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John Golden


JOHN GOLDEN, AB ’92, AM ’94, PhD ’97, physics, JD ’00, is the Edward S. Knight Chair in Law, Entrepreneurialism, and Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law, where he has taught administrative law, contracts, patent law, and seminars relating to innovation and intellectual property or disaster and emergency law. Since 2011, he has served as faculty director of the Andrew Ben White Center in Law, Science and Social Policy.  John has a JD from Harvard Law School, a PhD in Physics from Harvard University, and an AB in Physics and History from Harvard College. After law school, John clerked for the Honorable Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and for Associate Justice Stephen Breyer of the United States Supreme Court. John also worked as an associate in the intellectual property department of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.