Jonathan Jacobson is a partner in the firm’s New York office, where he practices antitrust law as one of the country’s preeminent antitrust litigators. Among other noteworthy representations, Jonathan has served as lead counsel for Coca-Cola in several cases, including PepsiCo v. Coca-Cola, a leading monopolization case under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. He also led the representation of American Express in United States v. Visa USA; defended Google in the KinderStart, Person, TradeComet, and myTriggers cases; defended Netflix in In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litigation, and Live Nation and Clear Channel in Heerwagen v. Clear Channel, In re Live Concert Antitrust Litigation, and It’s My Party v. Live Nation. He also co-authored the brief for the respondents in the important Supreme Court case Eastman Kodak v. Image Technical Services. Jonathan was appointed by Congress to serve on the Antitrust Modernization Commission, responsible for reviewing and recommending potential changes to the nation’s antitrust laws. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law, having previously served as an Officer, Council member, and in several other Antitrust Section positions, including editorial chair of Antitrust Law Developments (6th ed.). Jonathan was a presenter in the DOJ/FTC Intellectual Property Hearings, the DOJ/FTC Single-Firm Conduct Hearings, the DOJ/FTC Merger Guideline Workshops, the DOJ/FTC Most Favored Nations Clause Workshop, and the DOJ/FTC Conditional Pricing Practices Workshop. He has written or edited numerous articles and books spanning the gamut of antitrust topics, including exclusionary practices, merger enforcement, government and other civil litigation matters, and cartel enforcement. His recent papers include "Exclusionary Conduct in Antitrust," 88 St. John’s Law Review (forthcoming 2015) and "Another Take on the Relevant Welfare Standard for Antitrust," The Antitrust Source, August 2015.
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Technology’s impact on competition in the financial services sector is profound. It has changed the competitive landscape by laying the ground for new financial products and services offered by traditional banks, fintechs and big tech. This has created new issues for antitrust enforcement and (...)
In this interview, Eric J. Stock, the outgoing Chief of the Antitrust Bureau of the New York Attorney General’s office, fields questions about his time in government from Jonathan Jacobson, a partner at Wilson Sonsini and the Vice-Chair of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. (...)
The e-book market is quite remarkable. The distribution’s economic models of this singular property are original and very different from one system to another. The U.S. and European litigations around the Apple’s practices and publishers, as well that the French law on the e-book price’s (...)