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LAW 7383: Selected Problems in Antitrust Law: Secondary Sources

Prepared for Professor C. Paul Rogers III's Select Problems in Antitrust Law course, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (Spring 2022)


Comprehensive Treatises. The three treatises below attempt to analyze U.S. antitrust law comprehensively, so they may be particularly helpful for in-depth research on most antitrust issues. They also may serve as excellent sources with which to begin your research.

Areeda, Phillip & Herbert Hovenkamp, Antitrust Law:  An Analysis of Antitrust Principles and Their Application (4th ed. 2013 & 5th ed. 2020- ) [KF1649 .A84]. 14 volumes.

Von Kalinowski, Julian O. et al., Antitrust Laws and Trade Regulation (2005- ). 10 volumes.  Available on Lexis.

Kintner, Earl W. et al., Federal Antitrust Law:  A Treatise on the Antitrust Laws of the United States (1980- ) [KF1649 .K52]. 11 volumes. Available on Lexis.


Other Treatises (Selected). The items below are a selection of recent treatises available on the Underwood Law Library’s 4th floor or “on reserve” at the circulation desk. Some of these treatises are also available on Lexis or Westlaw. Identify additional treatises, particularly those that focus on specific aspects of antitrust, using the SMU libraries’ catalog.

Altman, Louis & Malla Pollack, Callmann on Unfair Competition, Trademarks and Monopolies (2003- ). Available on Westlaw.

Antitrust Counseling and Litigation Techniques (Julian O. von Kalinowski ed., 1984- ) [KF1645 .A58]. Available on Lexis.

Antitrust Revolution:  Economics, Competition, and Policy (John E. Kwoka, Jr. & Lawrence J. White eds., 2009) [Fondren Library HD2795 .K96 2009]. Note: 2004 ed. available at Underwood, 4th floor. 

Axinn, Stephen M. et al., Acquisitions Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (2008- ) [KF1655 .A982]. 

Blair, Roger D. & David L. Kaserman, Antitrust Economics (2008) [KF1649 .B54 2008].

Carrier, Michael A., Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law (2009) [KF3116 . C37 2009]. Also available as an e-book through the library catalog.

Conant, Michael, Constitution and Economic Regulation: Objective Theory and Critical Commentary (2008) [KF1600 .C54 2008].

Crane, Daniel A., Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement (2011). Available as an e-book through library catalog.

Epstein, Richard A., Antitrust Consent Decrees in Theory and Practice: Why Less is More (2007) [KF1657 .C6 E67 2007].

Gavil, Andrew I. & Harry First, Microsoft Antitrust Cases: Competition Policy for the Twenty-first Century (2014) [KF228 .U5 G38 2014].

Gifford, Daniel & Robert Kudrle, Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy (2015) [K3850 .G54 2015].

Giocoli, Nicola, Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics:  A Historical Perspective (2014) [K3851 .G56 2014].

Givens, Richard A., Antitrust, an Economic Approach (1983- ) [KF1649 .G58 1983]. Available on Lexis.

Grow, Nathaniel, Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption (2014) [KF3989 .G76 2014].

Hannay, William M., U.S. International Antitrust Enforcement: A Practical Guide (2014- ) [KF1652 .G752]. Also available on Bloomberg Law.

Holmes William C., Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law (1983- ) [KF3116 .H64 1983]. Also available on Westlaw.

Hovenkamp, Herbert, Antitrust Enterprise: Principle and Execution (2005) [Law Storage HF1414 .H68 2005].

_____, Federal Antitrust Policy:  The Law of Competition and Its Practice (2020) [Reserve KF1649 .H68 2020]. A hornbook. Also available on West Academic Study Aids.

_____ et al., IP and Antitrust:  An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law (2016- ) [KF3116 .H682]. Available on Westlaw.

Hylton, Keith N., Antitrust Law: Economic Theory and Common Law Evolution (2003) [KF1649 .H95 2003].

Interface Between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Policy (Steven D. Anderman ed., 2007) [K1401 .I587 2007].

Joelson, Mark R., An International Antitrust Primer: A Guide to the Operation of United States, European Union, and Other Key Competition Laws in the Global Economy (2006) [ KF1649 .K53 2006].

Kanwit, Sephanie W., Federal Trade Commission (2012/2013- ) [KF1611. K363]. Also available on Westlaw.

Käseberg, Thorsten, Intellectual Property, Antitrust and Cumulative Innovation in the EU and the US (2012) [K3850 .K366 2012].

