Antitrust

 

Fall, 2013

 

Randal C. Picker

James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law

The Law School, The University of Chicago

 

Website: picker.uchicago.edu

Email: r-picker@uchicago.edu

Voice: 773.702.0864, Fax: 773.702.0730

Twitter: randypicker

 

Readings: Set 1; Set 2

Statutes (PDF)

 

 

Date

#

Topics/Issues

Cases/Materials

Pages

Statutes

Slides

M, 9/30

1

Introduction

Trans-Missouri, Standard Oil

1-20

SA 1, SA2, FTCA 5

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

W, 10/2

2

Characterizing Horizontal Agreements

Broadcast Music

21-28

 

Slides

Th, 10/3

3

Cont.

NCAA, California Dental

29-44

 

Slides

M, 10/7

4

Cont.

Actavis

45-62

Slides

W, 10/9

5

Finding the Agreement

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

63-90

SA 1

Slides

Th, 10/10

6

Cont.

Apple

91-126

Slides

M, 10/14

7

Cont.

Apple

127-146

 

Slides

W, 10/16

8

Group Refusals to Deal and Joint Ventures

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

147-162

FTCA 5, CA 3, RP 4

Slides

Th, 10/17

9

Vertical Arrangements

Standard Fashions, GTE Sylvania, Leegin

163-188

CA 3

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

M, 10/21

10

Counting Entities

Copperweld, American Needle

189-204

Slides

W, 10/23

11

Monopolization

Alcoa

205-214

SA 2

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

Th, 10/24

12

Tying and Forcing

Jefferson Parish, Kodak

215-238

CA 3

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

W, 10/30

13

Individual Refusals to Deal and Attempted Monopolization

Lorain, Aspen Skiing, Trinko, Spectrum Sports

239-258

SA 2

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

Th, 10/31

14

Predation

AMR, LePageís

259-284

CA 2

Slides

M, 11/4

15

M&A: Mergers

2010 Guidelines

285-306

CA7, CA 7a

Slides; Whiteboard Slides; Video

W, 11/6, 12:15

16

M&A: Recent Cases

Staples, Heinz

307-326

Slides

W, 11/6, 2:45

17

M&A: Cont.

Whole Foods

327-342

Slides

Th, 11/7

18

M&A: Vertical Mergers

Comcast

343-366

 

Slides

M, 11/11

19

Injury, Damages and Remedies

Brunswick, Utilicorp United

367-378

CA 2, CA 4

Slides

W, 11/13

20

Class Actions in Antitrust

Behrend, Italian Colors

379-396

 

Slides

M, 11/18

21

The Labor Exemptions

Brown, Brady

397-418

Slides

W, 11/20

22

Robinson-Patman

New York Great A&P, Feesers

419-436

Slides

Th, 11/21

23

Extraterritorial Application of the Sherman Act

Hartford Fire, Minn-Chem

437-454

FTAIA

Slides

M, 11/25

24

Microsoft in the US

Microsoft III

455-480

Slides

M, 12/2

25

Microsoft in the EU

Microsoft v. Commission

481-504

Art 101 and 102

Slides

W, 12/4

26

Google

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

 

 

Slides

Th, 12/5

27

Review

Consolidated Slides

 

 

Slides