Thomas F. Cotter is the Taft Stettinius & Hollister Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Planning at the University of Minnesota Law School. Professor Cotter's principal research and teaching interests are in the fields of domestic and international intellectual property law, antitrust, and law and economics. He is the author of several books, including Patent Wars: How Patents Impact Our Daily Lives (2018), and Comparative Patent Remedies: A Legal and Economic Analysis (2013), both published by Oxford University Press. Professor Cotter has published approximately 70 other scholarly works, including articles in the California Law Review and the Georgetown Law Journal, and over 1,400 posts on his blog, ComparativePatentRemedies.com. Professor Cotter served as an Innovators Network Foundation Intellectual Property Fellow from 2018-21, and was elected to the American Law Institute in 2020.
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