B. Zorina Khan is currently a Hoover National Fellow at Stanford University.  She is Professor of Economics at Bowdoin College, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Her research explores questions of law and economics from an historical perspective, and has received such honors as the Griliches Fellowship, which the NBER grants once every two years to an empirical economist, and the Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship award.  Professor Khan has published widely on intellectual property and innovation, and her book, The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920, was awarded the Alice Hanson Jones Biennial Prize for an outstanding work in North American economic history. Her forthcoming research monograph will analyze the evolution and effects of technological prizes and other incentive mechanisms relative to patent institutions.