antitruster

antitruster

(ˌæntɪˈtrʌstə)
n
(Commerce) chiefly US a person opposed to trusts, monopolies, or similar organizations

an•ti•trust•er

(ˌæn tiˈtrʌs tər, ˌæn taɪ-)

n.
a person who makes or enforces antitrust legislation.
[1945–50]
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To the dedicated antitruster, the government has fostered a collusive ring under the protection of statute law.
As might be expected, harkening back to his happier days as an antitruster, he opposed too broad an extension of patent rights as they would
Loevinger did not want to leave his post at Justice,(52) and Orrick was not an antitruster, in fact, he had little or no experience or interest in the field up to the date of his appointment.
rested on an alliance of New Deal corporatists and antitrusters.
Antitrusters may wring their hands in frustration at congressional largesse with copyright holders, as with the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, (21) but theirs is not to rectify (p.
To antitrusters, the result is particularly objectionable when, as is often the case, the solution to over-exploitation of resources available in open access requires a collective agreement among competing fishermen to reduce their catch.
Will Microsoft, with a big-play offense but a suspect defense after being routed by the Washington Antitrusters, regain its dominance, or will Starbucks, whose consistent, caffeinated attack has given it field position in every desirable location in America, hold the ball long enough to win The Big Show?
In direct defiance of the new bent at the federal level, the state antitrusters promulgated their own aggressive NAAG Merger Guidelines and NAAG Vertical Restraint Guidelines.
223) He ignores the fact that though some saw the NRA as corporatist,(224) antitrusters had hopes for it too.
The suit represents a great victory for Microsoft's competitors (and their political backers), who for years have been importuning government antitrusters to "do something" about highly successful Microsoft.
Not to be left behind, Klein's fellow antitrusters at the Federal Trade Commission are equally active.
In attacking big business, antitrusters also expressed an interest in regulating the pace of innovation and compensating farmers, workers, and small business owners for its deleterious effects on them.