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Law and Economics in a Nutshell

Author: Jeffrey Harrison

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634603102

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Page: 498

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This guide provides expert coverage of the classic issues, including basic price theory; definitions of efficiency; the Coase Theorem; and the economics of contract law, tort law, criminal law, regulation, antitrust, and intellectual property. The text also discusses less conventional topics such as public choice, what it means to be a rational maximizer of self-interest, the assumptions underlying economic analysis as applied to law, limitations on the application of economic theory to law, the theory of second best, the prisoner's dilemma, the economics of marriage, the economics of inheritance, evolutionary theories of law, the economics of settlement, and the implications of recent research into happiness.

Antitrust Law in Perspective

Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy

Author: Andrew Gavil,William Kovacic,Joshua Wright,Jonathan Baker

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314266057

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Page: 1495

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The third edition of Gavil, Kovacic and Baker's Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy thoroughly updates the second edition. It includes a more accessible treatment of the rule of reason, a further modernized treatment of collusion, the most comprehensive merger chapter available, an innovative new chapter on distribution strategies, and a refreshed and updated treatment of intellectual property and innovation. For the third edition, the authors are joined by former FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright, who is now University Professor and Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.

Economics and federal antitrust law

Author: Herbert Hovenkamp

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 414

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Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Rights

Cases and Materials

Author: Christopher R. Leslie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195337190

Category: Law

Page: 681

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In Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Rights: Cases and Materials, Christopher R. Leslie describes how patents, copyrights, and trademarks confer exclusionary rights on their owners, and how firms sometimes exercise this exclusionary power in ways that exceed the legitimate bounds of their intellectual property rights. Leslie explains that while substantive intellectual property law defines the scope of the exclusionary rights, antitrust law often provides the most important consequences when owners of intellectual property misuse their rights in a way that harms consumers or illegitimately excludes competitors. Antitrust law defines the limits of what intellectual property owners can do with their IP rights. In this book, Leslie explores what conduct firms can and cannot engage in while acquiring and exploiting their intellectual property rights, and surveys those aspects of antitrust law that are necessary for both antitrust practitioners and intellectual property attorneys to understand. This book is ideal for an advanced antitrust course in a JD program. In addition to building on basic antitrust concepts, it fills in a gap that is often missing in basic antitrust courses yet critical for an intellectual property lawyer: the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust law. The relationship between intellectual property and antitrust is particularly valuable as an increasing number of law schools offer specializations and LLMs in intellectual property. This book also provides meaningful material for both undergraduate and graduate business schools programs because it explains how antitrust law limits the marshalling of intellectual property rights.

Global Competition Law and Economics

Author: Einer Elhauge,Damien Geradin

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847317677

Category: Law

Page: 1324

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This is the second edition of the acclaimed text on global antitrust law. With markets becoming increasingly global, mergers requiring approval in several different jurisdictions, cartels in one nation affecting supply in others, and countries increasingly entering into treaties with each other about the content or enforcement of competition laws, antitrust law is now a truly global phenomenon. Modern antitrust law is also different because it now reflects an increasingly economic approach to analysing antitrust and competition policy. This innovative work is the only truly comparative and economically sophisticated casebook on the market. Addressed to students from all jurisdictions having competition laws, this casebook provides an in-depth analysis of the two major global antitrust regimes in the world, as well as a summary of selected national antitrust laws. As such it will also serve as a useful reference for practitioners, competition officials and policy-makers interested in competition law. In the four years since the first edition, the increased globalization of antitrust law has continued apace. China, the world's third largest economy after the EU and US, has adopted an antitrust law and other nations have modified and modernized their antitrust regimes. The EU has adopted a new EU Treaty, new EU guidelines on abuse of dominance, new EU guidelines on non-horizontal mergers, and new EU regulations and guidelines on vertical agreements. In the US there have been important new Supreme Court cases (the 2009 Linkline and 2010 American Needle decisions) and the appearance of a new economic approach in the revised 2010 U.S. Merger Guidelines. This new edition expands and updates the pioneering approach of the first edition, addressing new developments not only in the US and EU, but also in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, South Africa, and South Korea, with expanded coverage of China's new antitrust law, and the antitrust laws of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Venezuela. Praise for the first edition '...worthy of considerable praise...contains a vast collection of well-chosen material taking in a wide span of both antitrust and merger law issues. It is well written and clear throughout, particularly on the economic concepts, and provides incisive commentary and questions which inspire further study.' Peter Whelan, Cambridge Law Journal 'Enlightened law professors and law schools will best serve their students not by teaching national competition law but by adopting Global Competition Law and Economics...an excellent book for introductory courses in comparative competition law at either a graduate or undergraduate level.' Okeoghene Odudu, Common Market Law Review '...the best four-and-a-half centimetres of shelf-space that I have seen devoted to competition law and policy issues for a very long time†?.' Yvonne van Roy, New Zealand Law Journal 'Free from the ideologically-driven perspective that can affect other antitrust casebooks, this is also the first casebook organized from inception with an eye directly on the global context...this book may be used in a classroom in Europe just as it will be used in the U.S. The result is a highly welcome contribution to the evolution of competition studies.' Judge Douglas Ginsburg '...this book is the only one on the market that is extremely well suited for use in a comparative antitrust law class...an extraordinarily teachable book that contains everything you might want to present...Finally, the comparative antitrust field has a standard textbook to use. And a wonderful standard it is.' Robert H Lande, University of Baltimore Law School

