Jerome H. Reichman is a senior fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program and a member of the traditional knowledge expert working group. At CIGI, he is researching the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact on science and industry in Canada and the United States. Jerome is the Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law at Duke Law School, where he writes and lectures on diverse aspects of intellectual property law, including comparative and international intellectual property law. Jerome is also an American delegate to the Belmont Forum: e-Infrastructures and Data Management Collaborative Research Action (supported by the US National Science Foundation).

Jerome is the author of a number of leading publications on intellectual property and international trade law, including two recent, co-authored books, titled Governing Digitally Integrated Genetic Resources, Data, and Literature: Global Intellectual Property Strategies for a Redesigned Microbial Research Commons (2016) and International Public Goods and Transfer of Technology under a Globalized Intellectual Property Regime (2016), both from the Cambridge University Press. Other recent publications have spanned subjects from intellectual property rights in data to the use of liability rules in stimulating investment in innovation.