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Obama Nominates Joshua Wright to FTC

PRIVACY—U.S.

September 11, 2012

President Obama yesterday announced the nomination of George Mason University School of Law Prof. Joshua Right to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), The Hill reports. If confirmed, Wright will replace Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch. Wright served as the scholar-in-residence at the FTC’s Bureau of Competition from 2007 to 2008. Wright’s academic work has focused on antitrust law, economics, consumer protection, intellectual property and contracts, the report states. The post will now require Senate confirmation.
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