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Price, Nicholson

Assistant Professor of Law

921 Legal Research
734.763.8509
E-mail wnp@umich.edu
Nicholson Price is an assistant professor of law. He teaches and writes in the areas of intellectual property, health law, and regulation, particularly focusing on the law surrounding innovation in the life sciences. He previously was an assistant professor of law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, an academic fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Previously, he clerked for the Hon. Carlos T. Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He received a JD and a PhD in biological sciences from Columbia University and an AB in biological sciences from Harvard College.​

Recent Publications


"Medical Malpractice and Black-Box Medicine." In The Cambridge Handbook of Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics, edited by I. G. Cohen et al. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, Forthcoming, 2018.

"Risk and Resilience in Health Data Infrastructure." Colo. Sci. &Tech. R. (Forthcoming).
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"Regulating Black-Box Medicine." Mich. L. Rev 116, no. 3 (2017): 421-74.
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Co-author. "Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side." R. S. Eisenberg, co-author. J. L. & Biosciences 4, no. 1 (2017): 3-49.
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"Expired Patients, Trade Secrets, and Stymied Competition." Notre Dame L. Rev. 92, no. 4 (2017): 1611-40.
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Co-author. "Demand-Side Innovation in Health Care." R. S. Eisenberg, co-author. J. L. & Biosciences 4, no. 1 (2017): 3-49.
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Co-author. "Privacy and Accountability in Black-Box Medicine." R. Ford, co-author. Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. 23, no. 1 (2016): 1-43.
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"Regulating Secrecy." Wash. L. Rev. 91, no. 4 (2016): 1769-812.
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Co-author. "The Need for a Privacy Standard for Medical Devices That Transmit Protected Health Information Used in the Precision Medicine Initiative for Diabetes and Other Diseases." D. Klonoff, co-author. J. Diabetes Sci. & Tech. 11, no. 2 (2016): 220-3.
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Co-author. "Manufacturing Barriers to Biologics Competition and Innovation." A. Rai, co-author. Iowa L. Rev. 101, no. 3 (2016): 1023-63.
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"Big Data, Patents, and the Future of Medicine." Cardozo L. Rev. 37, no. 4 (2016): 1401-53.
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Co-author. "Codon Influence on Large-Scale Protein Expression Correlates with E. coli mRNA Levels." G. Boel et al., co-authors. Nature 529, no. 7586 (2016): 358-63.
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