Spotlight on the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection

Spotlight on the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection

November 2018 Spotlight on the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection By Tianran “Tinny” Song (Labaton Sucharow)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century at George Mason University’s Scalia Law School featured a discussion […]

Recommendations Following the FTC’s October 2018 Hearings on IP and Innovation

Recommendations Following the FTC’s October 2018 Hearings on IP and Innovation

October 2018 Recommendations Following the FTC’s October 2018 Hearings on IP and Innovation By Koren W. Wong-Ervin & Dr. Georgios Effraimidis1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   On October 23-24, 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held hearings on intellectual property (IP) and innovation as part of its broader ongoing hearings […]

Hayek as a New Brandeisian? The Need to Distinguish Theory from Practice in Hayekian Competition Policy

Hayek as a New Brandeisian? The Need to Distinguish Theory from Practice in Hayekian Competition Policy

October 2018 Hayek as a New Brandeisian? The Need to Distinguish Theory from Practice in Hayekian Competition Policy By Joseph V. Coniglio (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The New Brandeis Movement (“NBM”) initially appeared to constitute a broad policy platform aimed at replacing antitrust […]

Before “After Consumer Welfare” — A Response To Professor Wu

Before “After Consumer Welfare” —  A Response To Professor Wu

July 2018 Before “After Consumer Welfare” — A Response To Professor Wu By A. Douglas Melamed (Stanford Law School)1 and Nicolas Petit (Hoover Institution)2 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction In a short article After Consumer Welfare, Now What? The “Protection of Competition” in Practice, Professor Tim Wu proposes abandoning […]

Reflections on Section 5 of the FTC Act & the FTC’s Case Against Intel

Daniel Crane, Feb 28, 2010 The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC’s”) unprecedented enforcement action against Intel raises profound issues concerning the scope of the FTC’s powers to give a construction to Section 5 of the FTC Act that goes beyond the substantive reach of the Sherman Act. While I have urged the FTC to assert such […]

US: Companies lobby for FTC choice that can take-on tech giants

US: Companies lobby for FTC choice that can take-on tech giants

Companies with past issues with Google believe President Trump should nominate Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to be the next chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. The Wall Street Journal reported that a number of companies and interest groups have waged behind-the-scenes lobbying campaigns over who will chair the Federal Trade Commission Reyes, a rising […]

US: Levine Lee adds renowned litigator as partner

US: Levine Lee adds renowned litigator as partner

Levine Lee announced today that Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal has joined the firm as a partner. She previously was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in its litigation department. Ms. Sankoorikal has represented some of the biggest technology and media companies, including IBM, Warner Brothers Records, Qualcomm and Alarm.com, in a wide range of intellectual […]