Saurabh Vishnubhakat is a Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property and Information Law Program at Cardozo Law. He is also a Research Fellow at the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy and a Senior Scholar at the George Mason University Center for IP and Innovation Policy.
Professor Vishnubhakat writes and teaches in intellectual property, administrative law and federal litigation, especially from an empirical perspective. His research explores the interaction of the U.S. intellectual property system with federal courts and agencies and with markets for technology. His work has been cited in federal judicial opinions, agency regulations, and over thirty appellate briefs in the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit.
Before joining Cardozo, Professor Vishnubhakat held joint appointments as a Professor of Law and Professor of Engineering at Texas A&M University. He began his career in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, serving as principal legal advisor to that agency’s first two chief economists. He was also a faculty fellow at Duke Law School, where he co-taught patent law, and was a postdoctoral associate at the Duke Center for Public Genomics, where he researched law and policy issues surrounding innovation in genetics and biomedicine.
40 Nature Biotechnology 1569 (2022) (with Erik Hovenkamp, Jorge Lemus, and Arti Rai)
97 Indiana Law Journal 59 (2022)
69 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 417 (2021) (with Dave Fagundes)
76 Washington & Lee Law Review 1667 (2020)
104 Iowa Law Review 2643 (2019)
31 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 45 (2016) (with Arti Rai and Jay Kesan)