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2014 Antitrust Symposium

The George Mason Law Review, in partnership with the Law and Economics Center, proudly presents:

The 17th Annual Antitrust Symposium

The FTC: 100 Years of Antitrust and Competition Policy

February 13, 2014
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Opening Keynote Address – Watch Here

The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

Panel One: Intellectual Property and Antitrust – Watch Here


James C. Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center, George Mason University School of Law


The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

John “Jay” Jurata, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

C. Scott Hemphill, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Panel Two: Mergers – Watch Here


The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law


William Blumenthal, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

George S. Cary, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Dr. Chetan Sanghvi, Senior Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting

Keynote Panel – Watch Here


William C. MacLeod, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP


Jon Leibowitz, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Timothy J. Muris, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; George Mason University Foundation Professor, George Mason University School of Law

James C. Miller III, Senior Advisor, Husch Blackwell LLP

Panel Three: State and Professional Restraints – Watch Here


James C. Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center, George Mason University School of Law


The Honorable Julie Brill, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor, George Mason University School of Law; Senior Scholar of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Senior Fellow at the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Formerly Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Formerly Dean, William & Mary Law School

Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, Director of the Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program, New York University School of Law

Panel Four: Section 5 Policy – Watch Here


Bruce McCulloch, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


The Honorable Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Carl W. Hittinger, Partner, Co-Chair, US Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, DLA Piper

Sharis A. Pozen, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Justin “Gus” Hurwitz, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law


For more information, please contact gmusymposium@gmail.com.

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