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Herbert Hovenkamp

Herbert Hovenkamp is the Ben V. & Dorothy Willie professor of Law and History at the University of Iowa, where his principal areas of teaching and scholarship are federal antitrust law and American Legal History. He also teaches property law and torts. He is the surviving author of Antitrust Law (Aspen, 20 vols. & Supp., 1978-2006, with the late Phillip E. Areeda and the late Donald F. Turner). His other books include The Antitrust Enterprise: Principle and Execution (Harv. Univ. Press 2006); IP and Antitrust: an Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law (with Mark Janis and Mark Lemley, Aspen 2005); of a standard one volume textbook (Federal Antitrust Policy: the Law of Competition and its Practice (West Group, 3d ed. 2005); a casebook (Antitrust Law, Policy and Procedure (with E. Thomas Sullivan, Lexis Press, 5th ed. 2003)); Enterprise and American Law, 1836-1937 (Harvard Univ. Press, 1991); and some 100 other books and articles. He has also consulted extensively with the federal government, various state attorneys general, and many private firms. Professor Hovenkamp holds J.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas, and lives in Iowa City.