Laura Pedraza-Fariña

Professor of Law


Laura Pedraza-Fariña is a Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of law and a faculty affiliate of the Science in Human Culture Program at Northwestern University.  She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her Ph.D. in Genetics from Yale University. 

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Areas of Expertise

  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Law, Science, & Innovation
  • International Organizations

Selected Publications

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  • BA, Oberlin College
  • PhD, Yale University
  • JD, Harvard Law School

Prior Appointments

  • Associate Dean for Innovation and Partnerships, September, 2021, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Visiting Lecturer, Georgetown Law
  • Law Fellow, Georgetown Law
  • Associate, Covington & Burling
  • Consultant, Open Society Foundation

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