276.2 - Antitrust & IP (Sp07)

Meeting Time:
F 8:00-9:50

Meeting Location:
Boalt 121

Lecturer:
Samuel R. Miller
Sidley Austin LLP
555 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94104

Telephone: 415-772-7447
Facsimile: 415 772 7400
e-mail: srmiller@sidley.com

Class Schedule:

January 12

Introduction and discussion of whether intellectual property laws and antitrust laws are complementary or are in conflict
Session 1

Reading :

January 19 Recent Antitrust Complaints
Session 2

Reading :

January 26 The Microsoft Antitrust Cases - Part I
Session 3

Reading :

February 2 The Microsoft Antitrust Cases - Part II
Session 4

Reading :

February 9 Litigation of Intellectual Property Rights and "Sham" Litigation
Session 5

Reading :

February 16 The "Essential Facilities" Doctrine and Refuses to Deal
Session 6

Reading :

February 23 Antitrust Issues Involving Intellectual Property Standards
Session 7

Reading :

March 2 Licensing Issues in the U.S. and the EU
Session 8

Reading :

March 9 Tying, Bundling, and Package Licensing
Session 9

Reading :

March 16 Cross-Licensing and Patent Pooling
Session 10

Reading :

March 23 Merger Enforcement in Technology Markets
Session 11

Reading :

March 26-30 NO CLASS - SPRING BREAK
April 6 Antitrust Issues in Settling Intellectual Property; the Pharmaceutical Cases
Session 12

Reading :

April 13 & 20 Student Presentations