AAI published the third and final part of its online symposium on Technology and Market Definition. This week, the symposium features a pair of pieces from a key player in the technology industry, Rob Mahini, Senior Competition Counsel at Google, and a leading antitrust practitioner and former federal enforcer, Allen Grunes. These pieces discuss market definition in the technology sector, providing contrasting yet parallel perspectives from within a key domestic technology company and from a collection of global thinkers.
- Getting It Right: Market Definition in the Technology Sector by Rob Mahini
- Developing International Perspectives on Market Definition in Digital Markets by Allen P. Grunes
The first part of the online symposium featured a pair of pieces from a team of enforcers from the state Attorney Generals and John Newman, a leading academic voice on antitrust and technology and former federal enforcer. These pieces contemplated the evolving reverberations of the Supreme Court’s decision in Ohio v. American Express and its implications for the role of market definition.
The second part of the online symposium featured pieces from leading antitrust practitioner, Jennifer Hackett, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ Antitrust Division, Roger Alford. These pieces explored the practical implications of evolving markets for antitrust, using the marketplace for books and the strategic aspects of litigation as focal points.