The Sedona Conference® Announces All-Star Faculty for Ninth Annual Conference on Antitrust Law and Litigation

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The Sedona Conference®, the nation's premiere non-partisan law and policy think-tank, announced its Ninth Annual Sedona Conference on Antitrust Law & Litigation, to be held at the Sedona Hilton Resort and Spa, in Sedona, AZ, October 25-26, 2007. The Conference will focus on how recent Supreme Court decisions will shape the antitrust laws and their enforcement, with particular attention on Section 2, price and non-price predation in their various manifestations, and the uses and misuses of intellectual property. A distinguished faculty of leading jurists, practitioners, government enforcers, in-house counsel and experts will lead a dialogue to generate new insights on the implications of the current direction of the antitrust laws.

The Sedona Conference®, a non-profit, law and policy think-tank based in Sedona, AZ, recently announced an internationally renowned faculty and leading edge topics for its Ninth Annual Sedona Conference on Antitrust Law & Litigation, at the Sedona Hilton Resort and Spa, in Sedona, AZ, Thursday-Friday, October 25-26, 2007. The Conference will focus on how the Supreme Court's decisions have shaped and will continue to shape the antitrust laws and their enforcement, with particular attention on Section 2, including price and non-price predation in their various manifestations, and the uses and misuses of intellectual property. A distinguished faculty of leading jurists, practitioners, government enforcers, in-house counsel and experts will lead the dialogue to generate new insights on the implications of the current direction of the antitrust laws. Overall registration is strictly limited to 40 to ensure an intimate environment for meaningful and constructive dialogue. (No more than three persons per firm due to overall limit on registrations.)

The all-star faculty includes Joseph M. Alioto, Alioto Law Firm, San Francisco, CA; Tyler A. Baker, Fenwick & West, Mountain View, CA; John DeQ. Briggs, Howrey LLP, Washington, DC; Rick Duncan, Faegre & Benson, Minneapolis, MN; Kenneth L. Glazer, Deputy Director, FTC Bureau of Competition, Washington, DC; Dawson Horn, III, Altria Corporate Services, Inc., New York, NY; The Hon. Susan Illston, US District Judge, N.D. CA., San Francisco, CA; Harvey Kurweil, Dewey Ballantine, New York, NY; Dr. Phillip Marsden, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London, England; R. Hewitt Pate, Hunton & Williams, Washington, D.C.; M. Laurence Popofsky, Heller Ehrman, San Francisco, CA; The Hon. James M. Rosenbaum, Chief Judge, US District Court, D. MN., Minneapolis; Douglas Rosenthal, Constantine Cannon, Washington, DC; Daniel R. Shulman, Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis, MN; and Gregory J. Werden, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC.

This major league faculty will use the unique, dialogue-based Sedona Conference approach to address such important topics as 1) recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that will significantly impact the future of the antitrust laws and their enforcement, 2) what are the antitrust laws about? 3) loyalty/fidelity rebates, 4) bundled pricing, 5) non-price predation; 6) abuse of a dominant position (EC), 7) the intersection of the antitrust and patent laws; standard setting and Hatch-Waxman Act settlements, and 8) the Antitrust Modernization Commission and the future of antitrust enforcement in the U.S. Registration is $1195/person, $1095/person if two or more from the same firm register at the same time. For the complete agenda, faculty bios and TO REGISTER, go to http://www.thesedonaconference.org or call, toll free, 1-866-860-6600.

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