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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The Future of Monopoly and Monopolization

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

University of Wisconsin Law Review/AAI Conference on The Future of Monopoly and Monopolization
November 15, 2007

Schedule of Events

8:00 Registration

8:30 Introduction

Bert Foer, American Antitrust Institute

8:45 An Overview of Section 2 Enforcement and Developments
Bonny Sweeney, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP

9:15 The Meaning of a Global Market for Monopoly
Henry Thumann, O’Melvany & Myers

9:45 Abuse of Dominance in the Context of Developing Countries
Philippe Brusick, Chairman, PRB International

10:15 False Positives in Identifying Liability for Exclusionary Conduct: Conceptual Error, Business Reality, and Aspen
Peter Carstensen, University of Wisconsin Law School 10:45 Morning Panel

12:00 Lunch

1:15 Under Threat: Competition in the Automotive Service Aftermarkets
Norm Hawker, Western Michigan University

1:45 Revitalizing Essential Facilities
Spencer Waller, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

2:15 Legal Standards for Exclusionary Bundled Discounts
Jonathan Rubin, Patton Boggs

2:45 Is There a Consensus on the Antitrust Treatment of  Single Firm Conduct?
William Comanor, Economist, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara 3:30 Afternoon Panel

4:30 Closing Remarks

Location: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

The University of Wisconsin Law Review and the American Antitrust Institute will co-host this one-day conference on the Future of Monopoly and Monopolization. The agenda largely replicates AAI's June 2007 Annual Conference and includes many of the same speakers. The University of Wisconsin Law Review will be publishing the papers. For further information, contact Britta V. Lindberg at the University of Wisconsin Law Review at

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