Richard Gold

Richard Gold is an expert in innovation, patent law and policy, and is also a professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law where he was founding Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy. Richard frequently provides advice to international organizations (WHO, UNITAID, WIPO, OECD), governments and institutions on the strategic use of intellectual property rights. Richard also has substantial practical experience in technology and corporate law at a top tier Toronto law firm where he worked prior to entering academia. All in all, he brings a rich blend of practical, policy and academic experience to innovation strategy.