Associate Professor of Law
J.D. 2006, University of Chicago Law School
S.B in Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Science, Technology, & Society, MIT
Andres Sawicki joined the Miami Law faculty as an Associate Professor in 2012. Professor Sawicki graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with S.B. degrees in Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Science, Technology, & Society. He then earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2006, where he was an Articles Editor for the Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.
After graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Robert D. Sack of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. From 2007 through 2010, he worked as an associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focused on intellectual property litigation, especially Hatch-Waxman Act pharmaceutical patent cases. Prior to his appointment at Miami Law, Professor Sawicki was a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School.
Professor Sawicki researches and teaches in the area of intellectual property. His forthcoming publication, Better Mistakes in Patent Law, provides a relative assessment of the costs of the patent system's mistakes. His current work explores how intellectual property law eases and exacerbates the challenges of collaboratively producing creative and innovative goods.