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Prof. Keith N. Hylton

William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

Keith Hylton, a William Fairfield Warren Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, joined the BU Law faculty in 1995 after teaching for six years and receiving tenure at Northwestern University School of Law. He is a prolific scholar who is widely recognized for his work across a broad spectrum of topics in law and economics, including tort law, antitrust, labor law, intellectual property, civil procedure, and empirical legal analysis. He has published four books and more than 100 articles in numerous law and economics journals, and serves as a contributing editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, co-editor of Competition Policy International and editor of the Social Science Research Network's Torts and Products Liability Law Abstracts. He is a former chair of the Section on Torts and Compensation Systems of the American Association of Law Schools, a former chair of the Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation of the American Association of Law Schools, a former director of the American Law and Economics Association, a former Secretary of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, a former member of the editorial board of the Journal of Legal Education, current chair of the Law and Economics section of the American Association of Law Schools, and a current member of the American Law Institute.

Education
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Harvard University
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Publications and Multimedia
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations - Event Audio/Video
17th Annual Faculty Conference
January 09, 2015
Laws of Creation: An Examination of Intellectual Property Rights - Event Audio/Video
Intellectual Property Practice Group
January 31, 2013
Are American Businesses a Threat to American Sovereignty? - Event Audio/Video
International & National Security Law and Corporations Practice Groups
April 11, 2007