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Hanno Kaiser


Partner, Latham & Watkins
San Francisco, CA

Experience & Areas of Interest:

Hanno F. Kaiser is an antitrust lawyer with a special focus on Internet and technology markets. He has represented clients before the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, and the German Federal Cartel Office in transactions involving, for example, search engines, online advertising, content distribution, online auctions, operating systems, proprietary and open source enterprise software, digital and analog chip design and standard setting. In addition, Mr. Kaiser has extensive experience in medical devices and the interplay of FDA regulation and the merger control process. In the "bricks and mortar" world, Mr. Kaiser has recently advised casino companies, supermarkets, clean energy firms, and a variety of financial institutions, trade associations and hedge funds in various national and international proceedings.

Mr. Kaiser is also an adjunct professor for antitrust at UC-Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He recently taught Antitrust and the Internet (Spring 2010) and International Antitrust and Policy (Spring 2009). Before relocating from New York to San Francisco in 2008, Mr. Kaiser taught various antitrust and IP-related courses at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. He regularly publishes in the field of antitrust, law & economics and jurisprudence and is a frequent speaker on a broad range of antitrust and IP issues.


  • Dr. jur., University of Bonn, 1998
    summa cum laude
  • LLM, University of California, Davis School of Law, 1998
  • Second German State Exam, Duesseldorf, 1996
    with distinction
  • First German State Exam, University of Bayreuth, 1994
    with distinction

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