Innovation under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, Doug Melamed, Stanford Law School

Innovation and Economic Growth and Competition Policy and Antitrust

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This event reviews the economics literature regarding the effects of market power on innovation incentives. It identifies circumstances in which structural conditions warrant a presumption that anticompetitive conduct by a dominant firm is likely to harm or promote innovation and describes various ways in which consideration of likely innovation effects might support finding an antitrust violation or provide a defense of otherwise anticompetitive conduct.


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