Christopher J. Morten

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Research Scholar in Law


Christopher J. Morten is a Staff Attorney and Research Scholar in Law at the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency at Yale Law School and a Supervising Attorney and Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic. His interests include data integrity and transparency, regulation of the pharmaceutical industry, access to medicines, and access to knowledge broadly. 

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., New York University School of Law
Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.A., Columbia University

Courses Taught


  • Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic

Christopher J. Morten is a Staff Attorney and Research Scholar in Law at the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency at Yale Law School and a Supervising Attorney and Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic. Morten is also a Fellow at the Information Society Project. His interests include data integrity and transparency, regulation of the pharmaceutical industry, access to medicines, and access to knowledge broadly.

Prior to coming to Yale, he worked as a litigation associate at Goodwin Procter L.L.P. and as a patent agent at Baker Botts L.L.P.  He clerked for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 2015 to 2016. Morten received his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University in 2015, a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011, and a B.A. in chemistry, summa cum laude, from Columbia University in 2005.