Timothy J. Muris

George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School

Foundation Professor

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Antitrust in the Internet Era: The Legacy of United States v. A&P

54 Rev. Indus. Org. 651 (2019)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2023
Timothy J. Muris and Jonathan E. Nuechterlein
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, consumer welfare, antitrust populism, Robinson-Patman, A&P, market concentration, Chicago School, small business, Sherman Act, monopolies, internet, Silicon Valley, Federal Trade Commission, Qualcomm, Intel, Amazon

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Chicago, Post-Chicago, and Beyond: Time to Let Go of the 20th Century

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 78 (2012), pp. 505-526., George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-31
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2015
Bruce H. Kobayashi and Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Aaron Director, anticompetitive harm, Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, Edward Levi, error cost, Frank Easterbrook, Herbert Hovenkamp, John McGee, Lester Telser, leverage theories, optimal rules, outcomes, Phillip Areeda, plausibility, predatory pricing, Richard Posner, Robert Bork, Ward Bowman

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Payment Card Regulation and the (Mis)Application of the Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2005, No. 3, pp. 515-550, 2006, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 May 2006
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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credit cards, two-sided markets, payment card industry, plastic

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The Federal Trade Commission and the Future Development of U.S. Consumer Protection Policy

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 12 May 2004
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Governent, Antitrust law

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First Principles for Antitrust Review of Long-Consummated Mergers

5 Criterion J. on Innovation 29 (2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Timothy J. Muris and Jonathan E. Nuechterlein
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, populism, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, HSR, Hart Scott, mergers, consummated mergers, M&A, Microsoft, potential competition, but-for world, divestitures

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The Ftc and the Law of Monopolization

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Aug 2000
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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How History Can Inform Practice in Modern U.S. Competition Policy

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, Economic History

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Chicago and Its Discontents

87 U. Chi. L. Rev. 495 (2020), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
Timothy J. Muris and Jonathan E. Nuechterlein
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, Chicago School, Post-Chicago, Robinson-Patman, Consumer Welfare, Populism, Harvard School

A Response to Professor Goldberg: An Anticompetitive Restraint by Any Other Name . . .

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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horizontal restraints, three tenors, rule of reason, truncated rule of reason, quick look

A Response to Professor Goldberg: An Anticompetitive Restraint by Any Other Name . . .

Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2006, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 May 2006
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Three Tenors, legal rulemaking, Goldberg, FTC, antitrust law

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Principles for a Successful Competition Agency

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 165-187, Winter 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 May 2006
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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FTC, Federal Trade Commission, competition, public institutions

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More than Law Enforcement: The Ftc's Many Tools - a Conversation with Tim Muris and Bob Pitofsky

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 773-860, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 11 May 2006
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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antitrust, consumer protection, FTC, Federal Trade Commission

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In Defense of the Pfizer Factors

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-49
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Howard Beales, Timothy J. Muris and Robert Pitofsky
George Washington University - School of Business, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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acai berry products, Advertising Substantiation Policy Statement, Better Business Bureau, cancer, cereal, dietary supplements, education, false, fiber, Firestone, First Amendment, Food Drug Administration, free speech, George Stigler, labeling, Lanham Act, NCI, nutrition, public comment

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State Intervention/State Action - a U.S. Perspective

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2004
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Antitrust law

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The Rule of Reason after California Dental

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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California Dental Association V Federal Trade Commission: The Revenge of Footnote 17

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Aug 2000
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Striking the Proper Balance: Redress Under Section 13(B) of the FTC Act

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 1-45, 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Howard Beales and Timothy J. Muris
George Washington University - School of Business and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Cease, civil penalties provisions, Commerce Committee, commercial speech, competition, consumer protection, deceptive , desist, equitable remedies, fraud prevention, free flow, section 13(b), FTC, litigation, monetary relief, proper cases, redress, rule making authority, section 5, solvency, unfair

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Looking Forward: The Federal Trade Commission and the Future Development of U.S. Competition Policy

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2004
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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FTC Consumer Protection at 100: 1970s Redux or Protecting Markets to Protect Consumers?

