US v. Microsoft: Ten Years Later
Conference at Harvard Law School
September 12 and 13, 2008
Conference website: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/node/4517
Ten years have passed since the U.S. Department of Justice and 20
states filed their landmark antitrust case against Microsoft and the
trial of the lawsuit began in federal district court in Washington,
D.C. This major conference will look back over the last decade and
explore the lasting lessons and deeper meanings of the case for
Microsoft, for the software and technology industries, and for
antitrust law and enforcement.
United States v. Microsoft: 10 Years Later, will be held Friday and
Saturday, September 12-13, 2008, in Austin Hall at Harvard Law School.
Sponsored by the Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic and the Berkman Center
for Internet & Society, this conference is the first retrospective to
examine the lawsuit and its aftermath from the perspective of many of
the participants in the original case and trial, as well as leading
legal and economic academics. Conference presenters include, among
* David Boies, Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner
* Brad Smith, Sr. VP and General Counsel, Microsoft Corp.
* David Heiner, VP and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft
* Einer Elhauge, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
* Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
* Franklin Fisher, Professor Emeritus, MIT
* Edward Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs,
* Douglas Melamed, Wilmer Hale, Washington, DC
* Tim Bresnahan, Chair, Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
* Harry First, Professor, New York University School of Law
* Andy Gavil, Professor, Howard University School of Law
* John Lopatka, Professor, Penn State Dickinson School of Law
* William Page, Professor, University of Florida Levin College of Law
* Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post
* Joe Nocera, author and columnist, New York Times
* John Wilke, Wall Street Journal
Schedule: The conference will be held Friday, September 12, 2008, from
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by a reception for all attendees from
6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., and on Saturday, September 13, 2008, from 8:00
a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Space for the conference is limited and early registrations are encouraged.
Regular registration is $75, Student registration is $25.
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