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Peter Carstensen

Peter Carstensen

Expert on competition law and policy (antitrust law and economic regulation); energy regulation; agricultural market regulation; insurance and torts

Professor, law Law School Work: 608-263-7416 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Antitrust law and competition policy, including direct market regulation and exemptions from or limitations on competition
  • Agricultural product market regulation (dairy, livestock, poultry) and treatment of input markets such as seeds
  • Relation of competition policy and antitrust law to patent and copyright law
  • Regulation of natural gas and electricity production and distribution
  • Tort and insurance issues


  • Co-editor, "Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries" (2008), Edward Elger
  • Co-chaired drafting committee for Federal Statutory Exemptions from Antitrust Law, Antitrust Section, American Bar Association, 2007
  • Testimony at congressional hearings on agricultural competition policy