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About Katherine J. Strandburg

Katherine Strandburg is the Alfred B. Engelberg Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, where she teaches intellectual property law, cyberlaw, and information privacy law. Her research interests are in patent law, including the empirical study of the patent citation network using statistical physics techniques; science and technology policy; and information privacy law. She has authored several amicus briefs to the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit on patent issues. Professor Strandburg obtained her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School with high honors in 1995 and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Prior to her legal career, Strandburg was a research physicist at Argonne National Laboratory, having received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1984.


Present Professor of Law, New York University

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Law and Physics

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