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ND Program on Law and Market Behavior Holds Symposium on Horizontal Shareholding

Img 6533Einer Elhauge, Harvard Law School

The Research Program on Law and Market Behavior at Notre Dame Law School recently hosted a Symposium on Antitrust and Corporate Governance.

The event, “The Antitrust Implications of Horizontal Shareholders,” gathered legal and business scholars to talk about the intersection of corporate governance and antitrust law, focusing on the recent work of Einer Elhauge, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.…

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Featured Research: Trademarks and Digital Goods

Mckenna Mark

The question of whether we should treat digital files as relevant goods is ultimately one of policy. Digital files should only be treated as goods when consumers interact with them in a manner similar to their interactions with physical goods.

Professor Mark McKenna in new research, Trademarks and Digital Goods, argues that digital files should be treated as goods only when their origin is material to consumers. Therefore, a world of greater digitization might be a world in which trademark law has less relevance relative to design patent and copyright