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Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law and co-Director, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law, is an internationally recognized expert in intellectual property (IP) law, innovation policy, administrative law, and health law. Rai’s research on innovation law and policy in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and software has been funded by NIH, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson Center. Rai has served as the chief policy advisor to the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; a member of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research; and as a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Rai has also served on, or as a reviewer for, numerous National Academies of Science committees. In 2013, she was elected to the American Law Institute. She won the World Technology Network Award for Law in 2011. Rai graduated from Harvard College with a degree in biochemistry and history (history and science), attended Harvard Medical School, and received her J.D. from Harvard Law School.