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October 22 Event: Antitrust and the Dynamics of Competition in High-Tech Industries

October 22 Event: Antitrust and the Dynamics of Competition in High-Tech Industries

 

For Immediate Release
October 13, 2010

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

 

Please join the Technology Policy Institute on October 22 for “Antitrust and the Dynamics of Competition in High-Tech Industries,” where experts will discuss and critique four papers examining antitrust issues of concern for the technology and communications sectors.  The papers were prepared as part of the TPI project “Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Information and Communications Technology: Antitrust and the Dynamics of Competition in ‘New Economy’ Industries.”

 

The event will be held October 22 in the Polaris Suite of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  Registration can be performed on the TPI website and questions should be directed to Ashley Creel at acreel@techpolicyinstitute.org.  Members of the press should contact Amy Smorodin at asmorodin@techpolicyinstitute.org.

 

 

8:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 AM

Panel 1:

Robert Crandall, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution and

Charles Jackson, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, George Washington University

Antitrust in High-Tech Industries: The Three Major Recent Monopolization Cases

Joshua Wright, Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University Law School

Does Antitrust Enforcement in High Tech Markets Benefit Consumers? Stock Price Evidence from FTC v. Intel

 

Discussants:

Timothy Brennan, Professor, Public Policy and Economics University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future

Joseph Farrell, Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission

 

10:30 AM

Panel 2:

Bruce Owen, Director, Public Policy Program, Stanford University and Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Antitrust and Vertical Integration in "New Economy" Industries

Christopher Yoo, Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer and Information Science and Director, Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Cloud Computing:  Architectural and Policy Implications

 

Discussants:

Michael Salinger, Professor/Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Markets, Public Policy and Law, Boston University School of Management

Carl Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics, U.S. Department of Justice

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