Annie Boustead is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She has a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A. in physics from the University of Chicago. She was on the staff of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, held internships at the New York City Council and the U.S. Attorney's Office, was a research assistant studying judicial review of scientific evidence, and a summer associate at Ropes & Gray, principally working in patent law. Her interests include empirical legal studies, intellectual property, and science and technology policy.