Mark R. Patterson is Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law in New York and is currently a Visiting Professor at Bocconi University in Milan. He teaches courses on antitrust law, patent law, marketing law, and contracts. He has taught seminars on the relationship between competition and information, and he is currently working on that topic for Harvard University Press. Professor Patterson received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from The Ohio State University, both in electrical engineering, and his J.D. degree from Stanford Law School.