Associate Professor of Law and the Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette is Professor of Law and the Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar at Stanford Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Her research and teaching interests focus on patent law and innovation. She has published over 30 articles, including in the Yale Law Journal, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, and Science. She has also authored over 350 posts for her blog, Written Description, and her commentary has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, and Slate. Ouellette is also an acclaimed teacher. She has received the John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching and has been selected to design and lead inclusive pedagogy training for other Stanford Law faculty. Before joining Stanford, Ouellette served as a law clerk for Judge Timothy Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and for Judge John Walker, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University, and a B.A. in Physics from Swarthmore College, and she has conducted scientific research at the Max Planck Institute, CERN, and NIST. Follow her at @PatentScholar.