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Frank Pasquale

Frank Pasquale

Professor Pasquale joined Seton Hall after practicing law as an attorney at Arnold & Porter LLP, where his work included antitrust and intellectual property litigation. Professor Pasquale's prior experience includes clerking for the Honorable Judge Kermit Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and serving as a fellow at the Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property in Lima, Peru. 

During his time at Yale Law School, Professor Pasquale served as a teaching assistant for first year students and as an editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review and the Yale Symposium on Law and Technology before graduating with a J.D. in 2001. He also served as a student director in the clinical program's Disabilities Clinic, focusing on advocacy in the health and benefits fields.

Scholarship & Teaching

Pasquale has focused his scholarship on enriching intellectual property and health law with insights from economics, philosophy, and social science. His work on search engines has been excerpted in Bellia, Post, & Berman's Cyberlaw and delivered to a plenary session of the Intellectual Property Scholars Conference. His work on retainer medicine was selected for presentation at the St. Louis University Health Law Scholars Workshop.

Pasquale teaches Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Law, Health Care Finance, and a seminar entitled Technology, Human Rights, and Equality. He also plans and participates in programs sponsored by the  law school's Gibbons Institute for Law, Science & Technology, and its nationally ranked  Health Law & Policy Program.  He is the Associate Director of the Gibbons Institute.

Outreach & Commentary

Professor Pasquale blogs at Concurring Opinions and, and has has guest-blogged at Jurisdynamics.  At the Co-Op, his posts focus on methodology in legal scholarship, health law, and IP.  The Madisonian blog has a technology focus. Along with Gaia Bernstein and Jim Chen, Pasquale organized a virtual symposium at Law & Technology Theory.

Pasquale has been quoted in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications.  He has appeared on CNN to comment on Google's China policy. He has been interviewed on search engine regulation on David Levine's Hearsay Culture podcast (Jan. 24, 2007) and on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation.


Biography last updated July 28, 2008