Friday, January 22, 2016
NYU School of Law
108 West 3rd Street
Lipton Hall

Conference Co-sponsors
NYU School of Law
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law

Conference Co-organizers
Edward Cavanagh, St. John's University School of Law
Harry First, NYU School of Law
D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law

The purpose of this day-long conference is to provide an opportunity for antitrust/competition law professors who began their full time professorial career in or after September 2008 to present their latest research. Senior antitrust scholars and practitioners in the field will comment on the papers.

Free and open to the public. NY CLE credits are available to attendees. For registration and more information visit the ABA Section of Antitrust Law.

Conference Videos


08:20 – 08:50am         Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:50 – 09:00am         Welcome/Opening Remarks

Dean Trevor Morrison, NYU School of Law

09:00 – 10:45am         Session 1: Institutional Issues I

Session Chair: Stephen Houck, Menaker & Herrmann

Presenter: Maciej Bernatt, University of Warsaw
The Judicial Review of FTC Decisions: Any Lessons for Europe?
Discussant: Andrew Gavil, Howard University School of Law

Presenter: Rebecca Haw Allensworth, Vanderbilt University Law School
New Antitrust Federalism
Discussant: Jonathan Baker, American University Washington College of Law

Presenter: Angela Zhang, King’s College London
Ideological Divide at the General Court: An Empirical Investigation
Discussant: Harry First, NYU School of Law

Presenter: Matthew Jennejohn, Brigham Young University Law School
Innovation and the Design of Antitrust Institutions
Discussant: Spencer Waller, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Practitioner Discussant: Stacey Mahoney, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

10:45 – 11:00am         Break

11:00 – 12:45pm         Session 2: Antitrust Economics

Session Chair: Richard Steuer, Mayer Brown

Presenter: Felix Chang, University of Cincinnati College of Law
Vertical Integration in Derivatives Markets
Discussant: Tim Wu, Columbia Law School

Presenter: Murat Mungan, Florida State University College of Law
Sharing of Cost Related Information Can Increase Consumer Welfare Under Risk-aversion
Discussant: Larry White, NYU Stern School of Business

Presenter: Yong Chao, University of Louisville Department of Economics
All-Units Discounts as a Partial Foreclosure Device
Discussant: Luis Cabral, NYU Stern School of Business

Presenter: D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Policy Innovations, Political Preferences, and Cartel Prosecutions
Discussant: Christopher Sprigman, NYU School of Law

Practitioner Discussant: Dale Collins, Shearman & Sterling

12:45 – 1:45pm             Lunch

Keynote Address: Jonathan Jacobson, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Incoming ABA Section of Antitrust Chair
The Role of Academia in Antitrust

1:45 – 3:05pm             Session 3: Antitrust and Intellectual Property

Session Chair: Steven Edwards, Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan

Presenter: Daryl Lim, John Marshall Law School
Patent Holdups
Discussant: Scott Hemphill, NYU School of Law

Presenter: Liza Vertinsky, Emory University School of Law
Discussant: Hillary Greene, University of Connecticut School of Law

Presenter: Ramsi Woodcock, Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Innovation and Reverse Payments
Discussant: Michael Carrier, Rutgers School of Law - Camden

Practitioner Discussant: Eric Stock, NY AG Office

3:05 – 3:30pm             Break

3:30 – 5:00pm             Session 4: Institutional Issues II

Session Chair: Elizabeth Prewitt, Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Presenter: Marek Martyniszyn, Queen’s University Belfast
Foreign State’s Entanglement in Anticompetitive Conduct
Discussant: Edward Cavanaugh, St. John’s University School of Law

Presenter: Niamh Dunne, London School of Economics
Ratemaking through EU Law: Competition Law and Regulatory Approaches
Discussant: Mark Patterson, Fordham University School of Law

Presenter: Avirup Bose, Jindal Global Law School
A Poverty of Antitrust Reasoning: Five Tales from India
Discussant: Eleanor Fox, NYU School of Law

Practitioner Discussant: Lisl Dunlop, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

5:00 – 5:30pm             Cocktail Reception