CPI 3(1)

Antitrust with Intellectual Property Damien Geradin, Anne Layne-Farrar, Apr 19, 2007 The Logic and Limits of Ex Ante Competition in a Standard-Setting Environment Some scholars have questioned the process by which cooperative standards are typically set, worrying about the potential for anticompetitive market power to come hand in hand with pro-competitive interoperability. Richard Gilbert, Apr […]

A Tale of Two Courts: Handling Market Definition in Abuse of Dominance Cases Under Market Share-Based Statutory Power Presumptions in China and Korea

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Yong Lim, Yunyu Shen, Feb 12, 2015 The decision by the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (“SPC”) in the Qihoo vs. Tencent case is notable in many aspects starting from the fact that it is the SPC’s first decision […]

The Broader Implications of Merger Remedies in High Technology Markets

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Daniel Sokol, Dec 16, 2014 Merger remedies are an area of increasing complexity around the world. They are also an area of increased focus by competition authorities both with regard to process (particularly coordination) and substance. The recent ICN merger working group workshop […]

Qihoo 360 v Tencent: First Antitrust Decision by The Supreme Court

David Evans, Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, Oct 21, 2014 CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Zhang (Global Economics Group) presents: Qihoo 360 v Tencent: First Antitrust Decision by The Supreme Court – David S. Evans & Vanessa Yanhua Zhang* Click here for a pdf version of this article. On October 16, 2014, the Supreme People Court […]

Reflections on Bazaarvoice

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Gregory Leonard, Parker Normann, Mar 13, 2014 Because merger cases get litigated to judgment only every so often, when such a case comes along, it is useful to take stock. We reflect on issues of interest to us as economists that are raised […]

Lessons From United States v. Bazaarvoice

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Matthew Joseph, Barry Nigro, Mar 13, 2014 Two days after Bazaarvoice acquired its rival, PowerReviews, for $168.2 million, the Department of Justice initiated an investigation into the acquisition’s competitive effects. Eighteen months later, Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California held […]

Geographic Market Definition in China – Inching Towards Convergence?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Stallibrass, Jing Wen, Feb 11, 2014 Antitrust activity in China stepped up a gear in 2013. While there was no increase in the number of merger decisions from previous years, there was a marked increase in the detail provided by the Ministry […]

Analyzing Competition Among Internet Players: Qihoo 360 v. Tencent

Howard Chang, David Evans, Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, Dec 30, 2013 In one of the most significant antitrust decisions since China implemented the Anti-Monopoly Law in 2008, the Guangdong High People’s Court dismissed claims on anticompetitive bundling and exclusionary practice brought by Qihoo 360 against Tencent. The Guangdong High Court issued an 80-page decision that provided a […]

Supplement to Platform Economics: The Economics of Multi-Sided Businesses

Supplement to Platform Economics: The Economics of Multi-Sided Businesses

Oct 16, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) I’ve written the following articles on multi-sided platforms since the publication of Platform Economics: Essays on Multi-Sided Businesses in December 2011. Hopefully, you’ll find them useful. The first article, the “Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platforms,” provides a survey of the literature on multi-sided […]

Attention Rivalry Among Online Platforms

Sep 30, 2013 CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) presents: Attention Rivalry Among Online Platforms – David S. Evans (GlobalEcon/UChicago This month we present a Chinese article by David S. Evans, which was just published at the Electronics Intellectual Property, an official journal of Ministry of Industrial and Information Technology […]