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Friday, 29 May 2020

Rochelle DreyfussProfessor Rochelle C Dreyfuss was the Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science for the academic years 2019-20. She was interviewed by video from the Goodhart Lodge on 28 April 2020.

Professor Dreyfuss has been the Pauline Newman Professor of Law and co-director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy, both at the New York University School of Law. Here she teaches and researches Intellectual Property Law.

The interview gives an account of how Professor Dreyfuss began her academic career by training and doing research in chemistry before working in the late 60s- 1970s in pharmacology at the Albert Einstein Medical School and then Ciba-Geigy in New York. She then made a major career change into Law via Columbia University before joining NYU Law School in 1983 where she has established a formidable reputation publishing and researching international Intellectual Property Law.

This is the fourteenth in a growing collection of interviews with the Goodhart professors, previous interviewees being Professor Martti Koskenniemi, Sir Robin Auld, Justice Paul Finn, Professor Leslie ZinesProfessor Jane Stapleton, Professor Peter Cane, Professor Spyridon Flogaitis, Professor Gerald Postema, Professor David Dyzenhaus, Professor Tony Smith, Professor Cheryl Saunders, Professor Sir John Laws, and Professor Harold Koh.

The Eminent Scholars Archive is available to listen, or subscribe to, via the University Streaming Media Service and iTunes.