What the Center Does

The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy provides a unique environment where scholars can examine the key drivers of innovation as well as the law and policy that best support innovation. By fostering interdisciplinary and collaborative research on innovation law and policy, the Engelberg Center attracts legal scholars and practitioners, technologists, economists, social scientists, physical scientists, historians, innovators, and industry experts who study, theoretically and empirically, the incentives that motivate innovators, how those incentives vary among different types of creative endeavor, and the laws and policies that help or hinder them. Each semester the Engelberg Center sponsors a series of invitation-only talks by faculty on works in progress.

News & Announcements

The Engelberg Center is accepting applications for an Engelberg Center Research Fellowshp to begin in Fall 2018.  The fellowship term is for two years.  Applicants should hold a law degree or a Ph.D. in a relevant area, and show interest and promise in conducting research and writing.  Details here.

Read the Center's 2017 Annual Report.

Stream the panel discussion at our September 28 program "A Conversation With the EPO and the USPTO on the Patent Eligibility of Life Sciences Inventions."

Read Rochelle Dreyfuss in Slate:  Should the Patent and Trademark Office Be Allowed to Change its Mind?

Hear Jason Schultz discuss his new book:  The End of Ownership

Stream the panel discussion at our March 28 program "The CRISPR Patent Battle: Implications for Downstream Innovation in Gene Editing."

Spring 2018

Innovation Policy Colloquium     

      

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