2013 Biotech & Standards Conference Participant: Stuart Graham

Stuart Graham
Senior Advisor on Economic Policy and Former Chief Economist, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Assistant Professor of Business Strategy, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech

Dr. Stuart Graham is an assistant professor of business strategy at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech.  During 2010-2013, he served as the first Chief Economist of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where he created and managed a team of professional economists conducting analysis of the U.S. innovation system.  He teaches and conducts research on the economics of the patent system, intellectual property (IP) strategies and transactions, and the relationship of IP to entrepreneurship and the commercialization of new technologies.

Dr. Graham received his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds other advanced degrees in Law (JD), Business (MBA), and Information Systems (MA).  His research has been published in the journal Science, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the MIT-Sloan Management Review, Management Science, and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, among other venues.

He also serves on the Board of Co-Editors of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.  In addition to his academic post, Dr. Graham continues to serve as a Senior Advisor on Economic Policy to the USPTO.