Prof. Michael Risch

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Professor Risch is the Vice Dean and a Professor of Law at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where he is a member of the university IP Policy Board. His teaching and scholarship focus on intellectual property and internet law, with an emphasis on patents, trade secrets and information access. Professor Risch’s articles have appeared in the Stanford Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Iowa Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Florida Law Review, George Mason Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, and Stanford Technology Law Review, among other journals. His work has also appeared at the Yale Law Journal Online, and Penn. Law Review Online. Professor Risch is a contributor at the Written Description blog and a periodic guest contributor at the Patently-O, Prawfsblawg, and Faculty Lounge blogs. His work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court.