Free the Market!

Why Only Government Can Keep the Marketplace Competitive

Author: Gary L. Reback

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781591842460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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Presents an argument for government intervention in the free market in order to safeguard competition and promote innovation, explaining that competition policies forged in the 1970s are no longer compatible with today's economy; in an account that also traces landmark legal battles involving such companies as Apple, Microsoft, and AT&T.

Law and Economics

Author: Jeffrey L. Harrison,Jules Theeuwes

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393930535

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 552

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This appealing text for the Law and Economics course features: An engaging approach that stresses student comprehension Numerous cases based on court decisions Extensive coverage of important and timely topics such as the Coase theorem, intellectual property, and behavioral economics Law and Economics in Action boxes that heighten student interest Short chapters to allow maximum flexibility for the instructor

Energy, Economics, and the Environment

Cases and Materials

Author: Joel B. Eisen,Jim Rossi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1207

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This casebook integrates a legal assessment of energy resources with economic and environmental issues, thereby encouraging thoughtful analysis of energy policy issues confronting the U.S. and the world. Historical and contemporary legal issues confronting a range of energy resources are surveyed, including water power, coal, oil and gas, electricity, and nuclear power. Particular attention is paid to the need to reduce consumption of imported oil by motor vehicles. The third edition of the book contains considerable material on problems presented by climate change, including legal issues confronting renewable power projects and various conservation measures. We believe that the material can be taught in many different variations, and we continue to teach it in a somewhat different order every time it is offered.

Comparative Competition Law and Economics

Author: Roger J. Van den Bergh

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1786438313

Category: Antitrust law

Page: 576

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Offering a concise and critical comparison of EU competition law and US antitrust law from an economic perspective, this is the ideal textbook for international and interdisciplinary courses combining law and economic approaches.

Monopsony in Law and Economics

Author: Roger D. Blair,Jeffrey L. Harrison

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139490974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Most readers are familiar with the concept of a monopoly. A monopolist is the only seller of a good or service for which there are not good substitutes. Economists and policy makers are concerned about monopolies because they lead to higher prices and lower output. The topic of this book is monopsony, the economic condition in which there is one buyer of a good or service. It is a common misunderstanding that if monopolists raise prices, then monopsonists must lower them. It is true that a monopsonist may force sellers to sell to them at lower prices, but this does not mean consumers are better off as a result. This book explains why monopsonists can be harmful and the way law has developed to respond to these harms.

Antitrust

Author: Daniel A. Crane

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454837992

Category: Law

Page: 200

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A concise student treatise on antitrust that includes the basics of the microeconomic foundations on which modern antitrust doctrine is built. Many students stumble trying to disentangle economic theory from doctrine, and this treatise expertly blends the two, clearly and concisely defining the terms and basic concepts that all antitrust students need to know. Author Daniel Crane is well regarded for his antitrust scholarship. Comprehensive overview of the major antitrust statutes, including Sherman, Clayton, FTC, Robinson-Patman, and Hart-Scott-Rodino Acts, including substantive operation, antitrust immunities, and questions of standing and jurisdiction. Nontechnical explanations of economic theories for students without economics background. Orientation on how to triage and analyze antitrust problems, such as distinctions between unilateral and coordinated behavior and vertical and horizontal arrangements. Systematic examination of 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines with illustrations from litigated cases.

