University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

W. Nicholson Price II - Biography

Nicholson Price was an Academic Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He also clerked for Judge Carlos T. Bea of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and was a Visiting Consortium Scholar at the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy. At Columbia Law, he served as Submissions Editor of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review.

Nicholson writes on incentives and innovation in the life sciences, including the pharmaceutical industry, genetics, and personalized medicine.  His teaching and research interests also include health law, patents, property, trade secrets, and regulation.

Assistant Professor of Law
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JD, Columbia University School of Law
PhD, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
AB, Harvard College


Appeals Committee

SIPLA Advisor


Health Law
Patent Law


Representative Publications:

Black-Box Medicine, 28 Harv. J. L. & Tech 419__ (2015)
Are Trade Secrets Delaying Biosimilars?, 348 Science 188 (2015) (with Arti Rai)
Patent Trolling—Why Bio & Pharmaceuticals Are at Risk, 17 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 773 (2014) (with Robin Feldman)
Making Do in Making Drugs: Innovation Policy and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, 55 B.C. L. Rev. 491 (2014)