Experts in Antitrust and Intellectual Property



CE Director Professor Simon J. Wilkie, CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, and Vlad Radoias publish an article entitled “Rules of Evidence and Liability in Contract Litigation: The Efficiency of the General Dynamics Rule” in the Journal of Public Economic Theory


CE Director’s Co-Authored Case Study of the Hertz-Dollar Thrifty Merger to be Published in The Antitrust Revolution (7th edition)


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams assists class in obtaining a $454 million judgment in Kimberly-Clark / Halyard Health case


Professor Melanie Stallings Williams, CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams and CE Principal Wei Zhao to publish an upcoming article entitled “The OPEC of Potatoes: Should Collusive Agricultural Production Restrictions Be Immune From Antitrust Law Enforcement?” in the Virginia Law & Business Review


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams and CE co-authors Grace Baek, Yiyang Li, Leslie Y. Park and Wei Zhao publish an article entitled “Global evidence on the distribution of GDP growth rates” in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications


CE Academic Affiliate Professor Justine Hastings and Director Dr. Michael A. Williams publish an article entitled “What is a ‘but-for world’?” in Antitrust


Supreme Court cites an amicus brief co-authored by CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams and Professor Tilman Klumpp in support of respondents in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, et al.


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, CE Senior Consultant Dr. Wei Zhao, and Professor Yonghong An publish article entitled “Counterintuitive signs in reduced form price regressions” in the ABA’s Economics Committee Newsletter


CE Academic Affiliate Professor Philip J. Reny and Director Dr. Michael A. Williams publish article entitled “The deterrent effect of cable system clustering on overbuilders: an economic analysis of Behrend v. Comcast,” in Economics Bulletin


Competition Economics assists State of New Hampshire in obtaining $236 million judgment in MTBE product liability case


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, and CE co-authors Brijesh P. Pinto and David Park publish article entitled “Global evidence on the distribution of firm growth rates” in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications


Competition Economics Academic Affiliate Philip Reny elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences


CE Economists listed in 2015 International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, Professor Tilman Klumpp, and Professor Hugo M. Mialon publish an article entitled “Leveling the playing field? The role of public campaign funding in elections” in the American Law and Economics Review


Competition Economics Directors Professor Simon J. Wilkie and Dr. Michael A. Williams assist $590 million class action settlement agreement in multibillion dollar LBO price-fixing case


Competition Economics Academic Affiliate Professor Philip J. Reny and Director Dr. Michael A. Williams assist $50 million class action settlement agreement in Comcast antitrust case


Federal Circuit rules for SSL Services on patent damages


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, and co-authors Dr. Theodore Bergstrom, Dr. Paul Courant, and Dr. R. Preston McAfee publish article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


CE Economists listed in 2014 International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists


Competition Economics assists Community Health Systems, Inc. in its proposed $7.6 billion acquisition of Health Management Associates


Competition Economics assists the Canadian Competition Bureau in obtaining a consent agreement with Loblaw Companies Limited


Wall Street Journal publishes article by CE Academic Affiliate Paul Farris on pricing strategies in a sluggish economy


Research on hospital merger evaluation summarized in Hospitals and Health Networks Daily


CE Director Michael J. Doane, CE Academic Affiliates Prof. Luke M. Froeb and David S. Sibley, and CE Senior Consultant Brijesh Pinto publish a forthcoming article in the Oxford Handbook on International Antitrust Economics entitled "Screening for collusion as a problem of inference"


CE Director Dr. Michael A. Williams, CE Academic Affiliate Prof. Ken Hendricks, and co-author Dr. R. Preston McAfee publish a forthcoming article in the Oxford Handbook on International Antitrust Economics entitled "Auctions and bid rigging"


U.S. District Court awards injunctive relief and injunctive royalties to Skycam


Competition Economics testimony assists $20 million judgment in patent infringement case


Competition Economics client wins $64 million in tortious interference case


Federal Circuit rules for Quanta Computer on patent damages


Competition Economics provides economic analysis on two of five disputes selected by Global Competition Review as finalists for 2012 Matter of the Year


Competition Economics retained by DOJ in its investigation of a large horizontal merger


Competition Economics client successfully appeals £112 million fine


CE Directors Prof. Simon J. Wilkie and Dr. Michael A. Williams assist Cable One, Inc. in receiving favorable rulings in Arizona and Iowa


CE Directors Prof. Simon J. Wilkie and Dr. Michael A. Williams, CE Academic Affiliate Prof. Guofu Tan, and co-author Dr. Pingping Shan publish a forthcoming article in the Review of Industrial Organization entitled "China's Anti-Monopoly Law: what is the welfare standard?"


CE Assists in Perdue's acquisition of Coleman Natural Foods


CE assists DISH and EarthLink in comments on Comcast/NBCU transaction


CE Economists assist in Universal Health Services, Inc. acquisition of Psychiatric Services, Inc.


CE Director Michael Doane and CE Academic Affiliates Luke Froeb and Steven Tschantz publish new article in CPI Antitrust Journal on the new DOJ/FTC Horizontal Merger Guidelines and the use of UPP Analysis


Jury agrees with CE damages analysis in patent infringement case involving floppy disk controller error detection technology


CE Academic Affiliate Professor Simon J. Wilkie provides comments to the FCC on the proposed acquisition of NBC Universal by Comcast


CE retained by FTC to assist in evaluating Google/AdMob merger


CE assists VirnetX in securing $200 million settlement and patent license with Microsoft


CE retained by Canadian Competition Bureau to assist in evaluation of entertainment industry merger


Research on estimating market power with economic profits


CE Academic Affiliate Professor Vivek Ghosal presents lecture on "Implementing competition assessments" at the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission


CE assists in landmark antitrust case: AMD v. Intel


CE Academic Affiliate Professor Vivek Ghosal gives a speech in Germany at the International Automobile Association Congress


Summary judgment granted in equipment monopolization case


Marshall jury favors defendants on damages in IP case