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Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Robert P. Merges

Affiliated Professor
Haas Business and Public Policy Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment
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JSD, Columbia University
LL.M, Columbia University
JD, Yale University
BS, Carnie-Mellon University

Positions Held

External Service and Assignments

  • Special consultant, US Department of Justice
  • Member, US Department of Justice Task Force on Intellectual Property

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “As Many as Six Impossible Patents Before Breakfast: Property Rights for Business Concepts and Patent System Reform.” Berkeley Technology Law Journal (1999).
  • “The Control of Strategic Alliances: An Empirical Analysis of Biotechnology Collaborations.” Journal of Industrial Economics (1998).
  • “Intellectual Property and Digital Content: Notes on a Scorecard.” Rivista di Diritto Industriale (1998).

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