Antitrust on Internet Time: Microsoft and the Law and Economics of Exclusion

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 7, p. 157, 1999

75 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2009

See all articles by John E. Lopatka

John E. Lopatka

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

William H. Page

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Date Written: June 2, 2009

Abstract

This article, published in 1999, offers our preliminary assessment of Microsoft case during its trial in the district court. We argued that, while Microsoft had a monopoly of operating systems, its integration of IE and Windows and its contracts with Internet firms were not seriously exclusionary.

Keywords: antitrust, Microsoft, exclusionary practices, monopolization

JEL Classification: K21, K41, L12, L41

Suggested Citation

Lopatka, John E. and Page, William Hepburn, Antitrust on Internet Time: Microsoft and the Law and Economics of Exclusion (June 2, 2009). Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 7, p. 157, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1413383

John E. Lopatka

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law ( email )

Lewis Katz Building
University Park, PA 16802
United States

William Hepburn Page (Contact Author)

University of Florida - Levin College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States

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