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Abstract

I. Introduction

II. The Evolution of the Antitrust-Patent Paradox

III. The Antitrust Agencies, Enforcement, and Innovation Policy ... A. Merger Review and Enforcement ... B. Nonmerger Antitrust Claims ... C. Private Actors Enforcing Innovation

IV. Case Studies ... A. Boston Scientific’s Merger and Consent Order ... B. Qualcomm’s Attempt to Dominate the Market for Cellphones and Cellphone Innovation ... C. The Dilemma of Creating Antitrust Liability in the Pharmaceutical Industry

V. An Empirical Analysis of Antitrust’s Influence on Innovation ... A. Hypotheses ... B. Research Design ... 1. Variables ... 2. Statistical Model ... C. Deductions, Conclusions, and Implications ... D. Conclusion

VI. Policy, Legal, and Theoretical Implications and Proposals

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