Mr. Levitas has more than 20 years of experience as an antitrust lawyer addressing and resolving complex merger and conduct issues, particularly those affecting the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and technology sectors. Mr. Levitas has served in a wide range of US government positions; most recently, he served for more than four years in the role of Deputy Director in the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (2009-2013), where he was responsible for the Mergers 1, Health Care and Anticompetitive Practices divisions, as well as the FTC's Northeast Regional Office in New York. Other experience includes nearly a decade as an antitrust counsel on Capitol Hill, including seven years as the Staff Director and Chief Counsel to the US Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, and more than five years as a trial lawyer in the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, where he was a member of the trial teams in the prosecution of several criminal price-fixing cases. In private practice, Mr. Levitas provides counseling on the antitrust implications of day-to-day business practices and has represented FORTUNE 500 and other companies in transactions and in complex federal and state civil investigations focusing on antitrust and competition issues.
Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2020
Intellectual Property & Antitrust addresses the most important issues and gives “first step” advice from local experts in 7 jurisdictions, covering such areas as: intellectual property law and competition law, IP enforcement proceedings, merger analysis, challenges and behavioural and structural remedies involving IP rights, jurisdiction of competition and IP agencies, cartels, price maintenance, abuse of dominance and remedies.
Published in December 2019, this edition contains the following chapters:
- Peter J Levitas and Matthew A Tabas, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Litigating standard-essential patents in Germany
- Philipp Rastemborski, Meissner Bolte
- South Korea
- United Kingdom