Richard Gilbert

Emeritus Professor of Economics and Professor of the Graduate School

Richard Gilbert is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. From 1993 to 1995 he was Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he led the effort that developed joint Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property. Professor Gilbert’s research specialties are in the areas of competition policy, intellectual property, and research and development. Professor Gilbert served as Chair of the Berkeley Economics Department from 2002 to 2005, President of the Industrial Organization Society from 1994 to 1995, and the non-lawyer representative to the Council of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association from 2011 to 2014. He is the author of numerous research papers and has testified before Federal and State courts and regulatory agencies and the U.S. Congress. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University and Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.