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Spring 2022

Course Description
This course explores some of the more difficult antitrust issues posed by the modern global economy. For instance, what are the rules for maintaining patent pools and industry-wide technical standards in an innovation-driven economy? How should antitrust cope with market definition in healthcare and pharmaceutical industries that are constantly evolving? What is the extra-territorial application of U.S. antitrust law? What are the important differences between U.S. Antitrust Law and European Competition Law? What role does antitrust play in heavily regulated industries, such as telecommunications, finance and healthcare? Likewise, what role will antitrust play in the explosive growth of sports & entertainment worldwide? These and other issues identified in the syllabus are at the leading edge of today's antitrust world. A solid grasp of the core principles taught in Antitrust I is essential for students electing to take this course.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-18-2022 - 04-25-2022   T  1:30 PM-3:15 PM F109

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
  • Textbook Name: Antitrust Law, Policy, and Procedure: Cases, Materials, Problems
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: E. Thomas Sullivan et al.
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    Edition: Seventh Edition
    ISBN: 9781630430153
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Please read pages 37-45 of the course textbook and the paper titled Chicago, Post-Chicago and Beyond: Time to Let Go of the 20th Century by Bruce Kobayashi and Timothy Muris (accessible via Google or the law library catalog).

    Required Reading Material: Antitrust Law, Policy, and Procedure: Cases, Materials, Problems, Seventh Edition, by Sullivan, Hovenkamp, Shelanski, and Leslie, published by Carolina Academic Press, ISBN 9781630430153

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    Additional Information:
    A copy of the syllabus is attached.

    Spring 2022 - Antitrust II - Syllabus.pdf



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