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President and Founder

Geoffrey A. Manne is president and founder of the International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center based in Portland, Oregon. He is also a distinguished fellow at Northwestern University’s Center on Law, Business, and Economics. Previously he taught at Lewis & Clark Law School. Prior to teaching, Manne practiced antitrust law at Latham & Watkins, clerked for Hon. Morris S. Arnold on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and worked as a research assistant for Judge Richard Posner. He was also once (very briefly) employed by the FTC. Manne holds AB & JD degrees from the University of Chicago.

Geoff Manne on efforts to break up Big Tech

Make Tech Easier – ICLE President Geoffrey Manne was cited by the blog Make Tech Easier in a post about legislation to change U.S. antitrust policy. You can read the full post here.

Already these two bills are causing concern in the tech industry. Geoffrey Manne is president and founder of the International Center for Law & Economics, a group Google has backed financially in the past. Manne issued a statement that said, “Adopting the European regulatory model would make it harder for American tech companies to innovate and compete both here and globally.”