Michael B. Abramowicz

  • George Washington University Law School

Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor

School of Law

George Washington University

2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

(202) 994-9704


Website: GWU faculty profile

Issues: Patents and Intellectual Property

About Michael B. Abramowicz

Michael B. Abramowicz is the Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor at George Washington University. Professor Abramowicz specializes in law and economics. He teaches and does research in areas including intellectual property, civil procedure, administrative law, insurance law, and corporate law.


Professor Abramowicz’s research has been published in the California Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Review, New York University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and many others. He has also published a book, Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making, with the Yale University Press.


Before joining the faculty at GW, Professor Abramowicz served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law. He has also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. After graduating from law school, he clerked for the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


J.D., Yale Law School, 1998
B.A., Amherst College, 1994

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