Bernhard Ganglmair is an associate professor of economics at the University of Mannheim and the head of the junior research group Competition and Innovation at the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim (Germany). He is also a board member of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) and associate editor at the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Economic Inquiry. Before joining the University of Mannheim and ZEW Mannheim in 2019, he was an assistant professor of managerial economics at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has also taught at the University of Linz (Austria) and Northeastern University in Boston and has visited the University of Bologna, Haifa University, and Boston University as visiting researcher. His research covers a variety of topics related to technology standardization and patents, trade secrets, contracts, economic analysis of law, and competition economics. He has published his work in leading field journals such as the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. Bernhard holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Zurich (2011) and an undergraduate degree in business and economics from the University of Linz.