Michael A. Carrier

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Michael Carrier teaches and writes in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and property law. His book Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law was published in 2009 by Oxford University Press and was released in paperback in 2011. Carrier is also the editor of the volume, Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law: Competition (Edward Elgar Publishing 2011), and has written more than 35 book chapters and law review articles in journals including the Stanford Law Review, Michigan Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Iowa Law Review, and Yale Law Journal Pocket Part. Professor Carrier’s scholarship was cited in a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court opinion in a case addressing the standards for patentable subject matter. It has also been cited by the D.C. Circuit and other courts, and in congressional hearings, government officials’ speeches, and congressional and government agency reports. Carrier is a member of the Board of Advisors of the American Antitrust Institute and is the chair-elect of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust and Economic Regulation section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Professor Carrier is a summa cum laude graduate of Yale University and a cum laude graduate of Michigan Law School, where he was Book Review Editor of the law review. Before entering academia, he clerked for the Honorable John D. Butzner, Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and litigated antitrust, civil, intellectual property, and sports cases at Covington & Burling, in Washington, D.C.

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