Written Statement of Geoffrey A. Manne on “Antitrust Concerns and the FDA Approval Process” U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law.
"Federal administrative agencies are required to engage in “reasoned decisionmaking” based on a thorough review and accurate characterization of the record. Their analysis must be based on facts and reasoned predictions; it must be rooted in sound economic reasoning: it must be logically coherent..."
"On behalf of the R Street Institute, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, TechFreedom, and the International Center for Law & Economics, we respectfully submit these comments in response to the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ proposed Driverless Testing and Deployment Regulations released on March 10, 2017..."
"A cornerstone of the Initial Determination is that “[u]nder TianRui, the Commission’s discretion cannot be exercised in a way that conflicts with applicable federal law,”1 and, therefore, that “the dispute between U.S. Steel and Respondents in this case must be resolved using the same substantive law that governs federal antitrust cases.”
"Given the importance of copyright protection to the US national interest, including from an economic, political and social perspective (on which, please see our response to the Register’s request for comments, attached), we strongly agree with the proposal set forth by the Committee to reform the Copyright Office..."
"Dear Ms. Dortch:
I write to express my concerns regarding the consumer welfare effects of the revised broadband privacy proposal summarized in a Fact Sheet by Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Chairman Tom Wheeler earlier this month..."
This week, the International Center for Law & Economics filed comments on the proposed revision to the joint U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust-IP Licensing Guidelines.
The proposed guidelines are founded on a commendable set of underlying assumptions: that intellectual property (“IP”) is, for antitrust purposes, amenable to the same sort of analysis that applies to other forms of property...