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Robin Feldman

Robin Feldman

UC Hastings College of the Law
Professor of Law
San Francisco, CA, USA


Robin Feldman is a Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings. She specializes in Law and Science and is the Director of the Hastings Law & Bioscience Project (LAB Project). She has also served as the Herman Phleger Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Professor Feldman has received the Rutter Award for Teaching Excellence and the 1066 Foundation Award for Scholarship. 

Professor Feldman's first book, The Role of Science in Law, was published by Oxford University Press in 2009. Her second book, Rethinking Patent Law, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press. Professor Feldman's articles have appeared in journals at law schools including Georgetown, Stanford, Texas, USC, UCLA and Virginia as well as in the New England Journal of Medicine. She has testified in hearings before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice and is interviewed frequently in the press, including appearances on NPR's Science Friday.  Professor Feldman has served as the Chair of the Antitrust Section of the American Association of Law Schools and has been a member of the Ethics Committee at Stanford Hospital. 

Professor Feldman received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University graduating Phi Beta Kappa, 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, Professor Feldman clerked for The Honorable Joseph Sneed of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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