Douglas Melamed

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A. Douglas Melamed (born December 3, 1945) is a nationally known American legal scholar who is currently Professor of the Practice of Law at Stanford Law School.[1] He was previously Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Intel Corporation.[2] He is famous in the field of law and economics for his views on the natural evolution of property rights and co-authored with Guido Calabresi a classic law review article on the different types of property rights accorded by tort rules and property rules in Property Rules, Liability Rules and Inalienability: One View of the Cathedral. He served in the Justice Department's antitrust division under Joel Klein during the Clinton Administration.[3][4]