AAI Advisory Board Adds Four New Members

Aug 23 2016
AAI Announcements

The American Antitrust Institute welcomes four new members to its Advisory Board: Rachel Brandenburger, international antitrust and competition law and policy advisor; Daryl Lim of the John Marshall Law School; Dan O'Connor of the Computer & Communications Industry Association; and Melissa Schilling of New York University’s Stern School of Business.

The AAI Advisory Board consists of outstanding experts in the fields of antitrust law, economics, and business, with a focus on both domestic and international competition enforcement and policy. AAI Advisory Board members are a vital part of the organization and play an important role in helping the AAI promote competition that protects consumers, businesses, and society through its education, research, and advocacy programs.

“The AAI greatly appreciates the time and effort that Advisory Board members lend to our organization,” said AAI President Diana Moss. ”Our four new members bring invaluable expertise, perspective, and energy to the AAI at a time when competition enforcement and policy is critically important.”

Rachel Brandenburger is recognized as a leading international antitrust and competition law and policy advisor. She is a Senior Advisor and Foreign Legal Consultant to Hogan Lovells US LLP, based in New York, a former Special Advisor, International, to the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, based in Washington DC, and a former partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, based in Brussels and London.  She is also a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network and a frequent speaker and writer on international antitrust and competition law and policy matters. She is licensed as a foreign legal consultant in New York and admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Daryl Lim is the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP), Information Technology & Privacy Law at the John Marshall Law School. He teaches courses in IP law as well as antitrust law, including: patent and trade secret law; trademark and copyright Law; antitrust law; IP and antitrust law; and the IP overview course. In 2014, he was nominated "Professor of the Year." Professor Lim's book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives, was published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2013. The book has been highly praised among patent and antitrust experts internationally.

Dan O’Connor is the Vice President of Public Policy at the Computer & Communications Industry Association where he works with government and industry leaders on competition, IP, international trade, and global Internet policy. He also leads CCIA's efforts on antitrust policy and monitors the business and technological developments in high-tech markets. He has been involved in several high-profile antitrust cases in both the United States and Europe and frequently writes and speaks on developments at the intersection of Internet business models and competition policy.

Melissa Schilling is a Professor of Management and Organizations at New York University’s Stern School of Business where she teaches courses in strategic management, corporate strategy, and technology and innovation management. She is widely recognized as an expert on innovation and strategy in high-tech industries.  Before joining NYU, she was an Assistant Professor at Boston University and has also served as a Visiting Professor at INSEAD and the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

A complete list of members of the AAI Advisory Board is available at www.antitrustinstitute.org/people.