MSU College of Law

Frederick R. Juckniess

Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Frederick R. Juckniess focuses his practice in antitrust and intellectual property as well as other complex litigation. He has been lead counsel in defense of multi-defendant antitrust actions, including on appeal. Claims have included defense of associations, tying and bundling claims, "lock-in," antitrust injury issues and group boycott issues.

He also regularly provides antitrust consulting in connection with business practices, joint venture issues, marketing including pricing (MAP/MSRP), and mergers. Mr. Juckniess also has extensive experience in complex intellectual property litigation and counseling, including concerning patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.

He is well versed in litigation involving such products and industries as engine technologies, pharmaceuticals, laser processing, inkjet printing, electronics, demolition equipment, transgenic plant strains, generators, movies, and software. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in disputes with several Fortune 500 companies.

J.D. 1995, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School; B.A. 1992, with distinction, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Antitrust Law
    (Formerly DCL 310)This course will explore the role of antitrust law and analysis of restraints of trade and competition in various markets. Beginning with an analysis of the goals of antitrust law, and their operation in society, the requirements of antitrust claims will be explored through historical and current examples. Highlights will include problems in market power, monopoly, price fixing, tying, bundling, and special problems with patents. The course will include discussion of recent issues in antitrust law.

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