Dynamic Competition and Public Policy

Co-hosted by the GW Regulatory Studies Center and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Thu, 14 April, 2022 8:30am


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Dynamic Competition and Public Policy: Reflecting on the Path Forward for Schumpeterian Antitrust

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About

Twenty years ago, Jerry Ellig edited Dynamic Competition and Public Policy: Technology, Innovation, and Antitrust Issues. With antitrust enforcement now a subject of intense interest among policymakers, it is time to pay tribute to Ellig’s pioneering work on dynamic competition, reflect on what we have learned since the book’s publication in 2001, and consider how to advance the much-needed Schumpeterian approach to competition.

Please join ITIF’s Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy and the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center for a special conference where antitrust scholars and practitioners will gather to reflect on the path forward for the Schumpeterian approach to antitrust and celebrate Ellig’s seminal work.

Conference Program

Time Title Participants
8:30 - 9:00 am Welcome

Susan E. Dudley, GW Regulatory Studies Center

Aurelien Portuese, Schumpeter Project

9:00 - 9:30 am Keynote

Patty Brink, Senior Counsel, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

9:30 - 11:00 am Panel

Dynamic Competition and the FTC's Rulemaking Authority

  • Maureen Ohlhausen, former FTC Commissioner
  • Howard J. Beales, III, George Washington University
  • Richard J. Pierce, Jr., George Washington University Law School
  • Aurelien Portuese, Schumpeter Project
  • Susan E. Dudley (Moderator), GW Regulatory Studies Center
11:00 - 11:15 am Coffee  
11:15 - 12:45 pm Panel

A Dynamic Approach to Mergers

  • Diana Moss, American Antitrust Institute
  • Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland
  • Julie Carlson, ITIF
  • Lisa Kimmel, Crowell & Moring
  • Christina DePasquale, Johns Hopkins University
  • Bryce Chinault (Moderator), GW Regulatory Studies Center
12:45 - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 - 3:30 pm Panel

Innovation, IP, and Antitrust Tools Reconsidered

  • Suzanne Munck af Rosenschold, Davis Polk
  • Chris Stomberg, NERA Economic Consulting
  • Megan Browdie, Cooley
  • Richard Langlois, University of Connecticut
  • Julie Carlson (Moderator), ITIF
3:30 - 3:45 pm Coffee  
3:45 - 5:15 pm Panel

Precautionary Antiturst v. Dynamic Antitrust

  • Robert Lande, University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Rosa Abrantes-Metz, Brattle
  • Fiona Schaeffer, Milbank
  • Anna Meyendorff, Bates White
  • Aurelien Portuese (Moderator), Schumpeter Project
5:15 - 5:45 pm Keynote Mark Meador, Deputy Chief Counsel for Antitrust and Competition Policy, Senate Judiciary Committee
5:45 - 7:00 pm Reception  

 


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