Michael G. Bennett, PhD

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Northeastern University School of Law, USA

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Dr. Michael G. Bennett is an Associate Professor of Law at Northeastern University, President of the Board of Directors of The Gallery at the Piano Factory and an Executive Committee member of the Young People's Project. Michael was previously the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Science, Technology and Society at Vassar College. He has also held teaching and research positions at Michigan Technological University, Polytechnic University and the University of Virginia, and has served as advisor to several university offices of technology transfer. As an undergraduate at Florida A&M University, Michael studied physics and mathematics. He also holds a J.D. from Harvard, and a Ph.D. in Science & Technology Studies from Rensselaer. After graduating from Harvard Law School, he practiced as an associate at the Chicago law firm of Brinks, Hofer, Gilson and Lione. Professor Bennett teaches in the fields of contracts, intellectual property law, and law and technology. His work focuses broadly on innovation--its cultivation, commercialization and societal implications. His National Science Foundation funded research focuses primarily on the nexus of law and emerging technologies, with a particular focus on nanotechnology. Professor Bennett also advises academic institutions on matters related to the generation of intellectual property, technology transfer and plagiarism.

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Dr. Michael G. Bennett's research interests include: The nexus of law and emerging technologies, with a particular focus on nanotechnology Intellectual property law Law and technology

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