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 6, pp. 2157-2229, 2015, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Howard Beales and Timothy J. Muris
George Washington University - School of Business and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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advertising, competition, consumer protection, consumer welfare, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, fraud, harm, ordinary consumer, privacy, substantiation, transparency, truthful information

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Privacy and Consumer Control

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-27 (2019)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Howard Beales and Timothy J. Muris
George Washington University - School of Business and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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tracking, cookies, advertising, Fair Information Practices, FIPs, privacy policies, data protection, transaction costs, transparency

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Ronald Reagan and the Rise of Large Deficits: What Really Happened in 1981

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Aug 2000
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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The Long Shadow of Standard Oil: Policy, Petroleum, and Politics at the Federal Trade Commission

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, May 2012, pp. 843-915, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-52
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Bilal Sayyed and Timothy J. Muris
TechFreedom and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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act, Barack Obama, CFTC, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, crude, DOJ, Department of Justice, Energy Market Manipulation Rule, Eric Holder, Exxon, independence, National Association of Attorneys General, Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group, Royal Dutch Shell, security, Standard, Thomas Rosch

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Letter from Former Government Officials and Academics to Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter on Policy Toward Standard-Essential Patents and FRAND Commitments

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 22-20 (Full author list in document)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Apr 2022
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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FRAND, standard essential patents, Antitrust Division, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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I Can See Clearly Now: Lee Benham, Eyeglasses, and the Empirical Analysis of Advertising and the Effects of Professional Regulation

Competition Policy International, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 156-162, Spring 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Bruce H. Kobayashi and Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Antitrust law, anticompetitive, Bates, Benham, competition, cross-section regression analysis, economic, federal, regulation, Economic experiment, empirical methodology

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What Brooke Group Joined Let None Put Asunder: The Need for the Price-Cost and Recoupment Prongs in Analyzing Digital Predation

The Global Antitrust Institute Report on the Digital Economy 35
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Timothy J. Muris and Joseph Coniglio
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
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Section 13(b) of the FTC Act at the Supreme Court: The Middle Ground

The Antitrust Source, forthcoming December 2020, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-34
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2021
Howard Beales, Benjamin Mundel and Timothy J. Muris
George Washington University - School of Business, Sidley Austin LLP and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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FTC, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC Act, Section 13(b), Section 19, fraud program, AMG Capital Mgmt., LLC v. FTC

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Three Key Principles for Revising the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Antitrust Source, April 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-56
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Aug 2012
Timothy J. Muris and Bilal Sayyed
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and TechFreedom
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actual evidence, anticompetitive, Arch Coal, Christine Varney, competitive effects, concentrated, DOJ, dynamics, fixed-cost efficiencies, HHI, Heinz, highly, industry, J. Thomas Rosch, Jon Leibowitz, Justice Department, marginal cost-savings, moderately, Oracle, unconcentrated, William Kovacic

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Submission to House Judiciary Committee Inquiry on Digital Economy

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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antitrust law, pro-consumer Antitrust, consumer welfare standard, Robinson-Patman Act, RPA, hospital mergers

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Will the FTC’s Success Continue?

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-35
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Federal Trade Commission, competition, consumer protection, antitrust

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Generic Drugs, Used Textbooks, and the Limits of Antitrust Liability for Product Improvements

4 Criterion J. on Innovation 207 (2019), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-29
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
Timothy J. Muris and Jonathan E. Nuechterlein
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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product-hopping, antitrust, pharmaceuticals, competition, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, price disconnect

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Discordant Notes: A Reply to Professor Wright

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-21, Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 May 2006
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Three Tenors, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, antitrust law

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Bipartisan Patent Reform and Competition Policy

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-46
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Timothy J. Muris
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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patents, intellectual property, technology, bipartisan, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, antitrust, competition

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Tools of Reason: Truncation Through Judicial Experience and Economic Learning

Antitrust, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 46-51, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Timothy J. Muris and Brady Cummins
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Latham & Watkins
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Agency, analysis, antitrust, anticompetitive, economic, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, judicial, merger, no-call, polygram, restraint

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Bazaarvoice: Protecting Consumers by Silencing the Customer?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, March 2014 (1)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Timothy J. Muris and Christine Wilson
George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
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Antitrust, Business Judgment Rule, Competition, Consumer Welfare, Customer Testimony, Department of Justice, DOJ, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Merger

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Choice or Consequences: Protecting Privacy in Commercial Information

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 109-135, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Howard Beales and Timothy J. Muris
George Washington University - School of Business and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
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Do Not Call Registry, fair information practice, FIP, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, privacy, commercial privacy, information security