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.

Assessing the Patent and Trademark Office’s Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions

By Alexander Kersten As new applications of artificial intelligence (AI) become more sophisticated, AI tools are increasingly used to assist in the process of invention. However, given that inventorship is limited to natural persons under U.S. law, AI’s growing utilization has raised questions around whether AI-assisted inventions should receive patents,
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Securing IP and the Future of Pandemic Preparedness

By Jeffrey Depp In December 2021, member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) at a Special Session of the World Health Assembly created an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) to draft and negotiate a WHO convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response (“Pandemic Agreement”). The
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The Use of March-In Rights Could Undermine Innovation and National Security

By Hideki Tomoshige and Sujai Shivakumar By accelerating new products to market, the nation’s innovation system—a network of interconnected activities across university researchers, small and large businesses, and venture capital and other financial organizations, among other actors—enhances economic growth, competitiveness, and national security. Securing the future of this innovation system
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