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February 04, 2015
Leading Antitrust and Intellectual Property Expert Joshua Gans Affiliates With The Brattle Group

The Brattle Group has announced that Joshua Gans has joined the firm’s network of internationally renowned experts as an academic advisor.

Dr. Gans is a Professor of Strategic Management and the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on understanding the economic drivers of innovation and scientific progress, with a core interest in digital strategy and antitrust policy.

He has been involved in antitrust regulatory and intellectual property consulting for twenty years and has testified in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand on a variety of matters including antitrust harm, copyright negotiations, and damages. Most recently, he was the chief economic expert witness to the Federal Trade Commission in its antitrust claim of exclusionary conduct and abuse of market power against Intel. Dr. Gans has also advised Microsoft in antitrust and patent royalty matters.

“Josh is a seasoned testifier who brings cutting-edge thinking on antitrust and intellectual property economics,” said Alexis Maniatis, President of The Brattle Group. “We are excited to welcome him to Brattle.”

Dr. Gans has published extensively on a wide array of topics, including the nature of technological competition and innovation, industrial organization, and regulatory economics. He recently authored an eBook, Information Wants to be Shared (Harvard Business Review Press), and has been published in leading journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Perspectives, and the Journal of Regulatory Economics. He is as an associate editor of Management Science and the Journal of Industrial Economics and on the editorial boards of the BE Journals of Economic Analysis and Policy, Economic Analysis and Policy, and the Review of Network Economics.

“Brattle is involved in many of the most high profile cases and I look forward to working with the firm’s broad network of experts to address the most pressing challenges in antitrust and intellectual property,” commented Dr. Gans.

Joshua Gans
Academic Advisor
Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto
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