Daniel B. Ravicher

Executive Director, Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT)

Daniel B. Ravicher is a Lecturer in Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Executive Director of the Public Patent Foundation (“PUBPAT”), 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. Labeled a modern day 'Robin Hood' by Science magazine, and awarded an Echoing Green Fellowship 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 Managing Intellectual Property magazine's '50 Most Influential People in IP' list and IP Law & Business magazine's 'Top 50 Under 45' list. 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.