Washington v. Becton Dickinson Corp. (settlement 1989)

University Of Washington sought bids for medical equipment from a variety of vendors. Those vendors all submitted proposals which included Becton Dickinson medical equipment. The highest bidder complained to Becton that VWR and others had submitted a bid discounting Becton equipment. Becton then requested that VWR (lowest bidder) and the other vendor?s either withdraw or increase the bid for Becton equipment to suggested retail prices.

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