Dan Burk elected to American Law Institute

May 28, 2013

Prof. Burk has been elected to the American Law Institute, a prestigious body of legal scholars and practitioners. Burk, Chancellor’s Professor of Law at UCI and a founding member of the law faculty, teaches in the areas of patent, copyright, electronic commerce, and biotechnology law.

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute is made up of 4,000 lawyers, judges, and law professors of the highest qualifications. It drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.