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Plaintiff’s “unclean hands” irrelevant to antitrust relief (access required)

Holding that “unclean hands” is not a defense to equitable relief in antitrust, the court excluded the defendant’s evidence that the plaintiff misappropriated its trade secrets, finding such evidence not probative under Federal Rule of Evidence 402. Background Plaintiff Steves & Sons Inc. seeks equitable relief against Jeld-Wen based on antitrust violations. At the hearing on the ...