New York, NY, September 10, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Matthew R. Lynde, Vice President, Cornerstone Research will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “High-Tech Mergers: FTC's Apple of the Eye - Antitrust Enforcement in 2015 Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for September 18, 2015 from 12:00pm –2:00pm (ET).
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About Matthew R. Lynde
Matt Lynde provides expert testimony and consulting in applied economics. His work covers a range of cases, including intellectual property, antitrust and competition, securities litigation, and breach of contract. He has served as an expert witness in more than twenty trials or arbitrations, in state and federal courts, foreign courts, and both domestic and international arbitrations. These matters have mainly been in high-tech industries, such as computer and telecommunications hardware and software, medical and military devices, and pharmaceutical and biotech products. His testimony includes the calculation of reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND) royalties for standard essential patents in Microsoft v. Motorola and other high-profile cases. He also consults with high-tech clients regarding intellectual property valuation matters.
About Cornerstone Research
Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial consulting and expert testimony in all phases of complex litigation and regulatory proceedings. The firm works with an extensive network of prominent faculty and industry practitioners to identify the best-qualified expert for each assignment. Cornerstone Research has earned a reputation for consistent high quality and effectiveness by delivering rigorous, state-of-the-art analysis for over twenty-five years. The firm has more than five hundred staff and offices in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.
Antitrust enforcement in high-tech industries ventures is a top priority for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). There have been numerous challenges to non-Hart–Scott–Rodino (HSR) deals such as the US v. Bazaarvoice case. These cases highlight that understanding the implicit importance of federal regulations, intellectual property, innovative competition, network effects, and follow on biologics, among others is essential to avoiding antitrust violations in high-tech mergers.
In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help high-tech industry and antitrust specialist understand the reasons for the Federal Trade Commission’s focus upon High-Tech Mergers. Speakers will also offer best practices and strategies in ensuring compliance with Trade and Antitrust Laws.
Key topics include:
· High-Tech Mergers
· Common Antitrust Violations
· High-Tech Merger Requirements and Practical Implications
· Hart–Scott–Rodino (HSR) Reporting Obligations
· Exclusive Marketing Periods
· Pre-litigation Settlement Post-Lundbeck
· Merger Enforcement Remedies
· Best Compliance Practices and Antitrust Enforcement Strategies
· Possible Lawsuits
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/