Robert Merges is the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley, and co-Director of Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. He teaches patent law and transnational intellectual property law. Before joining the Boalt faculty in 1995, Robert Merges was a faculty member at Boston University School of Law and served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School. Merges has authored or coauthored five books, Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials; Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age; Legal Protection for Computer Technology; Trademarks, Unfair Competition and Business Torts; Justifying Intellectual Property. He has also edited six other books and published several articles. Merges is a co-founder and co-Faculty Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, cornerstone of Berkeley Law’s intellectual property program. In addition to teaching and research projects, Merges is a co-founder and former Managing Director of Ovidian LLC, a Berkeley-based consulting and informatics company.
Robert Merges是美国加州大学伯克利分校Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati讲席法学教授、伯克利法律和技术中心副主任。他开设专利法和跨国知识产权法两门课程。在1995年加入伯克利法学院前，他曾任波士顿大学法学院教师、哈佛大学法学院客座教授、斯坦福大学法学院客座教授。他撰写或合著了五本著作，包括《专利法和政策：案例及材料》、《新技术时代的知识产权》、《计算机技术的法律保护》、《商标、不正当竞争和商业侵权》及《知识产权的正当性》。他还参与编辑其他六本著作，发表了多篇文章。他是伯克利法律与技术中心的联合创始人和教授，该中心是伯克利法学院的知识产权教研的核心。除了教研工作，他还任Ovidia公司的联合创始人和前董事。