Lori Andrews, a distinguished professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent and director of IIT’s Institute for Science, Law and Technology, will speak on “The Effects of Patent Law on the Past, Present and Future of Innovation” at 2 pm on Friday, April 11 in the Hermann Hall Ballroom. Andrews’s discussion is part of the “Infrastructures of Creativity: Institutions and Innovation in the 18th and 21st Centuries” conference which is hosted by the Benjamin Franklin Project.
The conference will consider today’s innovation landscape alongside that of the Atlantic Enlightenment, which was a period of remarkable innovation and creativity. Visit for a full list of conference events or additional details. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to attend.