Antitrust West Coast 2020

San Francisco
17 November 2020
Hosted By: Informa Connect

This event has been postponed to 17 November 2020 due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak.

NERA Managing Director Rick Eichmann and Senior Consultant Dr. Kate Foreman will participate in separate panel discussions at the Antitrust West Coast Conference in San Francisco.

Mr. Eichmann will present on the panel titled “IP & Antitrust: Considerations for the High-Tech Sector,” joining fellow panelists to discuss:

  • Recent cases;
  • Reviewing Standards and Essential patents and the role of industry bodies;
  • FRAND and SEPs;
  • IP issues in merger control law;
  • Technology licensing including cross licensing and settlements; and
  • Contractual issues, components/replacement supplies.

Dr. Foreman will present on the panel titled “Mergers: Developments and Debates in the Digital Era” and will join fellow experts to discuss:

  • Recent horizontal and vertical mergers in the digital space;
  • The role of non-price factors (e.g., innovation, pipeline, competition for talent);
  • Killer acquisitions;
  • Consumer welfare vs. public interest;
  • Trends in the use of economic analysis in mergers; and
  • Recent developments in the use of remedies.

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