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Robert E. Thomas

Darden Restaurants Professor

(352) 392-0136




  • PhD - Economics, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, 1989
  • JD - Law, Stanford University, 1982
  • AB - Economics, Princeton University, 1979

Research Interests

  • Intellectual property policy
  • Patent Law Reform
  • Managing Technology Innovation
  • E-Commerce Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Balancing Innovation Incentives with Access

In The News

Courses Taught

Book Chapter Publications

  • Coalition Formation and Battles to Effect Intellectual Property Policy Change in the Age of ACTA, AIA, and the SHIELD Act
    Status: Published
    Published Year: 2013
    Authors: Daniel Cahoy, Linda Oswald, Robert Thomas
  • Unifying the International Law of Business Method and Software Patents
    Status: Published
    Published Year: 2009
    Authors: Robert Thomas

Journal Article Publications

Contact Details

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Management Department
Stuzin Hall 201

(352) 392-0136