About Us

The Center for Computation, Mathematics and the Law (CCML) examines and develops applications of cutting-edge computational and mathematical theory and techniques for the solution of legal problems and the practice of law.


Director: Ted Sichelman

Ted Sichelman’s areas of expertise include intellectual property and artificial intelligence & law. Along with being the director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Markets, Sichelman is also the founder and director of the Center for Computation, Mathematics, and the Law. Prof. Sichelman was recently ranked as the 11th most-cited U.S. scholar in intellectual property law.

Thomas Smith

Professor Thomas Smith teaches courses on jurisprudence and legal theory, intellectual property, contracts, bankruptcy, law and economics, and business and corporate law. He previously clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He taught law at the University of Colorado and the University of California, Davis before accepting a position as senior counsel and economist on President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisors.