Code of Federal Regulations: Containing a Codification of Documents of General Applicability and Future Effect as of December 31, 1948, with Ancillaries and Index

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U.S. General Services Administration, National Archives and Records Service, Office of the Federal Register, 1949 - Administrative law
Special edition of the Federal Register, containing a codification of documents of general applicability and future effect ... with ancillaries.

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Page 280 - Procurement of competitors' confidential information by unfair means and wrongful use thereof. It is an unfair trade practice for any member of the industry to obtain information concerning the business of a competitor by bribery of an employee or agent of such competitor, by false or misleading statements or representations, by the. impersonation of one in authority, or by any other unfair means, and to use the information so obtained in such a manner as to injure said competitor in his business...
Page 515 - Inducing breach of contract. Inducing or attempting to induce the breach of existing lawful contracts between competitors and their customers or their suppliers by any false or deceptive means whatsoever, or interfering with or obstructing the performance of any such contractual duties or services by any such means, with the purpose and effect of unduly hampering, injuring, or prejudicing competitors in their businesses, is an unfair trade practice.
Page 420 - Antidiscrimination Act, which amendment was approved May 26, 1938, and reads as follows: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That nothing in the Act approved June 19, 1936 (Public, Numbered 692, Seventy-Fourth Congress, second session), known as the RobinsonPatman Antidiscrimination Act, shall apply to purchases of their supplies for their own use by schools, colleges, universities, public libraries, churches, hospitals,...
Page 188 - States, or to fix a price charged therefor, or discount from, or rebate upon, such price, on the condition, agreement, or understanding that the lessee or purchaser thereof shall not use or deal in the athletic goods or equipment of a competitor or competitors of the lessor or seller where the effect of such lease, sale, or contract for sale or such condition, agreement, or understanding may be to substantially lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly in any line of commerce, is an unfair...
Page 235 - Defamation of competitors or disparagement of their products. The defamation of competitors by falsely imputing to them dishonorable conduct, inability to perform contracts, questionable credit standing, or by other false representations, or the false disparagement of the grade, quality, or manufacture of the...
Page 439 - Unfair threats of infringement suits. The circulation of threats of suit for infringement of patents or trade-marks among customers or prospective customers of competitors, not made in good faith but for the purpose or with the effect of thereby harassing or intimidating such customers or prospective customers, or of unduly hampering, injuring or prejudicing competitors in their business, is an unfair trade practice.
Page 258 - Arbitration. The industry approves the practice of handling business disputes between members of the industry and their customers in a fair and reasonable manner, coupled with a spirit of moderation and good will, and every effort should be made by the disputants themselves to compose their differences. If unable to do so they should, if possible, submit these disputes to arbitration.
Page 472 - Use of lottery schemes. The offering or giving of prizes, premiums, or gifts in connection with the sale of industry products, or as an inducement thereto, by any scheme which involves lottery or scheme of chance, is an unfair trade practice.
Page 301 - ... use of said trade outlets in getting their goods to consumers through regular channels of distribution, or with such purpose to entirely close said trade outlets to such competitors so as to substantially lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly or to unreasonably restrain trade: Provided, however, That nothing herein shall be construed or used as restricting or preventing consignment shipping or marketing of commodities in good faith and without artificial interference with competitors'...
Page 6 - In case of desire to contest the proceeding the respondent shall, within twenty (20) days from the service of the complaint, file with the Commission an answer to the complaint. Such answer shall contain a concise statement of the facts which constitute the ground of defense. Respondent shall specifically admit or deny or explain each of the facts alleged in the complaint, unless respondent is without knowledge, in which case respondent shall so state.

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