Monday, April 12, 2010
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Tom Rosch (FTC) asks Promoting Innovation: Just How “Dynamic” Should Antitrust Law Be? This is a very interesting speech and worth reading about the use of a more expansive FTC Section 5.
ABSTRACT: First, to what extent do antitrust and intellectual property share the same objectives? Second, to what extent has Section 2 of the Sherman Act served those objectives? And, third, to the extent Section 2 has failed to serve those objectives, under what circumstances should Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act pick up the slack?