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Michael G. Bennett

Associate Professor of Law
Florida A&M University, BS 1995
Harvard University, JD 1998
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, PhD 2006
Office: 43 Cargill Hall
Mail: 400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3048
Fax: (617) 373-5056

Professor Bennett teaches in the fields of contracts, intellectual property law, and law and technology. His National Science Foundation funded research focuses primarily on the nexus of law and emerging technologies, with a particular focus on nanotechnology. Professor Bennett also advises academic institutions on matters related to the generation of intellectual property, technology transfer and plagiarism.

Professor Bennett has taught at Vassar College, Michigan Technological University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the University of Virginia and Florida A&M University. After graduating from Harvard Law School, he practiced as an associate at the Chicago law firm of Brinks, Hofer, Gilson and Lione.

Fields of Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Law and Technology

Selected Works

Selected Articles

Selected Chapters

"A Critical Embracing of the Digital Lawyer," in Educating the Digital Lawyer, Oliver Goodenough and Marc Lauritsen, eds., LexisNexis (2012)

"The Nanotechnology Patent Class," Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society 2010 (edited by Sage)

Selected Commentary