ABOUT/BIO

IN BRIEF


Professor Michael J. Madison
Professor of Law and John E. Murray Faculty Scholar, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Senior Scholar, University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security.
Faculty Director, Innovation Practice Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Specialties and expertise: Research and teaching relating to (i) intellectual property law, (ii) knowledge and information institutions, including knowledge commons, (iii) innovation and creativity, (iv) leadership and leadership education, and (v) higher education, legal education, and the legal profession.

CONTACT

Prof. Michael J. Madison
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA
+1 412 648 7855 (ph)
madison [at] pitt [dot] edu
Twitter: @profmadison

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Michael Madison is Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a Senior Scholar with the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security (Pitt Cyber). At Pitt Law, he is Faculty Director of the Innovation Practice Institute (IPI) and a John E. Murray Faculty Scholar.

As a researcher and teacher, Professor Madison focuses on intellectual property law and policy and on institutional governance of knowledge and innovation. His scope ranges from the development of research universities to data, networks, and computer software. He is the author of more than 40 journal articles and book chapters, the co-author of The Law of Intellectual Property (Wolters Kluwer, 5th edition 2017), and the co-editor of Governing Knowledge Commons (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Governing Medical Knowledge Commons (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Professor Madison is the co-founder of the global research network titled the Workshop on Governing Knowledge Commons and the global law reform platform titled Future Law Works.

As leader of Pitt Law’s IPI, he trains lawyers to succeed in the 21st century legal profession, as leaders and collaborators in the legal profession, in their communities, and in the innovation economy.  Before becoming a law professor in 1997, he practiced law for nearly 10 years in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

His awards and distinctions include the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at Pitt, a fellowship from the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers project at the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) in Denver, and election to membership in the American Law Institute in 2016.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter: @profmadison
YouTube channel: Professor Madison
Podcast: The Future Law Podcast (with Dan Hunter and Lisa Leong)
Blog: Madisonian.net

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