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Intellectual Property Law

Graeme B. Dinwoodie

Date: 7:00pm PDT April 8, 2008 Location: Lewis & Clark Law School

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Lewis & