Associate Dean for Faculty, Professor of Law
B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A., Northwestern University
J.D., The John Marshall Law School
Areas of Expertise
- Intellectual Property
- Patent Law
Increasing the Presence of Hispanics in Patent Law, 2019 Hispanic J.L & Pol’y 32. (by invitation)
Write Like a Patent Litigator: Avoid Common Mistakes made by Non-Patent Lawyers, 17 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 141 (2017).
Obviousness as Fact: The Issue of Obviousness in Patent Law Should Be a Question of Fact Reviewed with Appropriate Deference , 27 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J.555 (2017).
Hyperactive Judges: An Epirical Study of Judge-Dependent “Judicial Hyperactivity” in the Federal Circuit , 38 Vt. L. Rev. 625 (2014).
“Judicial Hyperactivity” in the Federal Circuit: An Empirical Study , 46 U.S.F. L. Rev. 721 (2012).
Improving the Federal Circuit’s Approach to Choice of Law for Procedural Matters in Patent Cases , 16 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 643 (2009).
The “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” Defense to Patent Infringement for Today’s Global Economy: Section 272 of the Patent Act , 12 B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 26 (2006).
Comment, Computer-Aided Drug Design Using Patented Compounds: Infringement in Cyberspace? 34 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1001 (2001).
Molecular Structure and Photodecarbonylation of 2,3,4,5-Tetraphenylcyclopentanone , 52 Photochemistry & Photobiology 277 (1990). (with Frederick D. Lewis & Michael Sabat)
Witnesses Special to a Patent Case , in Patent Litigation (3d ed. 2015). (with Christopher J. Renk)
Witnesses Special to a Patent Case , in Patent Litigation (2008 ed.). (with Mark T. Banner & Christopher J. Renk)
PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS
Judicial Hyperactivity” at the Federal Circuit , 30th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law, Galveston, Texas, October 11, 2014.
An Empirical Study of the Judge-Dependency of Reversal Rates in the Federal Circuit, Works in Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, February 11, 2012.
Recruiting, Training, and Managing Adjunct Professors, Panel member, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2011 Annual Conference, July 2011.
Improving the Federal Circuit’s Approach to Choice of Law for Procedural Matters in Patent Cases , Works in Progess Intellectual Property Colloquium, Fall 2007