Bruce Kobayashi

Professor of Law

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Bruce Kobayashi

Professor of Law

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Professor of Law Bruce H. Kobayashi’s background in economics makes him a vital part of the law and economics focus at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. Since coming to Scalia Law in 1992, he has been a frequent contributor to economics and law and economics journals. He previously served as a senior economist with the Federal Trade Commission, a senior research associate with the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice. He recently served as the director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics.

Professor Kobayashi was educated at the University of California, Los Angeles, earning his BS in Economics and System Science (1981), and his MA (1982) and PhD (1986) in Economics.

He teaches Litigation and Dispute Resolution Theory, Quantitative Forensics, and Legal and Economic Theory of Intellectual Property.

Contributions

Deep Dive Episode 189 – A Dawning Era for Vertical Mergers? The New Vertical Merger Guidelines, Illumina/Grail, and More

July 15, 2021

An expert panel discusses the recent developments in the vertical merger space, the Illumina/Grail case, and the future of antitrust enforcement.

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A Dawning Era for Vertical Mergers? The New Vertical Merger Guidelines, the FTC’s Challenge to Illumina/Grail, and the Future of Enforcement

July 9, 2021

A panel of experts discusses the recent developments in the vertical merger space, the theories at issue in the Illumina/Grail case, and implications for future enforcement activity.

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