Andrew Torrance

Associate Professor, School of Law
Primary office:
504 Green Hall


 

Current Research & Projects

 

 
 
Research Interests
Intellectual property, patent law, innovation law, biotechnology, biolaw, food and drug law, biodiversity law, climate change law, and international environmental law
 
 
Selected Publications

"Property Rules, Liability Rules, Patents, and Innovation: One Experimental View of the Cathedral," User and Open Innovation Conference, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Mass. (Competitively selected)

"Property Rules, Liability Rules, Patents, and Innovation: One Experimental View of the Cathedral," Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Berkeley Law School, Berkeley, Calif. (Competitively selected)

"The Patent Game: Experiments in the Cathedral of Law," Google Tech Talk, Google Inc., Mountain View, Calif. (Invited)

"Physiological Steps Doctrine." Berkeley Technology Law Journal 23.4 (Fall 2008): 1471-1505.

"Patents and the Regress of Useful Arts." Columbia Science and Technology Law Review 10 (2009): 130-168.

 
 
Courses Taught

LAW 977: Patent Law

 
 
Education
B.S. Queen’s University, Canada; Ph.D. Biology, Harvard University (1997); Harvard Law School (2000)
   
Overseas Experience Germany; France; Scotland; Canada; Finland

 


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