Intellectual Property Fellows Program
The program’s purpose is to progress the development of positions, writings, scholarship, and communications to positively advance the public debate over standard-essential patent law and policy.
Meet the Team
Jim Beveridge is a Fellow of the Innovators Network Foundation. Jim has been working in the field of IP, international technology standards and policy issues for over 20 years.
Jim started his technology orientated career working for Motorola Semiconductor’s microprocessor and microcontroller division in the UK and Germany.
Following on from this he worked as Gartner/ Dataquest’s Semiconductor Divisional head In EMEA . In this role he provided strategic advice to the management of Semiconductor Corporates and Start Ups across the globe.
His passion for technology led him, career wise, up the IT stack from semiconductors to the software cloud where he was the Director for EMEA in Microsoft’s Corporate Standards and Technology Policy Group.
Jim represented Microsoft in the founding of the Brussels based Digital Interoperability Forum. As a Steering Board member of the Geneva-based, Digital Video Broadcasting Project for Pace Microelectronics and Microsoft Jim became well acquainted with the sensitive licensing issues surrounding the application of FRAND.
Jim participated in the OECD Going Digital initiative and was invited to contribute to the OECD/ITF workshop on Algorithmic Governance in Transport.
This workshop explored how a new framework of public governance in an algorithmic age might take shape. It considered the opportunities and practical challenges associated with the implementation of artificial intelligence and algorithmic governance in the transportation sector.
During his time with Microsoft and latterly with Juniper Networks Jim saw first hand how internet connectivity has the capability to spur M2M and IOT innovation in vertical markets .
A native of Scotland, Jim studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow University and for recreation enjoys sailing the, sometimes sunny, Western Isles .
Reader in Intellectual Property (IP) law at City, University of London
Enrico Bonadio is Reader in Intellectual Property (IP) law at City, University of London. His current research agenda focuses on the intersection between IP and technology, including the law of standard essential patents and the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics innovation on IP. He has attracted funds from a variety of institutions, including the European Commission, Australian Research Council, UK Research and Innovation, UK Economic and Social Research Council, and the UK Higher Education Innovation Funding. He is also Deputy Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Risk Regulation.
Enrico has been delivering classes and talks in more than 100 universities and institutions around the world, including University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, New York University, John Marshall Law School and University of Havana. He is Visiting Professor at Keio University (Tokyo), Université Catholique de Lyon, University of Ankara (Turkey) and several other institutions. He has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Melbourne (2013), CUNY Law School (New York, 2016), University of Tel Aviv (2018 and 2019) and Hokkaido University (2019).
Enrico frequently appears in the media as an IP expert. His research has been covered by CNN, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Washington Post, New York Times, Reuters, BBC, The Times, Guardian, Independent, Associated Press and The Conversation, amongst other media outlets.
Michael A. Carrier
Distinguished Professor at Rutgers Law School
Michael A. Carrier is Distinguished Professor at Rutgers Law School, where he specializes in antitrust and IP law. He is co-author of the leading IP/antitrust treatise, IP and Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law, the author of Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law, and the editor of Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law: Competition. He has written more than 130 book chapters and articles in leading law reviews, has been quoted more than 2000 times in the media, and has been cited in courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Carrier has testified before the FDA, FTC, National Academies, Senate Judiciary Committee, House Judiciary Committee, and House Energy & Commerce Committee; is a past chair of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust and Economic Regulation section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS); was a policy volunteer for the 2020 Biden-Harris campaign; and served on the 2016 ABA Antitrust Section’s Presidential Transition Task Force.
Thomas F. Cotter
Taft Stettinius & Hollister Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School
Thomas F. Cotter is the Taft Stettinius & Hollister Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. Professor Cotter’s principal research and teaching interests are in the fields of domestic and international intellectual property law, antitrust, and law and economics. He is the author of several books, including Patent Wars: How Patents Impact Our Daily Lives (2018), and Comparative Patent Remedies: A Legal and Economic Analysis (2013), both published by Oxford University Press. Professor Cotter has published approximately 70 other scholarly works, including articles in the California Law Review and the Georgetown Law Journal, and over 1,400 posts on his blog, ComparativePatentRemedies.com. Professor Cotter was appointed an Innovators Network Foundation Intellectual Property Fellow for 2018-21, and was elected to the American Law Institute in 2020.
Distinguished Professor at Rutgers Law School
Jay Jurata leads Orrick’s Antitrust & Competition team. A former Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, he is no stranger to keeping his cool in the face of pivotal conflicts. This has served Jay well in his career as a Chambers-ranked, first chair trial lawyer that has spanned more than two decades. He has represented some of the biggest names in business, including Microsoft, Sonos and Zillow. Jay and his team have been trusted counsel to Microsoft for more than 20 years in antitrust and competition cases throughout the U.S., Canada, the EU and before the International Trade Commission. He currently leads Zillow’s defense in a high-profile antitrust dispute brought by REX in US federal court and represents Sonos in US v. Google and related matters. Previously, Jay represented Microsoft in more than 140 putative consumer overcharge class actions in the U.S. and Canada (including three cases that settled well into trial), as well as more than a dozen competitor lawsuits and government investigations. He is a recognized authority in the field of antitrust and its overlap with intellectual property, and speaks and publishes regularly on topics such as standards-essential patents, FRAND and patent trolls.
Assistant Professor at the Law Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Luke McDonagh is a Fellow of the Innovators Network Foundation. Dr McDonagh is also an Assistant Professor at the Law Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dr McDonagh has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including Intellectual Property Quarterly, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal and European Intellectual Property Review. Luke is the author of European Patent Litigation in the Shadow of the Unified Patent Court (Edward Elgar, 2016) and the co-author (along with Prof. Stavroula Karapapa) of the text book Intellectual Property Law (OUP, 2019). Dr McDonagh’s work on patent litigation was cited in 2014 in the UK Parliament (House of Commons) and in a US Federal Trade Commission report on Patent assertion entities in 2016. In January 2019 he was invited to present his research on standard-essential patents before the JURI Committee of the European Parliament.
Timothy S. Simcoe
Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Timothy S. Simcoe is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. From 2014 to 2015, he served as a Senior Economist on President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.
Professor Simcoe’s research focuses on standards, innovation and technology policy, intellectual property and corporate strategy. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Management Science, the RAND Journal of Economics, Organization Science and the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He is an associate editor at Management Science and the Journal of Industrial Economics.
In 2012 Professor Simcoe served on a committee to evaluate Intellectual Property Management in Standard-Setting Processes convened by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. He has provided consulting on FRAND licensing, and testified as an expert witness in several Federal Court cases, including Apple vs. Motorola (W.D. Wisconsin, 2011), Microsoft vs. Motorola (W.D. Washington, 2012) and Fujitsu vs. Tellabs (N.D. Illinois, 2014).
Dr. Simcoe holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard, along with an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Privacy Fellows Program
The program’s purpose is to progress the development of positions, writings, scholarship, and communications to positively advance the public debate commercial privacy law and policy.