CCIA Media Briefing Call with Antitrust Experts on The FTC’s Closure of the Google Case

BY CCIA Staff
January 3, 2013

With the news that the Federal Trade Commission has closed its antitrust investigations of Google, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) is convening a panel of experts to discuss the outcome of the 20-month investigation. Our panel of legal experts will discuss the core issues that were examined by the FTC as part of their investigation as well as the implications of the announcement for future innovation and competition in the fast evolving high tech market.

Moderator:

Ed Black, President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)

Speakers:

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law and well-known patent and standardization expert.

Eric Goldman, Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law and director of the school’s High Tech Law Institute.

Glenn Manishin, Partner at Troutman Sanders, he represented several competitive software trade associations in the United States v. Microsoft case.

When: Thursday, January 3, 2:15 p.m. EDT

Conference Call Info:

Participant Dial-In Number(s): (877) 375-9151

Conference ID # 85923659

Questions: For any questions, please contact CCIA’s Director of Media Relations, Heather Greenfield ([email protected]202-783-0070 ext. 113)

Related Articles

CCIA Response To Senate Judiciary Committee’s Announced Markup of Bill Aimed At Handful of Companies

Jan 11, 2022

Washington —  The Senate Judiciary Committee has noticed a markup of S. 2992, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, aimed at regulating a specific group of American digital service providers. The proposed regulation represents a shift from the market-oriented principles that have characterized U.S. economic policy. It would have a severe impact on U.S.…

CCIA Encourages Trilogue Negotiations to Focus on Making the Digital Markets Act Workable

Dec 15, 2021

Brussels, BELGIUM — Today the European Parliament adopted its negotiating position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA), largely adopting the amendments approved by the committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, which is leading in the proposal. With the Council of Ministers of the European Union having recently agreed on their ‘general approach’, this milestone…

CCIA Statement on US, EU Officials Launching Competition Policy Dialogue

Dec 8, 2021

Washington — A day after U.S. and EU competition officials met to launch the EU-U.S. Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo criticized two new European initiatives that Raimondo said unfairly target U.S. companies. Raimondo told those gathered for a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event the U.S. had “serious concerns” that Europe’s…