Richard Gilbert

Emeritus Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

University of California, Berkeley

549 Evans Hall, #3880
Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

(510) 642-1507

Website: UC Berkeley faculty profile

Issues: Competition Policy and Antitrust, Patents and Intellectual Property

About Richard Gilbert

Richard Gilbert is a professor emeritus of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also Chair of the Berkeley Competition Policy Center. Professor Gilbert's research specialties are in the areas of competition policy, intellectual property, and research and development.


Professor Gilbert was Chair of the Department of Economics at Berkeley from 2002 to 2005. Additionally, he worked as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division from 1993 to 1995.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1966
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1967
M.A., Economics, Stanford University, 1975
Ph.D., Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1976