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About Michael J. Madison

Professor Michael Madison is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and teaches about intellectual property law and policy, knowledge commons, and about questions concerning the production and distribution of knowledge and innovation. 

A full biography and list of publications and other information is available at


Present Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh
Present Faculty Director, Innovation Practice Institute, University of Pittsburgh



Research Interests

Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Commons, internet Law, Knowledge Commons, Information Law, Legal Theory, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Property Law

Knowledge and Culture (5)

Knowledge Commons (6)

Cyberspace and Internet Law (2)

Intellectual Property Law (5)