Professor Robin Feldman is a leading expert in intellectual property, particularly as it relates to pharmaceutical and innovation competition. She is the Arthur J. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Law, the Albert Abramson ’54 Distinguished Professor of Law Chair, and Director of the Center for Innovation (C4i) at UC Law. Feldman received a B.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, graduating the Order of the Coif and receiving the Urban A. Sontheimer Award for graduating second in the class. She served in the Articles Department of the Stanford Law Review. After graduation, Feldman clerked for The Honorable Joseph Sneed of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Feldman is an award-winning scholar whose work has been called “absolutely remarkable” and a “must read.” She has published 4 books and more than 70 articles in law journals as well as in the American Economic Review, New England Journal of Medicine, and the Annals of Internal Medicine. Professor Feldman frequently testifies before legislative and regulatory bodies, as well as providing technical assistance to state and federal legislative bodies and regulatory agencies. Her work has been cited numerous times in the Congressional Record, by the White House, in various governmental reports, and in court proceedings. In one Supreme Court case, briefs in support of both sides cited to her antitrust work. Beyond her scholarship, Professor Feldman founded the Startup Legal Garage at UC Hastings, which provides free legal work to 60 early-stage technology and life science companies each year, with a focus on women and minority entrepreneurs. She also has served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the AALS.

2023 Awards

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property

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