His insights explored the complexities of this landmark trial, highlighting its significant role in defining the future of digital monopolies and antitrust law.
Briody examined Google's potential liability under the Sherman Act and the challenges faced by U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta in navigating the extensive trial documentation. According to Briody, the Google case is a litmus test for antitrust enforcers' attempts to regulate Big Tech. He also delved into the economic implications of the case, including Google's revenue and partnerships, and anticipates a prolonged legal process with potential appeals and remedies phases. His commentary underscores the far-reaching impact of this landmark trial on antitrust enforcement and the evolving landscape of digital monopolies.
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