Amanda Lewis

Amanda Lewis joined Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP from the Federal Trade Commission, where she worked as an attorney in the Bureau of Competition since 2012.  While at the FTC, she served for over two and a half years as a Counsel-Detailee to the Antitrust Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.

Amanda was one of the primary authors of the Digital Markets Investigation Majority Staff Report and worked on the big tech legislation currently being considered by Congress.  Prior to the FTC, Amanda was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and a law clerk for Judge Lawrence McKenna of the Southern District of New York. She received her B.A. from New York University in 2002 and her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2008.

When AI Helps Generate Inventions, Who Is the Inventor?

By Andrei Iancu and Rama Elluru This commentary from the CSIS-SCSP Task Force on IP in the AI Era was originally published in the Special Competitive Studies Project’s Substack on February 15, 2024. With roots in the U.S. constitution, patent rights provide an exclusive property right in new inventions like drugs,
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Standard Essential Patents and European Economic Security

By Kirti Gupta and Chris Borges On April 27, 2023, the European Commission published a draft proposal on standard essential patents (SEPs) seeking to address the perceived lack of transparency and predictability in the licensing of SEPs. The commission proposes the creation of a competence center within the European Union Intellectual
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Proposed Federal Use of March-in Rights Would Weaken American Innovation

By Sujai Shivakumar and Thomas Howell   The Biden administration is considering exercising something called “march-in rights” as a policy prescription to curb drug prices. But as with any prescription, there is a need to weigh efficacy against the side-effects. In this case, there is evidence that the vast majority of
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