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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


Co-author. Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side. R. S. Eisenberg, co-author. U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-008 and U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 503. Working Paper.
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"Regulating Secrecy." Wash. L. Rev. 91 (Forthcoming).
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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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Co-author. "Are Trade Secrets Delaying Biosimilars?" A. Rai, co-author. Science 348, no. 6231 (April 10, 2015): 188-9, at http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/348/6231/188.full.pdf. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "Will Clinical Trial Data Disclosure Reduce Incentives to Develop New Uses of Drugs?" T.Minssen, co-author. Nature Biotech. 33, no. 7 (2015): 685-6. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Introduction to "Timing is Everything"." In FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies, edited by H.F.Lynch and I.G.Cohen, 247-50. Columbia University Press, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Innovation Policy Failures in the Manufacturing of Drugs." In FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies, edited by H.F.Lynch and I.G.Cohen, 343-58. Columbia University Press, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Describing Black-Box Medicine." Boston U. J. Sci & Tech. L. 21, no. 2 (2015): 347-56. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Black-Box Medicine." Harv. J. L. & Tech. 28, no. 2 (2015): 419-67. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Co-author. "Patent Trolling - Why Bio & Pharmaceuticals Are at Risk." R.Feldman, co-author. Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 17, no. 2 (2014): 773-809. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Co-author. "Nudging the FDA." I.G.Cohen, co-author. Am. Interest 10, no. 2 (2014): 35. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Co-author. "Models of Consent to Return of Incidental Findings in Genomic Research." P. S. Appelbaum et al., co-authors. Hastings Center Rep. 44, no. 4 (2014): 22-32. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Making Do in Making Drugs: Innovation Policy and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing." B. C. L. Rev. 55, no. 2 (2014): 491-562. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Generic Entry Jujitsu: Innovation and Quality in Drug Manufacturing." Intell. Prop. Theory 4, no. 1 (2014): 1-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"Problems of Innovation-Deficient Pharmaceutical Manufacturing." New Engl. J. Med. (2013): 1-3. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Co-author. "Informed Consent for Return of Incidental Findings in Genomic Research." P. S. Appelbaum et al., co-authors. Genetics in Med. 16, no. 5 (2013): 367-73. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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