Silicon Valley Antitrust v.3

Hanno Kaiser U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Fall 2013 Friday 8 - 9:50 am, Room 170


Class 1: Introduction; antitrust and technology

August 23, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Slides

Class 2: Horizontal agreements: Hardcore cartels and efficient collaborations

August 30, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Slides

Class 3: Horizontal agreements: New business models

September 6, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 4: The Microsoft Universe, Part 1/2

September 13, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading/viewing

Slides

Class 5: The Microsoft Universe, Part 2/2

September 20, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Slides

Class 6: Predatory innovation

September 27, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional Reading

Class 7: Open and Closed Systems: Foundations: Tying and Aftermarkets, Part 1/2

October 4, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Class 8: Open and Closed Systems: Platform Strategy, Part 2/2

October 11, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 9: Interconnect obligations and refusals to deal

October 18, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 10: The Smartphone Wars: Standard Essential Patent Holdup, Part 1/2

October 25, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 11: Smartphone Wars: The Path Forward, Part 2/2 and Guest Lecture: The Mozilla Story (Harvey Anderson)

November 1, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 12: The Google Search Investigations

November 8, 2013

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 13: High Technology Mergers, Part 1-2

November 22, 2013 (8 am)

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Class 14: High Technology Mergers, Part 2-2

November 22, 2013 (1 pm, Room 170)

Topics for discussion

Required reading

Optional reading

Class 15: Review Session

December 3, 2013 (Tuesday, Room 170)


Materials

Textbook

Recommended resources (not mandatory)


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