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AGEP Public Policy Institute on Antitrust Economics, February 11-13, 2014


Agenda

 Tuesday, February 11

 

Registration & Reception held at Le Méridien Arlington

 

6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Registration & Reception, Vivace Foyer

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 12

 

Classes held at George Mason University School of Law, Hazel Hall, Room 215 

 

7:15 & 7:45 am

 

Bus Departs, Le Méridien Arlington for George Mason University School of Law

 

7:30 - 8:20 am

 

Breakfast,  Rear Atrium

 

8:30 - 9:45 am

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

 

Daniel D. Polsby, Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

Basic Economics of Supply and Demand

 

 

James C. Cooper,  Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center; Lecturer in Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

10:00 - 11:15 am

 

Overview of Competition and Monopoly

 

 

D. Bruce Johnsen, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

Butler, Drahozal & Shepherd. Economic Analysis for Lawyers, 3rd. Ed., Carolina Academic Press, (Awaiting Publication): Chapter VII (skim entire chapter)

 

11:45 - 1:15 pm

 

Working Lunch: Horizontal and Vertical Restraints | Cooper

 

1:30 - 2:45 pm

 

Unilateral Restraints | Cooper

 

3:00 - 4:15 pm

 

Economics of Intellectual Property

 

 

 

Bruce Kobayashi, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

 

Posner, Richard. "Intellectual Property: The Law & Economics Approach," Journal of Economic Perspectives. No. 2 (2005): 57-73

 

 

Kobayashi, Bruce. "Spilled ink or economic progress?" The Antitrust Bulletin, No. 1 (2008): 5-33. 

 

4:30 - 5:45 pm

 

Merger Analysis

 

 

The Honorable Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

 

5:45 pm

 

Bus Departs, George Mason University School of Law for Le Méridien Arlington

 

6:00 - 8:15 pm

 

Reception & Dinner, Le Méridien Arlington, Vivace Room

 

17th Annual George Mason Law Review
Symposium on Antitrust Law
"The FTC: 100 Years of Antitrust Policy"

 

Thursday, February 13

 

All sessions held at Le Méridien Arlington

 

7:30 - 8:30 am

 

Registration and Breakfast, Vivace Foyer, 4th Floor

 

8:30 - 8:45 am

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

 

Daniel D. Polsby, Professor of Law and Dean, George Mason University School of Law
Henry N. Butler, George Mason Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center
Matthew S. Wheatley, Symposium Editor, George Mason Law Review

 

8:45 - 9:15 am

 

Opening Keynote Address

 

 

The Honorable Edith RamirezChairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

 

 

9:15 - 10:30 am

 

Panel One: Intellectual Property and Antitrust

 

 

The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
John "Jay" JurataPartner, Orrick, Herrington & Suttcliffe LLP
C. Scott Hemphill, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Moderator: James C. Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center and Lecturer in Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

10:45 - 12:00 pm

 

Panel Two: Mergers

 

 

William BlumenthalPartner, Sidley Austin LLP
Chetan Sanghvi, Senior Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting
George S. Cary, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Moderator: The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

12:00 - 1:45 pm

 

LuncheonVivace Room

 

 

Keynote Panelists:
Jon D. LeibowitzPartner, David Polk & Wardwell LLP
Timothy J. Muris, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; George Mason University Foundation Professor, George Mason University School of Law
James C. Miller III, Senior Advisor, Husch Blackwell LLP 

Moderator: William C. MacLeod, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

 

 

2:00 - 3:15 pm

 

Panel Three: State and Professional Restraints

 

 

The Honorable Julie Brill, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law
Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Formerly Professor, Georgetown University Law Center and Formerly Dean, William & Mary Law School
Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, Director of the Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program, New York Univeristy School of Law

Moderator: James C. Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center and Lecturer in Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

 

3:30 - 4:45 pm

 

Panel Four: Section 5 Policy

 

 

The Honorable Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Sharis A. Pozen, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Justin "Guz" Hurwitz, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Nebrasksa College of Law
Carl W. Hittinger, Partner, DLA Piper and Co-Chair, US Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group

Moderator: Bruce McCulloch, Partner, Freshfields Bruchkaus Ceringer

 

 

4:45 - 5:00

 

Closing Remarks

 

5:00 pm

 

Adjourn