European Union Law in a Nutshell

Author: Ralph Haughwout Folsom

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314268495

Category: Law

Page: 409

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It covers the history and growth of the European Union, its legislative procedures, and case law of the European Court of Justice. Litigating European Union law, free movement of goods, people, capital and technology, and internal Union policies are detailed. This Nutshell also reviews EU international trade and business competition (antitrust) law.

Antitrust

Author: Sagers,Christopher L. Sagers

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454833956

Category: Law

Page: 477

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Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective E & E series pedagogy. Dispute Resolution combines introductions to theory with practical exercises in decision analysis, problem solving, and various forms of conflict resolution. Features: Updated and streamlined coverage of arbitration, in light of recent Supreme Court cases Expanded and updated treatment mediation confidentiality, ethics, and the enforcement of mediation agreements Revised materials on Fraud and other negotiation misconduct Includes recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions, state and federal legislative changes, and common contractual modifications Cites and references to principal cases used in most leading casebooks

Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell

Author: Kenney F. Hegland

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314194152

Category: Law

Page: 453

View: 7899

This introductory text geared toward pre-law or first-year law students focuses on legal analysis, why courts follow precedent, how cases are applied and distinguished, and how ambiguous language is interpreted.

Principles of Antitrust

Author: Herbert Hovenkamp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683288343

Category: Antitrust law

Page: 654

View: 7771

Nearly all of the aspects of federal antitrust policy are covered in this book. And it's written so you don't need a background in economics to understand it. Expert narration states the "black letter" law and presents policy arguments for alternatives. Text also includes an analysis of recent Supreme Court and lower-court decisions.

Family Law in a Nutshell

Author: John Myers,Harry Krause

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683282549

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Page: 502

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Few areas of law practice cover as many issues as family law. The subject embraces marriage and divorce, annulment, custody of children, spousal and child support, complex property issues, paternity, domestic violence, adoption, and alternative means of reproduction. Each of these topics itself is complex. For example, within the broad subject of child custody lie the issues of interstate move away cases, international parental child abduction, and the impact of domestic violence on a parent's right to custody or visitation. In addition to purely legal issues, family law has a large psychological component, touching on some of the most important and sensitive aspects of human nature and interaction, such as, what is a family, what are the rights and responsibilities of parents toward children, and how should society respond to child abuse and domestic violence? All of these issues, and more, are discussed in this Nutshell. The book provides a thorough introduction to this challenging field of practice.

Secured Transactions in a Nutshell

Author: Richard B. Hagedorn

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314172518

Category: Law

Page: 387

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The fifth edition of SECURED TRANSACTIONS IN A NUTSHELL provides extensive coverage of the 1999 version of UCC Article 9 which has been enacted by all states. Some coverage of the 1972 version of Article 9 and pre-code law related to secured transactions is included to provide historical perspective. The text includes coverage of matters related to the scope of Article 9, the security agreement and attachment of the security interest, the relationship of the debtor and secured party prior to default, the perfection of the security interest by filing and other means, multi-state choice of law and perfection issues, priority of the secured party and others in and out of bankruptcy, and default and enforcement of the security interest. The text offers many examples to illustrate this intricate subject matter of the law.

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell

Author: John S. Lowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314289582

Category: Law

Page: 550

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This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights in the United States, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation. The 6th edition tracks recent developments in the law and expands Appalachian coverage.

Local government law in a nutshell

Author: David J. McCarthy

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 435

View: 7867

Local Governing Power: General Aspects, Limitations, Resolution of Power Conflicts and Challenges; Formation of the Local Government, Alteration, Boundary Changes; Some Problems of Organization and Operation: Officers, Employees, Allocation and Delegation of Functions, Elections; Regulation of Conduct and the Use of Land: Acquisition, Limitations on Use and Disposition of Goods, Services and Property; Revenues; Considerations Pertinent to Citizen Litigation with Local Governments.

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