Monday, April 23, 2007
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Shubha and I want to extend a warm welcome to this week's guest bloggers Einer Elhauge and Damien Geradin, who will discuss their new case book Global Antitrust Law and Economics (Foundation Press 2007).
Einer Elhauge is the Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics. He teaches a gamut of courses ranging from Antitrust, Contracts, Corporations, Health Care Law, and Statutory Interpretation. Before coming to Harvard, he was a Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, and clerked for Judge Norris on the 9th Circuit and Justice Brennan on the Supreme Court. He received both his A.B. and his J.D. from Harvard, graduating first in his law school class.
Damien Geradin is a Professor of Competition Law and Economics at the Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and a member of TILEC. His areas of research include antitrust, network industries (telecommunications, postal services, energy and transport), and economic regulation in general. Damien is the Director of the Global Competition Law Center (GCLC), a think tank devoted to analytical research in the area of competition law, which is based at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). He also held visiting Professorships in a number of leading US Universities including Columbia, Harvard, UCLA and Yale. He is also a partner in the Brussels office of the international law firm Howrey LLP. Howrey is a firm specialized in antitrust, IP, and litigation. He is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Competition Law and Economics (Oxford University Press) and of the Journal of Network Industries (Intersentia). He has published more than 50 legal and economic papers in a variety of academic journals, including the Common Market Law Review, the European Law Review, the Journal of Competition Law and Economics, the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, the Columbia Journal of European Law, the Journal of World Trade, the Journal of International Economic Law, the European Foreign Affairs Review, and the Utilities Law Review. Damien Geradin's work has been quoted by the European Court of Justice, the US Court of Appeals (10th Circuit), as well as in numerous regulatory proceedings.