Criminalization of wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements

Criminalization of wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements

June, 2017 By John M. Taladay and Vishal Mehta [1] Click here for a PDF version of the article On October 20, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly issued guidance for human resource professionals regarding the applicability of the antitrust laws to the hiring […]

International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations

International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations

May 2017 International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article In March 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report and recommendations on International Competition Policy (Expert Report), written by a bipartisan group of highly regarded experts in competition and […]

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies

April 2017 Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies By Koren W. Wong-Ervin[1] (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article Several recent antitrust investigations involving the licensing of intellectual property rights (IPR) have raised concerns about fundamental due process and the alleged use of industrial […]

The Royalty Base Controversy Revisited

The Royalty Base Controversy Revisited

April 2017 CPI North America Column edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute at George Mason University School of Law) presents: The Royalty Base Controversy Revisited By Jorge Padilla[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction Royalties based on the sales price of the entire final product incorporating the patented technology […]

The Next New Thing: Mediation in Canadian Competition Tribunal Disputes

The Next New Thing: Mediation in Canadian Competition Tribunal Disputes

November, 2016 CPI North America Column edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute at George Mason University School of Law) presents: The Next New Thing: Mediation in Canadian Competition Tribunal Disputes By Rob Kwinter (Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP) Click here for a PDF version of the article Mediation has come to the Canadian […]

Is Mere Allegiance to a Business Association’s Rules Enough to Plead a Sherman Act Conspiracy?

Is Mere Allegiance to a Business Association’s Rules Enough to Plead a Sherman Act Conspiracy?

June 13, 2016 CPI North America Column edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute at George Mason University School of Law) presents: Is Mere Allegiance to a Business Association’s Rules Enough to Plead a Sherman Act Conspiracy? by Alden F. Abbott1 Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction On June 28, […]

Criminal Sanctions for Cartel Conduct in Mexico

Criminal Sanctions for Cartel Conduct in Mexico

June, 2016 CPI North America Column edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute) presents: Criminal Sanctions for Cartel Conduct in Mexico By Carlos Mena-Labarthe[1] [1] Head of the Investigative Authority at the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission.   Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The fight against cartel conduct […]

Canada’s Updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines

Canada’s Updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines

June 13, 2016 CPI North America Column edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute at George Mason University School of Law) presents: Canada’s Updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines by Alan Gunderson[1] [1] Alan Gunderson is Coordinator, Advocacy and Economic Analysis Directorate, at Canada’s Competition Bureau. The views and opinions expressed in this article are […]

A Competition Perspective on Apportionment of Patent Infringement Remedies

A Competition Perspective on Apportionment of Patent Infringement Remedies

May, 2016 A Competition Perspective on Apportionment of Patent Infringement Remedies – Click here for a PDF version of the article By John Dubiansky1 (Federal Trade Commission) Edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin, Director of the Global Antitrust Institute and Adjunct Professor at George Mason University School of Law Introduction In a series of recent decisions computing […]