Katherine Strandburg is Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. Her research and teaching focus on patent law, cyberlaw, and information privacy law. In particular, she has written extensively about the intersection between research science and the patent system. Recent publications focus on the implications of user innovation and collaborative innovation for patent law and on the privacy implications of networked communication. She has also authored a number of amicus briefs on patent issues, most recently on behalf of a group of medical associations. Professor Strandburg obtained her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School with high honors in 1995 and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Prior to her legal career, Professor Strandburg was a PhD research physicist at Argonne National Laboratory.