JAN-15(2)

In this issue:

In Motorola Mobility II, the Seventh Circuit reheard a lawsuit regarding the extent of U.S. antitrust law’s reach outside of the United States, as governed by the FTAIA. We looked at this case last year but, given its importance, felt it was important to revisit the latest ruling—which just might inspire the Supreme Court to take a look. Plus we have two special articles—Michelle Miller & Janusz Ordover bring us the latest on patent trolls while Charles Tingley & Mark Katz review key Canadian competition and foreign investment review trends.

 

Motorola Mobility Redux

David Barth, Jan 29, 2015

The Motorola Decision Overlooks How Cartels and Corporate Families Operate

Courts should seek to avoid pernicious results that will decrease economic efficiency. David Barth (Bates White)

Robert Connolly, Jan 29, 2015

Why the Motorola Mobility Decision was Good for Cartel Enforcement and Deterrence

If the United States is seen as a competition bully, the blowback in other areas besides cartels could be far reaching. Robert Connolly (GeyerGorey)

Eleanor Fox, Jan 29, 2015

Extraterritoriality and Input Cartels: Life in the Global Value Lane—The Collision Course with Empagran and How to Avert It

U.S. law is in danger of creating a void in the reach of U.S. antitrust law to reprehend anticompetitive acts by foreigners abroad destined to raise the price of goods and services to U.S. consumers. Eleanor Fox (NYU School of

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