Antitrust

 

Winter, 2015

 

Randal C. Picker

James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law

The Law School, The University of Chicago

 

Readings: Set 1; Set 2

Statutes (PDF)

 

 

Date

#

Topics/Issues

Cases/Materials

Pages

Statutes

Slides

M, 1/5

1

Introduction

Trans-Missouri, Standard Oil

1-20

SA 1, SA2, FTCA 5

Slides

W, 1/7

2

Characterizing Horizontal Agreements

Broadcast Music, NCAA, California Dental

21-44

 

Slides

Th, 1/8

3

Cont.

 

 

 

Slides

M, 1/12

4

Cont.

Actavis

45-60

Slides

W, 1/14

5

Finding the Agreement

Interstate Circuit, Theatre Enterprises, High Fructose, Twombly, Text Messaging

61-88

SA 1

Slides

Th, 10/15

6

Cont.

Apple

89-120

Slides

W, 1/21

7

Cont.

Apple

121-140

Slides

Th, 1/22

8

Group Refusals to Deal and Joint Ventures

Fashion Originators, Associated Press, Klorís, Radiant Burner, Northwest Wholesale Stationers, Dagher

141-156

FTCA 5, CA 3, RP 4

Slides

M, 1/26

9

Vertical Arrangements

Standard Fashions, GTE Sylvania, Leegin

157-182

CA 3

Slides

W, 1/28

10

Counting Entities

Copperweld, American Needle

183-198

Slides

Th, 1/29

11

Monopolization

Alcoa

199-208

SA 2

Slides

M, 2/2

12

Tying and Forcing

Jefferson Parish, Kodak

209-232

CA 3

Slides

W, 2/4

13

Individual Refusals to Deal and Attempted Monopolization

Lorain, Aspen Skiing, Trinko, Spectrum Sports

233-252

SA 2

Slides

Th, 2/5

14

Predation

AMR, LePageís

253-278

CA 2

Slides

M, 2/9

15

M&A: Mergers

2010 Guidelines

279-300

CA7, CA 7a

Slides

W, 2/11

16

M&A: Recent Cases

Staples, Heinz

301-320

Slides

Th, 2/12

17

M&A: Cont.

Whole Foods

321-336

Slides

M, 2/16

18

M&A: Vertical Mergers

Comcast

337-360

Slides

W, 2/18

19

Injury, Damages and Remedies

Brunswick, Utilicorp United

361-372

CA 2, CA 4

Slides

Th, 2/19

20

Class Actions in Antitrust

Behrend, Italian Colors

373-390

 

Slides

M, 2/23

21

Robinson-Patman

New York Great A&P, Feesers

391-408

Slides

W, 2/25

22

Extraterritorial Application of the Sherman Act

Minn-Chem, Motorola Mobility

409-428

FTAIA

Slides

Th, 2/26

23

Microsoft in the US

Microsoft III

429-454

Slides

M, 3/2

24

Microsoft in the EU

Microsoft v. Commission

455-478

Art 101 and 102

Slides

W, 3/4

25

Google

FTC Statement (1-3-13); Google Commitments Letter; Alumnia Speech (5-12-12); Almunia Speech (10-1-13)

Slides

Th, 3/5

26

Review

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