Federal Antitrust Policy The Law of Competition and Its Practice

Author: Herbert Hovenkamp
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634602129
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre: Law

Nearly all of the aspects of federal antitrust policy are covered in this treatise. And it’s written so you don’t need a background in economics to understand it. Expert narration states the “black letter” law and presents policy arguments for alternatives. Text also includes an analysis of recent Supreme Court and lower-court decisions.

The Law of Antitrust An Integrated Handbook 2d Hornbook Series

Author: Lawrence Sullivan
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628103724
Release Date: 2006-02-09
Genre: Law

Sullivan and Grimes’ The Law of Antitrust: An Integrated Handbook offers detailed and comprehensive treatment of basic rules, principles, and issues relating to antitrust law to meet the needs of both students and practitioners for treatment of major antitrust areas. The authors address new areas, treat a number of areas more fully, and thoroughly reassess core concepts like monopolization and horizontal and vertical restraint. Coverage includes: Antitrust and the market mechanism Market effects and measurement in antitrust enforcement Price predation Horizontal, intrabrand, distribution, and foreclosure restraints Horizontal and conglomerate vertical mergers and the merger enforcement mechanism Joint ventures Antitrust and competition policy in regulated markets Antitrust and intellectual property Government and private enforcement Antitrust in global markets

Principles of Legal Research 2d Concise Hornbook

Author: Kent Olson
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634598590
Release Date: 2015-07-22
Genre: Law

The second edition of Principles of Legal Research will be published in July and available for Fall 2015 class adoptions. Winner of the American Association of Law Libraries' Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award in 2010, Principles of Legal Research provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. It has been thoroughly updated to provide coverage of WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, and other new resources. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists more than 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.

Hovenkamp s Black Letter Outline on Antitrust 5th

Author: Herbert Hovenkamp
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634590945
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Law

Black Letter Outlines are designed to help a law student recognize and understand the basic principles and issues of law covered in a law school course. Black Letter Outlines can be used both as a study aid when preparing for classes and a review of the subject matter when studying for an examination. This outline covers: Antitrust Economics - Price Theory and Industrial Organization; Cartels, Tacit Collusion, Joint Ventures and Other Combinations of Competitors; Monopolization, Attempt to Monopolize and Predatory Pricing; Vertical Integration and Vertical Mergers; Tie-ins, Reciprocity, Exclusive Dealing and the Franchise Contract; Resale Price Maintenance and Vertical Nonprice Restraints; Refusals to Deal; Horizontal Mergers; Conglomerate and Potential Competition Mergers; Price Discrimination and Differential Pricing Under the Robinson-Patman Act; Jurisdictional, Public Policy and Regulatory Limitations on the Domain of Antitrust; and Enforcement, Procedure and Related Matters.

Comparative Competition Law

Author: John Duns
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781785362576
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Law

Comparative Competition Law examines the key global issues facing competition law and policy. This volume’s specially commissioned chapters by leading writers from the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia provide a synthesis of how these current issues are addressed by drawing on the approaches taken in different jurisdictions around the world. Expert contributors examine the regulation of core competitive conduct by comparing substantive law approaches in the US and the EU. The book then explores issues of enforcement – such as the regulator’s powers, whether to criminalize anti-competitive conduct, the degree to which private enforcement ought to be encouraged, and the extraterritorial scope of domestic laws. Finally, the book discusses how competition law is being implemented in a variety of countries, including Japan, China, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia. This scholarly analysis of the key substantive, procedural, and remedial challenges facing global competition law policymakers offers a comparative framework to facilitate a better understanding of relevant policies. This collection of global perspectives will be of great interest to scholars and students of competition law, microeconomics, and regulatory studies. Competition law regulators, policy makers, and law practitioners will also find this book an invaluable resource.

Refusals to License Intellectual Property

Author: Ian Eagles
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781847318503
Release Date: 2011-12-15
Genre: Law

Economic analysis rarely appears on the judicial horizon in intellectual property litigation. In competition cases, by contrast, economists are familiar figures in the courtroom and the language of economics is scattered throughout the judgments of even the highest courts. One might expect, therefore, that refusals to license intellectual property would generate the same fruitful symbiosis between law and economics when those refusals surface in competition proceedings. This however, has not been how the law on this subject has developed in most jurisdictions. Courts and enforcement agencies faced with a unilateral refusal to license have instead tended to retreat into sketchily articulated black letter rules and presumptions which then have to be fenced off from the rest of competition law by economically irrelevant qualifications and distinctions based on private law categorisations of, and rationales for, individual intellectual property rights. This bypassing of case-by-case analysis in favour of more traditional modes of legal reasoning is not entirely the fault of lawyers. Economists have contributed to this state of affairs by urging judges and regulators to convert empirically undernourished theories about the proper role of intellectual property in a market economy into rules of law and evidentiary presumptions intended to be binding in future cases. How this came about and what it means for the future of effective competition enforcement globally are the twin concerns of this book.

Health Care Management and the Law

Author: Donna K. Hammaker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284117349
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Genre: Law

Health Care Management and the Law-2nd Edition is a comprehensive practical health law text relevant to students seeking the basic management skills required to work in health care organizations, as well as students currently working in health care organizations. This text is also relevant to those general health care consumers who are simply attempting to navigate the complex American health care system. Every attempt is made within the text to support health law and management theory with practical applications to current issues.

The Evolution of European Competition Law

Author: Hanns Ullrich
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781847201867
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Antitrust law

Professor Ullrich is thoughtful and attracted star scholars from many countries, so the papers and discussion are provocative and introduce recent economic thinking, although many are written by lawyers. . . The text is lucid and interesting, the thought innovative and anyone seriously interested in competition policy should read these papers and the comments with pleasure. Valentine Korah, World Competition This collection of papers and comments deserves to be widely read, and it should appeal to academics and practitioners alike. The great mix of topics and the variety of views offered make this a very stimulating contribution to the discussion of the new paradigm of EC competition law, the more economic approach, and its implications for the application and interpretation of the various EU antitrust rules. Thomas Eilmansberger, European Law Journal The editor should be congratulated for bringing together this diverse group of scholars whose spirited disagreements remind one of the many challenges faced in exploring the role and function of competition law. Giorgio Monti, European Review of Contract Law With contributions from leading scholars from all over Europe and the US, this book covers the major areas of substantive competition law from an evolutionary perspective. The leitmotiv of the book has been to assess the dividing line between safeguarding and regulating competition, which it does by reviewing the following subjects: foundations of competition policy in the EU and the US strategic competition policy the evolution of European competition law from a national (Italian) perspective the block exemption of vertical agreements after four years the new Technology Transfer Block Exemption cooperative networking mergers in the media sector abuse of market power concepts of competition in sector specific regulation competition, regulation and systems coherence efficiency claims in EU competition law and sector specific regulation. The Evolution of European Competition Law will be of great interest to lawyers, economists, academics, judges and public officials working in the fields of competition law and policy.

Principles of Legal Research

Author: Kent C. Olson
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: STANFORD:36105134448187
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Law

Principles of Legal Research will be published in June and available for fall 2009 class adoptions. Principles of Legal Research is the long-awaited successor to the venerable How to Find the Law, 9th edition, thoroughly updated for the electronic age. The text provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists nearly 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.