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Spring 2021 Seminar

Advanced Antitrust

Prerequisites: A prior antitrust or competition law course. Students with applicable experience or who have taken similar courses elsewhere may contact the instructor for a prerequisite waiver.

Exam Type: No Exam

This seminar will explore current issues in antitrust law and economics, with a focus on the IP/Antitrust interface and innovation. Anticipated topics include the economics of innovation, “Big Tech” and antitrust, legal standards and remedies for monopolization, standard essential patents, patent assertion entities, and the intersection between extraterritoriality, global antirust enforcement, and optimal deterrence. Students will participate orally and write short response papers on class topics of their choosing.