Joshua Wright headshot

Professor of Law
Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright is University Professor and the Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute at Scalia Law School at George Mason University. In 2013, the Senate unanimously confirmed Professor Wright as a member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), following his nomination by President Obama.

Geoffrey A. Manne headshot

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.

ICLE President Geoffrey Manne and former FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright quoted by 9th Circuit in FTC v. Qualcomm opinion

The 9th Circuit overturned the District Court in FTC v. Qualcomm, as advocated in the amicus brief of ICLE and Scholars of Law and Economics. ICLE President Geoffrey Manne’s paper with former FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright, Innovation and the Limits of Antitrust, 6 J. Comp. L. & Econ. 153 (2010), was quoted in the opinion.

Read the opinion here.