[Antitrust] 10/13-20 Restraints of Trade

Mandatory reading:

  • Geoffrey D. Oliver, Of Tenors, Real Estate Brokers and Golf Clubs: A Quick Look at Truncated Rule of Reason Analysis, 24-SPG Antitrust 40 (2010).
  • Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS, 551 U.S. 877 (2007).

Additional reading:

  • Polygram Holding v. FTC, 416 F.3d 29 (D.C. Cir., 2005).
  • Realcomp II, Ltd. v. F.T.C., 635 F.3d 815 (6th Cir. 2011).
  • F.T.C. v. Actavis, Inc., 133 S. Ct. 2223 (2013).
  • Gregory J. Werden, Antitrust’s Rule of Reason: Only Competition Matters, 79 Antitrust L.J. 713 (2014).
  • David Eisenstadt, James Langenfeld, The Role of Economics in Truncated Rule of Reason Analysis, 28-SUM Antitrust 52 (2014).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Continental T. V., Inc. v. GTE Sylvania Inc., 433 U.S. 36 (1977).
  • 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).
  • Robert H. Bork, Resale Price Maintenance and Consumer Welfare, 77 Yale L. J. 950 (1968).
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[LRTW] 9-30 Major Resources for Legal Research

Exercises:

  • United States v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., 351 U.S. 377 (1956).
  • Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS, 551 U.S. 877 (2007).
  • olygram Holding v. FTC, 416 F.3d 29 (D.C. Cir., 2005).
  • 148 F.2d 416.
  • 148 F.2d at 421.
  • Charles Reich, The New Property (1964).
  • Coase, The Problem of Social Cost (1961).
  • Christine Jolls, Cass R. Sunstein & Richard Thaler, A Behavioral Approach to Law and Economics, 50 Stan. L. Rev. 1471 (1998).
  • Articles by Justice Sotomayor.
  • Articles citing Warren & Brandeis, The Right to Privacy, 4 Harv. L. Rev. 193 (1890).
  • Articles citing Ely’s “Democracy and Distrust.”
  • Most recent article by Bill Simon of Columbia Law.
  • Articles published by Columbia Law School in the last 30 days.
  • 有關同性婚姻與多元家庭的文章。
  • 有關廢除死刑的文章。

Homework:

  • 研讀大法官釋字 689號,並整理其論點大綱.

[LRTW] 9-23 Thesis Construction

Homework

  • Find your “news of the week” on one of the following English news site–the New York Times, the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Economist–or one of the major newspapers in Taiwan.
  • Post the link to the news page on our course mailing list, along with a 1-paragraph (no more than 5 lines) summary in the opposite language.
  • Prepare a 3-5 min. short talk on why you chose it to be the news of the week and what it means to you (or the class, the society at large, the world, etc.), in English.

[Antitrust] 9/22-10/6 Market Definition & Market Power

Mandatory reading:

Additional reading:

  • Standard Oil Co. of N.J. v. United States, 221 U.S. 1 (1911).
  • U.S. v. Aluminum Co. of America, 148 F.2d 416 (2nd Cir.1945) (Part I & II, *421 – 439).
  • Mark a. Lemley & Mark P. Mckenna, Is Pepsi Really a Substitute for Coke? Market Definition in Antitrust and IP, 100 Geo. L.J. 2055 (2012).
  • 76 Antitrust L.J. xxx, Symposium: Issues at the Forefront of Monopolization and Abuse of Dominance (2010).
  • Wisdom of Compulsory Licensing for Pharmaceutical Patents, 78 U. CHI. L. REV. 71 (2011).