University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Professor & Director, Program in Intellectual Property & Technology Law 2004 - Present

  • H. Ross & Helen Workman Research Scholar 2010-Present

  • Research Professor, Coordinated Science Laboratory 2003-Present

  • Affiliate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering 1999-Present

  • Professor, College of Business 2008-2018

  • Professor, Agricultural & Consumer Economics 2004-Present

  • Program Leader, Biofuel Law & Regulation, Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) 2007-2017

  • Professor & Group Leader, Business, Economics and Law of Genomic Biology(BioBEL) research theme, Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) 2006-2015

  • Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Faculty Scholar 2007-2009

  • Faculty Fellow, Office of the Vice President for Technology & Economic Development 2009-2011

  • Associate Professor, College of Law and the Institute of Government & Public Affairs (IGPA) 2002-2004

  • Assistant Professor, College of Law 1998-2002

  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Government & Public Affairs (IGPA) 1999-2002

Subjects Taught

Civil Procedure; Property; Introduction to Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Managing Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Transactions; Privacy and Security Law; Patent Litigation; Digital Forensics; Law of Renewable Energy; Law & Regulation of Cyberspace; Law & Economics; Theoretical Foundations of Intellectual Property; Legal Issues in Technology Entrepreneurship

Areas of Interest

Patent Law; Intellectual Property; Cyber Security and Privacy; Internet Law & Regulation; Renewable Energy/Biofuel Regulation; Empirical & Analytical Methods in the Law; Law and Computation; Law and Economics; Agricultural Biotechnology Law

National Law University (NLU), Delhi, India
Visiting Professor
Subject Taught: Intellectual Property and Competition Law and Policy Aug. 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

Florida State University School of Law
Visiting Professor of Law Fall 2010
Subject Taught: Introduction to Intellectual Property

Seattle University School of Law
Visiting Professor of Law Fall 2009
Subject Taught: Patent Litigation

University of Illinois, USA – Oxford University, UK – University of Victoria, BC
Co-Director, Summer Study Abroad Program in International & Comparative
Intellectual Property Summer 2002-2007
Subjects Taught: Int’l & Comparative Patent Law; IP Issues in Emerging Technologies

DePaul University College of Law
Jerold Hosier Distinguished Visiting Chair in Intellectual Property Spring 2004

Georgetown University Law Center
Visiting Assistant Professor Fall 2001
Subjects Taught: Patent Law; Theoretical Foundations of Intellectual Property

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Resident Associate, Center for Advanced Study (CAS) 2000-2001
Co-organizer of year-long seminar series on “The University's Changing Role: Defining
Values for Research & Technology”

University of Tokyo, Japan
JSPS Invited Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor Dec. 2000-Jan. 2001

University of Washington, Seattle
Fellow, CASRIP Intellectual Property Summer Institute July 2000
Invited Faculty July 2001-04

Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP), Tokyo, Japan Nov.-Dec. 2003
Invited Foreign Research Fellow