Douglas Melamed

Stanford University
Associate Professor

Doug Melamed was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Intel Corporation until 2015. Prior to joining Intel in 2009, he was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of WilmerHale, where he had been Chair of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. He joined WilmerHale in 1971. Mr. Melamed served in the U.S. Department of Justice from October 1996 to January 2001 as Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division and as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General. He has been the Distinguished Visitor from Practice and an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and he has authored numerous articles on antitrust and on law and economics. He is a contributing editor of the Antitrust Law Journal and a member of the Board of Academic Advisors of the Journal of Law, Economics and Policy at George Mason University. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, the Yale University Council, and the Boards of Directors of the Nasdaq Exchanges. Mr. Melamed received his B.A from Yale University in 1967 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1970, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Doug is know Associate Professor at Stanford University.

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Shearman & Sterling (San Francisco)
WilmerHale (Brussels)
WilmerHale (Washington)
Hughes Hubbard & Reed (Washington)
WilmerHale (Washington)
WilmerHale (Washington)
WilmerHale
Hughes Hubbard & Reed (Washington)

Videos

Douglas Melamed
Douglas Melamed 5 April 2016 Washington, DC
Douglas Melamed, Intel
Douglas Melamed 25 March 2014 Washington DC

Articles

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Douglas Melamed, Janet Ridge, William Kolasky The Brazilian Antitrust Authority annnounces a new interpretation of the Brazilian merger notification threshold reducing foreign merger filings (ADC Telecommunications / Krone International)

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Brazilian merger notification requirements, traditionally a major hurdle for multinational mergers, have just become less burdensome. In an unexpected development last Wednesday, the Brazilian antitrust authority (“CADE”) announced a new interpretation of the Brazilian merger notification (...)

Douglas Melamed, James W. Lowe, Thomas Mueller, William Kolasky A US Court of Appeals invalidates rules of two cards network service providers that prohibit member banks from issuing competitors’ cards (Visa USA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)

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Background Visa and Mastercard are network services providers that are owned and supported by thousands of member banks, which act as both issuers [1] and acquirers [2] of Visa and Mastercard charge cards. (Network services (...)

Douglas Melamed, James W. Lowe, Leon Greenfield, Thomas Mueller A US Court of Appeals rules that marginal cost rather than average variable cost ("AVC") may be an appropriate cost measure in predatory pricing cases (AMR)

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The Decision in AMR Between 1995 and 1997, several low cost carriers entered certain airline routes between Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and other cities that American Airlines serves and undercut American’s fares. American responded to the new competition by lowering prices and increasing (...)

Ali Stoeppelwerth, Douglas Melamed, James W. Lowe, Leon Greenfield, Robert B. Bell, Thomas Mueller, Veronica Kayne The US DOJ demands conduct remedies in the form of establishing firewalls and publishing non-discriminatory criteria before clearing the vertical merger between a satellite producer and a payload supplier (Northrop Grumman/TRW)

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On December 11, 2002, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a proposed consent decree, permitting Northrop Grumman to proceed with its $7.8 billion acquisition of TRW. Northrop Grumman/TRW shows that the DOJ and the Department of Defense (DOD), which plays a leading role in reviewing (...)

Ali Stoeppelwerth, Douglas Melamed, Leon Greenfield, Thomas Mueller The US DOJ fines two US software companies for improperly coordinating their actions before closing of the merger in violation of the HSR Act and Section 1 of the Sherman Act (CA/Platinum)

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The Department of Justice has just brought a case that should cause merging parties to take even greater precautions to ensure they do not improperly coordinate before closing. The DoJ complaint alleges violations both of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and of (...)

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