Michael A. Carrier

Rutgers University (New Jersey)
Professor of Law

Michael A. Carrier is Distinguished Professor at Rutgers Law School. He is the co-author of the leading IP/antitrust treatise, IP and Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law, the author of Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law, and the editor of Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law: Competition. He has written more than 75 book chapters and articles in leading law reviews. Professor Carrier has been quoted in leading media outlets, including ABC News, Bloomberg, CBS News, C-SPAN, ESPN, Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, N.Y. Times, NPR, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. His scholarship has been cited in courts including the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate courts. Professor Carrier has testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and other bodies; is a member of the Board of Advisors of the American Antitrust Institute; and is a past chair of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust and Economic Regulation section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).


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8213 Bulletin

Michael A. Carrier Antitrust in the pharmaceutical sector: An overview of US case law


The issues presented by pharmaceutical antitrust law are vital to national economies and patients’ lives. They implicate patent law, antitrust law, and various regulations. They occur in unique markets in which the entity prescribing the drug is not the one paying for it. And they rely on patents but also are marked by complexity, which creates room for anticompetitive conduct. The articles in this symposium shed light on these topics.

Michael A. Carrier A US Court issues first analysis of an appropriate royalty that a patentee could obtain after promising to license its patent on reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND) terms (Microsoft / Motorola)


On April 25, 2013, Judge James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington offered the first analysis by a U.S. court of an appropriate royalty that a patentee could obtain after promising to license its patent on reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND) terms. (...)

1788 Review

Agathe Richard, Aidan Synnott, Albert A. Foer, Alden F. Abbott, Alvaro Ramos, Ben Labow, Bonnie Sweeney, Bradley T. Tennis, Christopher Meyers, Donald C. Klawiter, James J. Tierney, James Langenfeld, Janet McDavid, John DeQ. Briggs, John Kwoka, Joseph Farrell, Logan M. Breed, Mark D. Whitener, Michael A. Carrier, Michael D. Hausfeld, Michael L. Weiner, Michael P. Lehmann, Richard S. Taffet, Scott Andrew Sher, Sharis A. Pozen, William H. Rooney What is Trump Antitrust?


Change is in the air and it is coming to antitrust and competition policy in the United States. The unexpected election of President-elect Donald J. Trump opened wide the speculation or mystery about what he and his advisors are planning concerning his administration’s antitrust policy. During (...)

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