GMU Law Review Symposium on High-Tech Antitrust on January 26th
I am very pleased to pass along this information about the 15th Annual Symposium on Antitrust Law on January 26th, 2012 sponsored by the George Mason Law Review, GMU Law & Economics Center, and Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.
The George Mason Law Review, in partnership with the George Mason University Law & Economics Center and sponsor Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, is pleased to present its 15th Annual Symposium on Antitrust Law on January 26, 2012. The symposium, entitled “Antitrust in High-Tech Industries,” will be held in the Founders Hall Auditorium at George Mason University School of Law, located at 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia.
The program will focus on the proper role of antitrust in high technology industries, including the extent to which current competition policy is adequate to address dynamic competition concerns that are prevalent in rapidly evolving sectors. Specifically, panels will explore the application of antitrust laws to social media, mergers, online search, and online advertising.
The Keynote Address will be delivered by William Kovacic, former Chairman of the US Federal Trade Commission.
Please join us on January 26, 2012! To register, click here.
For a detailed description of the Symposium Panels, click here.
General Admission: $150.00
Note: 5.5 CLE credit hours from the Virginia Bar Association are available for program attendees.
For more information, contact Katie Brown at [email protected] or call (703) 375-9529.
Speakers and Agenda:
8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:35am Welcome and Introduction
8:35 – 10:00am Panel 1: Perspectives on High-Tech Antitrust
Howard Shelanski, Georgetown University Law Center
Herbert Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law
George L. Priest, Yale Law School
Keith Hylton, Boston University School of Law
10:15 – 11:45pm Panel 2: Social Media
Catherine E. Tucker, MIT Sloan School of Management
Spencer W. Waller, Loyola University, Chicago School of Law
Frank Pasquale, Seton Hall Law School
11:45 – 1:45pm Luncheon and Keynote Address
William E. Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School
1:45 – 3:15pm Panel 3: Mergers
Luke M. Froeb, Vanderbilt University
Thomas W. Hazlett, George Mason University School of Law
Jonathan B. Baker, American University Washington College of Law
3:30 – 4:45pm Panel 4: Search and Online Advertising
William C. MacLeod, Kelly Drye & Warren LLP
Joshua D. Wright, George Mason University School of Law
Daniel Crane, University of Michigan Law School
Scott A. Sher, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
4:45 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks
5:00 – 6:00pm Refreshments/ Reception
George Mason University School of Law
Founders Hall Auditorium
3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
For directions, click here.