Research and Teaching Areas
Patent Law; Intellectual Property; Civil Procedure
Professor Freilich graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where she was a member of the Board of Student Advisors and the Journal of Law and Technology and was a student fellow with the John M. Olin Center for Law and Economics. Most recently, she served as Harvard Law's inaugural postdoctoral fellow in private law and intellectual property with the Program on the Foundations of Private Law. In 2010 she won the Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize and the Irving Oberman Memorial Award in Intellectual Property in 2012 for her writing in patent law. Her research is in patent law, with a focus on the life sciences. She has published in the SMU Law Review, the Stanford Technology Law Review, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology. Prior to entering academia, she practiced at Covington & Burling LLP as a patent litigator and prosecutor. She graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology.