Contributor

Daniel B. Ravicher

Executive Director, Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT)

Daniel B. Ravicher is a Lecturer in Law at the <a href="http://bit.ly/Hoy8el" target="_hplink">Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law</a> and Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.pubpat.org" target="_hplink">Public Patent Foundation (“PUBPAT”)</a>, a not-for-profit legal services organization that represents the public interest in the patent system, and particularly the public interest against underserved patents and unsound patent policy. <a href="http://www.pubpat.org/assets/files/PUBPAT_Science_Profile.pdf" target="_hplink">Labeled a modern day 'Robin Hood' by Science magazine</a>, and awarded an <a href="http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellows/daniel-ravicher" target="_hplink">Echoing Green Fellowship</a> for social entrepreneurship, Professor Ravicher writes and speaks frequently on patent law, including twice testifying as an invited witness before Congress on the topic of patent reform. As a result of his accomplishments and professional reputation, Professor Ravicher was named to both <a href="http://www.patentdocs.org/2008/07/managing-intell.html" target="_hplink">Managing Intellectual Property magazine's '50 Most Influential People in IP' list</a> and <a href="http://www.pubpat.org/2008top50under45.htm" target="_hplink">IP Law & Business magazine's 'Top 50 Under 45' list</a>. He has a degree in materials science and is a member of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.