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"Antitrust: A Heimlich Maneuver" with Cristoforo Osti, UniCredit Visiting Professor of European Legal Studies

Start/End Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:10 PM EST -- 01:10 PM EST
Location Name WJ 600

Please RSVP to join our guest, Professor Cristoforo Osti, and the European Legal Studies Center for this timely presentation and Q&A session.  

                                                - A sandwich lunch will be served -

Cristoforo Osti is a full professor of comparative law and of competition law in the Law School of the University of Salento, Italy. He also has taught antitrust law and economics at LUISS University in Rome.

 While an academic in the field of antitrust, regulation, and consumer law, Osti has also long
 worked in private practice, dealing with antitrust law, most notably on monopolization and
 cartel cases, including in the pharmaceutical, oil, and communications industries. He
 practices law in Italy and before the European Commission and the European Union Courts
 and also has practiced in New York and Berlin. He trained at the European Commission,
 General Directorate for Competition.

Osti received a Fulbright scholarship and a W.W Cook scholarship from the University of Michigan.

Selected English publications

"Legal Families: purposeful classification or empty conceptualization?" Annuario Italiano di DIritto Comparato, ESI Naples, 2013

"Italy," in The Private Competition Enforcement Review, IV ed., Law Business Research Ltd., London, 2013

"Some thoughts on the Rambus Case: Patent ambush on two sides of the Ocean," in Competition Law and Intellectual Property – A European Perspective, Wolters Kluwer, London 2012

"Interpreting Convergence: Where Antitrust Meets Consumer Law," in European Competition Journal, Hart Publishing, London, Volume 5, 2009, 377 

"Refusals to deal and the quest for the unfathomable standard," in Antitrust between EC and National law, Bruylant, Brussels, 2006