Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Associate Professor of Law and Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar, Stanford University
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette is an Associate Professor at Stanford Law School. Her scholarship addresses empirical and theoretical problems in intellectual property and innovation law. She explores policy issues such as how scientists use the technical information in patents, how scientific expertise might improve patent examination, the patenting of publicly funded research under the Bayh–Dole Act, and the integration of IP with other levers of innovation policy. In 2018, she received the law school’s John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching. Prior to her appointment at Stanford Law School, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. She also clerked for Judge Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Judge John M. Walker, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She received her B.A. in physics from Swarthmore College, her Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University, and her J.D. from Yale Law School.