Hanno F. Kaiser
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
505 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Antitrust and Competition Law [cv.pdf]
I am a U.S. and EU antitrust and technology lawyer. I have represented clients in merger and conduct matters before the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel office and other agencies. Most of my clients are in the Internet and high technology space, such as Apple, Broadcom, Creative Commons, eBay, Facebook, Mozilla, Oracle, Omnicom, Orbitz, RPX, Symantec, Toshiba, Twitter, WhatsApp and Yahoo! I am interested in political and legal philosophy, economics, cryptography, technology policy, and the protection of free speech, privacy, and civil liberties.
2014: Silicon Valley Antitrust v.4, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
2013: Silicon Valley Antitrust v.3, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
2013: Silicon Valley Antitrust v.2, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
2012: Silicon Valley Antitrust v.1, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
2010: Antitrust and the Internet, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
2009: International Antitrust Law and Policy, U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Are Closed Systems an Antitrust Problem?, Competition Policy International 91, Vol.7, No.1 (2011)
The Three Dimensions of Freedom, Crime, and Punishment, 9 Buff. Crim. L. Rev. 691 (2006)
Debt Investments in Competitors under the Federal Antitrust Laws, 9 Fordham J. Corp. & Fin. L. 605 (2004)
GCR Live 5th Annual Brussels: The conference about the bigger picture, Speaker, Reverse Payment Settlements, the U.S. Perspective, November 12, 2013, Brussels. (Slides).
GCR Live: 2nd Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum 2013, Speaker, A New Shift: The Patent Wars Move (Partially) to the Merger Context, February 8, 2013, Miami, FL (at the Eden Roc!)
FTC/DOJ Workshop on Patent Assertion Entity Activities, Speaker, December 10, 2012, Washington D.C.
RAND Revisited: Current Developments in the Law of Standard Essential Patents, Moderator, October 26, 2012, Berkeley, CA. Panelists: Carl Shapiro, UC Berkeley; Erica Mintzer, Department of Justice, Antitrust Division; Chris Sprigman, University of Virginia Law; Michael Carrier, Rutgers School of Law; Joe Farrell, UC Berkeley Department of Economics.
Strategic use of patents for competitive advantage, Moderator, March 29, 2012, Washington, DC. ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting, Panelists: Fiona Scott-Morton, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC; Richard J. Gilbert, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Donald J. Rosenberg, General Counsel, Qualcomm, San Diego, CA; Paul M. Saraceni, Chief Intellectual Property Officer, RPX Corporation, San Francisco, CA..