62nd ABA Section Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

JW Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004-1796

Wednesday 26 March 2014
10:45 a.m. - noon
Chair and moderator: Logan Breed, Hogan Lovells, Washington, D.C.
"Inside the Beast: An IPR Policy in Formation"
Presented by the Intellectual Property Committee

A hidden camera takes us inside the policy committee of a major standards development organization as its members hammer out an IPR policy. What obligations should they impose? What are FRAND license terms, and who decides? When, if ever, are injunctions on SEPs appropriate? Watch as major players vie to influence the policy, with billions at stake.

26 March 2014
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Chair and moderator: Rachel Brandenburger, Hogan Lovells, New York, N.Y.
"Antitrust Enforcement in Emerging Regimes Around the World"
Presented by the International Task Force Committee
Learn about these enforcers, the agencies they lead, and the issues they are facing in a variety of countries with emerging competition regimes and laws. This panel will explore these important issues and discuss what they mean for, and how they are best handled by, agencies, business, and advisors.

26 March 2014
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Chair and moderator: Leigh L. Oliver, Hogan Lovells, Washington, D.C.
"Do Health Care Mergers Deliver Better Health Care?"
Presented by the Health Care & Pharmaceuticals and State Enforcement Committees
The reasons why health care providers merge can differ — eliminate silos to improve efficiency and quality, meet expanding capital need, address budget shortfalls, improve negotiating opportunities with health plans, and others. In recent challenges to provider consolidations, the defense argues consolidation brings quality and cost benefits, but plaintiffs assert that mergers result is higher prices. What health care market forces drive provider mergers and how do they impact competition?

Back To Listing

Event details

26 March 2014
10:45 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Loading data