Chris Sprigman
Chris Sprigman

Chris Sprigman is a professor at the NYU School of Law and author, with Kal Raustiala, of The Knockoff Economy.

Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PMWho Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space?An investigation into the economics of reclining.
History of Innovation
May 12 2014 10:00 AMScales of JusticeHow a terrible Supreme Court decision about player pianos made the cover song what it is today.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
March 5 2015 11:29 AM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 2, curated by Slate writers and editors.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.