[Antitrust] 11/5-12 Vertical Restraints

Mandatory:

  • Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS, 551 U.S. 877 (2007).

Additional:

  • Continental T. V., Inc. v. GTE Sylvania Inc., 433 U.S. 36 (1977) .
  • Eastman Kodak Co. v. Image Technical Services, 504 U.S. 451 (1992).
  • Queen City Pizza, Inc. v. Domino’s Pizza, Inc., 129 F.3d 724 (3rd Cir. 1997).
  • Rick-Mik Enterprises v. Equilon Enterprises, 532 F.3d 963, (9th Cir., 2008).
  • LePage’s Inc. v. 3M, 324 F.3d 141 (3d Cir. 2003).
  • Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co., 220 U. S. 373 (1911).
  • State Oil v. Khan, 522 U.S. 3 (1997).
  • Albrecht v. Herald Co., 390 U.S. 145 (1968).
  • Jefferson Parish Hosp. Dist. v. Hyde, 466 U.S. 2 (1984).
  • Xerox, 203 F3d 1322 (Fed Cir 2000).
  • Microsoft 2001, 253 F.3d 34 (D.C. Cir. 2001).
  • Randy D. Gordon, Framing Franchise Antitrust Litigation: The Legacy of Kodak and Queen City Pizza, 40 SW. L. REV. 247 (2010).
  • Robert H. Bork, Resale Price Maintenance and Consumer Welfare, 77 Yale L. J. 950 (1968).
  • Michelle M. Burtis & Bruce H. Kobayashi, Why an Original Can be Better Than a Copy: Intellectual Property, the Antitrust Refusal to Deal, and ISO Antitrust Litigation,  9 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 143 (2001) (the Westlaw ver. omitted tables, so you may want to try SSRN instead).
  • Constance E. Bagley & Gavin Clarkson, Adverse Possession for Intellectual Property: Adapting an Ancient Concept to Resolve Conflicts Between Antitrust and Intellectual Property Laws in the Information Age, 16 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 327 (2003).
  • Benjamin Klein, Competitive Resale Price Maintenance in the Absence of Free Riding, 76 Antitrust L.J. 431 (2009).
  • John Simpson & Abraham L. Wickelgren, Discounts, Leverage Theory, and Downstream Competition, 9 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 370 (2007).
  • Alan J. Meese, Antitrust Balancing in a (Near) Coasean World: The Case of Franchise Tying Contracts, 95 Mich. L. Rev. 111 (1996).
  • Louis Kaplow, Extension of Monopoly Power Through Leverage, 85 Colum. L. Rev. 515 (1985).
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[Antitrust] 10/22-29 Mergers & Acquisitions

Mandatory:

Additional:

  • DOJ Vertical Merger Guidelines.
  • German Federal Cartel Office, Guidance on Substantive Merger Control (2012).
  • United States v. General Dynamics, 415 U. S. 486 (1974).
  • FTC v. Procter & Gamble Co., 386 U.S. 568 (1967).
  • Brown Shoe v. United States, 370 U.S. 294 (1962).
  • FTC  v. Whole Foods Market, 548 F.3d 1028 (2008).
  • Omnicare, Inc. v. Unitedhealth Group, Inc., 629 F.3d 697 (7th Cir. 2011).

[LRTW] 10-9 Westlaw and Bluebook I

Westlaw exercise:

  • Christine Jolls et al., A Behavioral Approach to Law & Economics, 50 Stan. L. Rev. 1471 (1998).
  • Polygram Holding v. FTC, 416 F.3d 29 (D.C. Cir., 2005).
  • 148 F.2d 416.
  • 148 F.2d at 421.
  • Warren & Brandeis, The Right to Privacy, 4 Harv. L. Rev. 193 (1890).
  • Articles by Justice Ginsburg.
  • Articles citing Richard Posner’s “The Economics of Justice.”
  • Most recent article by Bob Gordon.
  • Articles published by Duke Law School in the last 30 days.
  • 有關 Obama 政府健保改革的文章。

Homework:

  • Study Bluebook Rule 1-9 & 16.
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[Antitrust] 10/8~15 Horizontal Restraints

Mandatory reading:

Additional reading:

  • Robert Bork, The Rule of Reason and the Per Se Concept: Price Fixing and Market Division, 74 Yale L.J. 775 (1965) and 75 Yale L.J. 373 (1966).
  • Gary Minda, The Law and Metaphor of Boycott, 41 Buff. L. Rev. 807 (1993).
  • Thomas M. Jorde & David J. Teece, Rule of Reason Analysis of Horizontal Arrangements: Agreements Designed to Advance Innovation and Commercialize Technology, 61 Antitrust L.J. 579 (1993).
  • Chicago Board of Trade v. United States, 246 U.S. 231 (1918).
  • Fashion Originators’ Guild of America v. FTC, 312 U.S. 457 (1941).
  • NCAA v. University of Oklahoma, 468 U.S. 85 (1984).
  • Northwest Wholesale Stationers, Inc. v. Pacific Stationery & Printing Co., 472 U.S. 284 (1985).
  • FTC v. Indiana Federation of Dentists, 476 U.S. 447 (1986).
  • California Dental Ass’n v. FTC, 526 U.S. 756 (1999).
  • American Needle v. National Football League, 130 S.Ct. 2201 (2010).
  • Kenneth L. Glazer, Concerted Refusals to Deal Under Section 1 of the Sherman Act, 70 Antitrust L.J. 1 (2002).