Department: Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (2021-2022)
Research Interests: Intellectual Property, Science and Technology Policy, Expertise in Administrative Law
John Golden is a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, where he has taught administrative law, contracts, patent law, and writing seminars relating to innovation and intellectual property as well as disaster and emergency law. Since 2011, he has served as faculty director of the Andrew Ben White Center in Law, Science and Social Policy. His research has focused primarily on issues relating to innovation policy, institutional design, patents, and remedies. John has a Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an A.B. in Physics and History from Harvard College. Before joining the faculty of the University of Texas School of Law, he clerked for the Honorable Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and then for Associate Justice Stephen Breyer of the United States Supreme Court. John also worked as an associate in the intellectual property department of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.