Herbert J. Hovenkamp

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

Professor Hovenkamp is a recognized expert and prolific author in the areas of Antitrust law and American Legal History. He holds a joint appointment between Penn Law and Wharton Business. Prior to that Professor Hovenkamp was Professor of Law at the University of Iowa, and before that at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been the Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, Harvard Law School ; Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, Harvard Law School ; Faculty Scholar, University of Iowa ; Presidential Lecturer, University of Iowa ; and the recipient of the University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Award. His publications appear in his curriculum vitae on this page.


Auteurs associés

ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
University College London
US Department of Justice (Washington)
London School of Economics and Political Science


1846 Bulletin

Herbert J. Hovenkamp The US Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit follows a judicial trend applying the "attribution" test under s. 2 of the Sherman Act concerning bundled discounts in the healthcare sector (Southeast Missouri Hospital)


Are the Courts Moving Toward a Consensus on Bundled Discounts and §2 of the Sherman Act ?* The Eighth Circuit’s recent decision in Southeast Missouri Hospital v. C.R. Bard, Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2010 WL 3220600 (8th Cir. Aug. 17, 2010), aligns this Circuit with the Ninth Circuit’s decision in (...)

Herbert J. Hovenkamp The US Supreme Court reverses the lower court’s decisions addressing the issue of single entity notion under antitrust law (American Needle / National Football League)


American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League* In American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League, 130 S.Ct. 2201 (2010), the Supreme Court held that the NFL acting through its incorporated subsidiary NFL Properties, Inc. (NFLP) was not a single entity but rather a combination of its 32 (...)

1604 Revue

Frances Marshall, Frédéric Jenny, Herbert J. Hovenkamp, Ioannis Lianos, Sivaramjani Thambisetty Ramakrishna Competition law, intellectual property rights and dynamic analysis : Towards a new institutional “equilibrium ?”


The emphasis put on innovation as the common objective of intellectual property law and competition law, and consequently the shift of focus towards the dynamics of economic change, may well be a leitmotiv in recent policy documents and scholarly comment. By focusing on the strengths and (...)

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