John B. Kirkwood

Seattle University School of Law

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall

P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Fundamental Goal of Antitrust: Protecting Consumers, Not Increasing Efficiency

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, 2008, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2009
John B. Kirkwood and Robert H. Lande
Seattle University School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Collusion to Control a Powerful Customer: Amazon, E-Books, and Antitrust Policy

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1 (2014), Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, Apple, Amazon, e-books, price fixing, collusion, per se rule, powerful customer, buyer power, countervailing power, monopsony power

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Market Power and Antitrust Enforcement

98 B.U. L. REV. 1169 (2018)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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Antitrust Law, Competition Law, Market Power, Monopoly Power, Market Definition, Market Share, Dominance

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The Chicago School's Foundation is Flawed: Antitrust Protects Consumers, Not Efficiency

HOW THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OVERSHOT THE MARK: THE EFFECT OF CONSERVATIVE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS ON U.S. ANTITRUST, Robert Pitofsky, ed., Oxford University Press, 2008, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
John B. Kirkwood and Robert H. Lande
Seattle University School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
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antitrust, monopoly, Chicago School, efficiency, consumers, wealth transfers, competition, consumer welfare

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Powerful Buyers and Merger Enforcement

92 Boston University Law Review 1485 (2012), Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, competition, merger, buyer, buyer power, monopsony power, countervailing power, bilateral monopoly, exclusionary conduct, raising rivals' costs, waterbed effect, consumer choice

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The Essence of Antitrust: Protecting Consumers and Small Suppliers from Anticompetitive Conduct

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 81, (2013), Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antiturst, competition, goals, consumer welfare, consumer protection, consumer choice, supplier welfare, supplier protection , total welfare, social welfare, economic efficiency

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Rethinking Antitrust Policy Toward RPM

The Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 55, No. 2, Summer 2010, Seattle University School of Law Legal Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust law, competition, resale price maintenance, vertical restraints, rule of reason, presumptive illegality, safe harbors

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Buyer Power and Healthcare Prices

Washington Law Review, Vol. 91 (2016), Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, health care, buyer power, prescription drugs, innovation, Medicare, federal negotiation, mergers, health insurance, health plans, hospitals, physicians, countervailing power, monopsony power

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Buyer Power and Exclusionary Conduct: Should Brooke Group Set the Standards for Buyer-Induced Price Discrimination and Predatory Bidding?

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, page 625 (2005)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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Buyer power, exclusionary conduct, price discrimination, predatory pricing

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Controlling Above-Cost Predation: An Alternative to Weyerhaeuser and Brooke Group

Antitrust Bulletin, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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predatory pricing, predatory bidding, above-cost predation

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The Path to Profitability: Reinvigorating the Neglected Phase of Merger Analysis

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, p. 39, 2009, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper 10-30
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 31 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
John B. Kirkwood and Richard O. Zerbe
Seattle University School of Law and University of Washington - Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs
Downloads 191 (194,389)
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mergers, entry barriers, antitrust law

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Antitrust and Two-Sided Platforms: The Failure of American Express

Cardozo Law Review
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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two-sided platforms, high tech, antitrust, monopoly, credit cards, anti-steering provisions

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The Predictive Power of Merger Analysis

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 56, No. 3, p. 543, 2011, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 12-2
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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mergers, prediction, market definition, entry, simulation, retrospectives, behavioral economics

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Tech Giant Exclusion

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, tech giants, digital platforms, exclusion, monopoly, market power

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Reforming the Robinson-Patman Act to Serve Consumers and Control Powerful Buyers

Antitrust Bulleten, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 101 (319,877)
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antitrust, competition, buyer power, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Robinson-Patman Act, price discrimination, meeting competition, cost justification, structural relief, common carrier regulation.

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The Robinson-Patman Act and Consumer Welfare: Has Volvo Reconciled Them?

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 349, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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Buyer Power Today

A book chapter in "Albert Foer Liber Amicorum" in honor of Bert Foer, the founder of the American Antitrust Institute
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, buyer power, monopsony, countervailing power, mergers, efficiency defenses

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A Prudent Approach to Climate Change

Seattle Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 137, 2011, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 11-31
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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climate change, global warming, greenhouse gases, carbon tax, emission limits, clean energy research and development, John Kunich

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Buying Power Today

Chapter on Buying Power Today by John B. Kirkwood from Albert A. Foer Liber Amicorum: A Consumer Voice in the Antitrust Arena, 2020
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Dec 2020
John B. Kirkwood
Seattle University School of Law
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antitrust, buyer power, monopsony, countervailing power, mergers, efficiency defenses