GAVIN CLARKSON, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW, UH LAW CENTER B.A., M.B.A., Rice University; J.D., Ph.D., Harvard University
GERALDINE SZOTT MOOHR, ALUMNAE PROFESSOR OF LAW, UH LAW CENTER B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Bucknell University; J.D., The American University
Dr. Clarkson joins the Law Center faculty from the School of Information at the University of Michigan. At Harvard, he was the KPMG Fellow at the Business School, the John M. Olin Research Fellow in Law, Economics, and Business, and the Reginald F. Lewis Fellow for Law Teaching. He teaches Intellectual Property Strategy and Management and Traditional Knowledge.
Professor Moohr is one of the nation’s leading scholars in federal criminal law, particularly fraud and white collar crime. She recently completed a trilogy of articles concerning the misappropriation of business information, federal law governing theft of trade secrets, and criminal copyright infringement, and published a path-breaking new casebook, THE CRIMINAL LAW OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION. She teaches Property Crime in the Information Age.
BARBARA EVANS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW, CO-DIRECTOR, HEALTH LAW & POLICY INSTITUTE, AND DIRECTOR, CENTER ON BIOTECHNOLOGY & LAW, UH LAW CENTER B.S.E.E., University of Texas at Austin (with Honors); M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University; J.D., Yale Law School; LL.M., University of Houston Law Center
LAWRENCE F. PINSKY, PHYSICS DEPARTMENT CHAIR, COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON B.S., Carnegie Mellon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester; J.D., LL.M., University of Houston
Dr. Evans’s research interests include genomic and translational medicine, tissue banking and data privacy, and biotechnology regulatory issues. A member of the ABA Special Committee on Bioethics, at the UH Law Center she teaches Genetics and the Law.
Dr. Pinsky’s research and teaching specialties include experimental particle physics, heavy ion physics, nucleon structure functions, space radiation simulation, medium energy physics, and charged particle detector development. He is actively involved in projects at CERN, BNL, NASA, and Fermilab. At the UH Law Center, he teaches Internet Law and Intellectual Property Survey.
PETER LINZER, PROFESSOR OF LAW, UH LAW CENTER A.B., Cornell University; J.D., Columbia University
Professor Linzer, a noted scholar on contract law, was the Editorial Reviser of the Restatement (Second) of Contracts. In addition to advanced contract drafting (including domestic and international IPIL-related documents), he teaches Constitutional Law, with research interests in free speech rights and Internet neutrality.
MICHAEL A. OLIVAS, WILLIAM B. BATES DISTINGUISHED CHAIR IN LAW AND DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION LAW & GOVERNANCE, UH LAW CENTER
A., Pontifical College Josephinum; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University;
D., Georgetown University
Professor Olivas is the nation’s leading expert on higher education law, and served two terms as general counsel of the American Association of University Professors. A prolific scholar, his writings are cited in the popular press and debated in academic institutions across the United States. He teaches Education Law and Legislation.
DARREN BUSH, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW, UH LAW CENTER B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; Ph.D., J.D., University of Utah
Professor Bush worked as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, where his matters included issues regarding state deregulation of electric utilities and the investigation of mergers and anticompetitive conduct in wholesale and retail energy markets. He teaches Antitrust, Regulated Industries, Law & Economics, and Administrative Law.
ANTHONY R. CHASE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW, UH LAW CENTER B.A., M.B.A., J.D., Harvard University
Professor Chase serves as Deputy Chairman on the Regional Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, and on the Executive Committee of the United Way and the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership. He teaches Communications Law, Entrepreneurship, and Contracts.