B.S.C.E., 1997, University of South Florida
J.D., 2000, University of Virginia
Areas of Expertise
Daniel B. Ravicher is a Lecturer in Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Executive Director of the Public Patent Foundation (“PUBPAT”). Labeled a modern day 'Robin Hood' by Science, named one of "The 50 Most Influential People in IP" by Managing Intellectual Property, and awarded an Echoing Green Fellowship for social entrepreneurship, Professor Ravicher is a registered patent attorney who writes and speaks frequently on patent law and policy, including testifying as an invited witness before Congress on the topic of patent reform.
In 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Professor Ravicher’s landmark case against Myriad Genetics. The case invalidates patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Professor Ravicher received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was the Franklin O'Blechman Scholar of his class, a Mortimer Caplin Public Service Award recipient and an Editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, and his bachelors degree in materials science magna cum laude with University Honors from the University of South Florida. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeals for the Federal, 2nd and 11th Circuits, the District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the State of New York, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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Daniel Ravicher in the news
- Jul 15, 2013 Has Patent, Will Sue: An Alert to Corporate America
- Jul 15, 2013 Professor Dan Ravicher One of Most Influential People in IP
- Jun 13, 2013 Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Professor Dan Ravicher's Challenge to Gene Patents
- Apr 16, 2013 Biotech Industry at Stake as U.S. Court Weighs Human Gene Patent
- Apr 16, 2013 Human Genome: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Patents Case
- Feb 20, 2013 Indiana Farmer Takes Seed-Giant Monsanto To Supreme Court