Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sat 28 Apr - Thu 03 May, 2007
(Session 441)

R. Polk Wagner R. Polk Wagner (Faculty)

Country/Region: USA

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor of Law, Specialist in Intellectual Property and Patent Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia

Biography:
R. Polk Wagner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania R. Polk Wagner is a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where his research and teaching focus on intellectual property law and policy, with a special interest in patent law. Professor Polk is the author of over fifteen articles on topics ranging from an empirical analysis of judicial decision-making in the patent law to the First Amendment status of software programs. In 2002, Professor Wagner founded the FedCir Project, a major ongoing effort to study the performance of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to joining the Penn Law faculty in 2000, Professor Wagner served as a clerk to Judge Raymond C. Clevenger III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He holds a law degree from Stanford, an engineering degree from the University of Michigan, and was the 1994-95 Roger M. Jones Fellow at the London School of Economics.

Media files from R. Polk Wagner

Working Group Presentations: Venture Capital and Intellectual Property