Robin Feldman

Robin Feldman is the Arthur J. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Innovation at the University of California Hastings. She received a BA and a JD from Stanford, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Coif, and receiving the Urban A. Sontheimer Award. Professor Feldman has published 4 books and 60 articles in law journals, as well as in the American Economic Review and the New England Journal of Medicine. Her empirical and theoretical work has been cited by numerous governmental agencies and has been called “absolutely remarkable” and a “must read.”

What Is the Price of a Prescription Drug?

Due to lack of transparency and mystery rebates, which are considered trade secrets, figuring out the price of a prescription drug is...

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Have Business Roundtable Companies Lived Up to Their Stakeholder Commitments?  

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Mergers and Smoking Guns

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How Europe Can Enforce the Digital Markets Act Effectively 

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How Enlightened is Enlightened Shareholder Value?

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The Passive Mechanisms of Common Ownership

A new paper explores the conundrum that common ownership poses for antitrust enforcers and competition and corporate scholars and sheds light on...