Kate Darling is a Research Specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. After surviving law school, she went on to pursue her passion for innovation policy at the intersection of law, technology, and society. She holds a sciences doctorate in Intellectual Property and Law & Economics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), is a visiting fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, an affiliate scholar at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, and a contributor to Robohub and IEEE Spectrum. Her research interests include the economics of copyright and patent systems, as well as the near-term legal and societal impact of robotic technology. When she’s not writing or speaking about things, she can be found conducting experimental research on human-robot-interaction at MIT.
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