Kling, Lou R. & Eileen Nugent, Negotiated Acquisitions of Companies, Subsidiaries and Divisions (2000- ) [KF1477 .K54 1992]. Also available on Lexis.

Landes, William M. & Richard A. Posner, The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law (2003) [KF2979 .L36 2003].

Legal Aspects of Selling and Buying:  Answers to Questions on Antitrust, Franchising, and Current Developments in Distribution Law (Philip F. Zeidman ed., 2018/2019- ) [KF2023 .L433].

Leibenluft, Robert F., Antitrust Compliance (2013- ) [KF1649 .A72]. Also available electronically on Bloomberg Law.

MacLeod, William C., Trade Associations and the Antitrust Laws (2005- ) [KF2902 .M49 2005]. Also available electronically on Bloomberg Law.

Market Definition in Antitrust: Theory and Case Studies (A.B.A. 2012) [KF1649 .M37 2012].

Materials on Antitrust Compliance (West 2012- ) [KF1649 .M384].

Miles, John J., Health Care and Antitrust Law (1992- ). Available on Westlaw.

Piraino, Thomas A., Antitrust Aspects of Joint Ventures (2001- ) [KF1380.5 .P56 2001]. Also available electronically on Bloomberg Law.

Posner, Richard A., Antitrust Law (2001) [KF1649 .P66 2001].

_____, Economic Analysis of Law (2011) [KF385 .P65 2011].

Premerger Notification Practice Manual (Anthony W. Swisher & Neil W. Imus eds., 2007) [KF1654 .A82 2007]. 

Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law in the United States: A Handbook (Albert A. Foer & Randy M. Stutz eds., 2012) [KF1649 .P753 2012]. 

Proger, Phillip A. et al., Antitrust Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions (2016) [KF1655 .P76]. Also available electronically on Bloomberg Law.

Ramsey, David, Antitrust and the Supreme Court (2012) [KF1649 .R36 2012].

Research Handbook on the Economics of Antitrust Law (Einer Elhauge ed., 2012) [KF1652 .R47 2012].

Rogers, C. Paul III et al., Antitrust Law: Policy and Practice (5th ed. 2020). Textbook.

Understanding Antitrust Issues in Health Care: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing the Impact of Health Care Reform, Managing Antitrust Enforcement Concerns, and Preparing Clients for Change (2010) [KF3821 .U53 2010].

Waller, Spencer Weber, Antitrust and American Business Abroad (1997- ) [KF1976 .A85 1997]. Available on Westlaw.

Ward, Peter C., Federal Trade Commission: Law, Practice and Procedure (1986- ) [KF1611 .W35]. Latest release: 2020. Also available on Lexis.

Wells, Wyatt C., Antitrust and the Formation of the Postwar World (2002) [KF1652 .W45 2002]. Also available through the library's catalog as an e-book.

Wilson, James A., State Antitrust Law (2015- ) [KF1650 .H392].

Journals and Other Periodicals

Locating Periodical Articles

Full-text searching of articles in databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, and HeinOnline

Non-law periodical articles

  • Academic OneFile - indexes many thousands of journals and magazines in numerous subject areas, and provides the full-text of many of those publications
  • Academic Search Complete - also indexes many thousands of journals and magazines in numerous subject areas, and provides the full-text of many of those publications
  • Business Source Complete - indexes more than one thousand business-related journals, magazines, and other business-related publications and reports.

Citations to articles in publications such as treatises, law reviews, newsletters, etc. 


Antitrust Topical Journals and Newsletters (Selected)

Antitrust and Trade News. Westlaw database containing news and information pertaining to antitrust and trade.

Antitrust. American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law. [Periodicals, 3rd floor]. Available on Westlaw and other databases at SMU.

Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report (Bloomberg BNA). An outstanding weekly newsletter providing comprehensive coverage of recent developments and excellent analysis. Available on Bloomberg Law. Subscribers can receive this and other Bloomberg BNA newsletters via email by registering on the Bloomberg BNA website.

Antitrust Bulletin. [Periodicals, 3rd floor]. Also available in several databases available at SMU.

Antitrust Law Journal. American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law. [Periodicals, 3rd floor]. Available on Lexis, Westlaw, and several other databases at SMU.

Texas Business Litigation Quarterly. State Bar of Texas’s Antitrust and Business Litigation Section. [Periodicals, 3rd floor]. Available online only to Business Litigation Section members.

Annotations (A.L.R.)

American Law Reports (A.L.R.) [Library's 2nd floor, reference area]. A.L.R. contains thoroughly researched annotations on narrow legal issues. Available on Westlaw and Lexis.

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