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Amicus Briefs, Testimony and Comments


Amicus Briefs:

Amicus Brief of the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies in Support of Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the case of State of Ohio v. Google LLC in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County, Ohio (filed January 30, 2024).
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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the Supreme Court of the United States in Support of Petitioners on Writ of Certiorari in NetChoice, LLC, and the Computer & Communications Industry Association v. Ken Paxton, in his official capacity as the Attorney General of Texas (filed December 7, 2023).
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Brief of Public Interest Organizations as Amici Curiae Before the Supreme Court of the United States in Support of Petitioner for a Writ of Certiorari in Northstar Wireless, LLC  v. Federal Communications Commission (filed February 21, 2023).
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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the Supreme Court of the United States in Support of Respondents on Writ of Certiorari in The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts, Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith And Lynn Goldsmith, Ltd. (filed August 15, 2022).
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Phoenix Center Final Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Petitioners in Northstar Wireless, LLC, and SNR Wireless LicenseCo, LLC, v. Federal Communications Commission, et al. (filed November 2, 2021).
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Phoenix Center Initial Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Petitioners in Northstar Wireless, LLC, and SNR Wireless LicenseCo, LLC, v. Federal Communications Commission, et al. (filed July 19, 2021).
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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the Supreme Court of the United States in Support of Petitioners on Writ of Certiorari in Federal Communications Commission, et al. v. Prometheus Radio Project, et al. (filed November 23, 2020).
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Brief Amicus Curiae of Communications Law Scholars in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motions for Preliminary Injunction in The United States of America v. The State of California, et al. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California (filed August 19, 2020).

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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the Court of Appeals for the Fourth District of Texas at San Antonio in Support of Appellants in Title Source, Inc., v. HouseCanary Analytics, Inc. f/k/a Canary Analytics, Inc. (filed February 5, 2020).
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Phoenix Center Final Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Respondents in Mozilla Corp., et al. v. Federal Communications Commission (filed November 27, 2018).
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Phoenix Center Initial Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Respondents in Mozilla Corp., et al. v. Federal Communications Commission (filed October 18, 2018).
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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the Supreme Court of the United States in Support of Petitioners for Writ of Certiorari in SNR Wireless LicenseCo, LLC and Northstar Wireless, LLC, et al. v. Federal Communications Commission (filed February 22, 2018).
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Phoenix Center Final Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Petitioners in SNR Wireless LicenseCo, LLC and Northstar Wireless, LLC, et al. (filed April 4, 2016).
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Phoenix Center Amicus Brief Before the D.C. Circuit in Support of Petitioners in USTelecom v. FCC (filed October 13, 2015).
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Testimony:

Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Hearing on "Closing the Digital Divide:  Overseeing Federal Funds for Broadband Deployment"  (May 10, 2023).
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Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee Communications & Technology, Hearing on “Broadband Equity: Addressing Disparities in Access and Affordability” (May 6, 2021).
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Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation - Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, Hearing on the “State of Wireless Communications” (June 4, 2013).
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Testimony of Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Communications and Technology, Hearing on “Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation” (March 19, 2013).
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Testimony of Lawrence J. Spiwak
President, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the New York City Council - Committee on Technology in Government
Hearing on “Establishing Strong Network Neutrality Principles in Order to Protect the Internet”
(November 20, 2009).
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Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Meeting on Network Neutrality and Broadband Network Management
Stanford University (April 17, 2008).
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Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee Telecommunications and the Internet
Hearing on H.R. ___
A Discussion Draft Addressing Broadband Mapping and Data Collection
(May 17, 2007).
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Testimony of George S. Ford, PhD
Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Before the House Committee on Commerce and Energy - Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
Hearing on “Digital Future of the United States: Part IV: Broadband Lessons from Abroad”
(April 24, 2007).
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Comments

Phoenix Center comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Safeguarding and Securing the Open Internet (filed December 14, 2023).
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Phoenix Center November 3, 2023 Ex Parte in Federal Communications Commission GN Docket No. 22-69, In the Matter of Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Prevention and Elimination of Digital Discrimination.
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Phoenix Center Comments on New Draft Merger Guidelines (September 18, 2023).
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Phoenix Center response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's request for comments on the development of a National Spectrum Strategy (April 17, 2023).
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Letter from Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford to Senator John Thune in Response to Questions About the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) (January 6, 2023).
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Phoenix Center Comments to the Federal Trade Commission:
Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings, Project Number P181201 - Topic Number 2: Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in Communication, Information, and Media Technology Networks (August 17, 2018).
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Phoenix Center Comments to the Federal Trade Commission:
Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings, Project Number P181201 - Topic Number 8: The Role of Intellectual Property and Competition Policy in Promoting Innovation (August 17, 2018).
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Phoenix Center Comments to the Federal Trade Commission:
Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings, Project Number P181201 - Topic Number 11: The Agency’s Investigation, Enforcement and Remedial Processes (August 17, 2018).
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March 4, 2016 Letter from Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford to the Federal Trade Commission regarding workshop entitled Auto Distribution: Current Issues & Future Trends (Project No. P131202).
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