College of Law alumnus Brian J. Gerling is the new executive director of the Innovation Law Center (ILC). Gerling, who brings nearly two decades of intellectual property and commercial litigation experience to the role, takes the helm from M. Jack…
Google Antitrust Investigation Points to Vulnerabilities
Does Google’s massive and globally-used search engine shut out and stifle competitors in favor of its own products and services? The U.S. Department of Justice is expected to bring an antitrust lawsuit against the tech giant any day now, in what would be a historic case.
Law professor Shubha Ghosh is director of the Syracuse Technology Commercialization Law Program. His extensive research focuses on the development and commercialization of intellectual property and technology as a means of promoting economic and social development.
“Google’s search raises questions of monopolizing advertising markets and access to search results. The antitrust investigation in the U.S. and the EU points to vulnerabilities in how Google has possibly abused its dominant position in order to distort choices for consumers through anticompetitive behavior.”
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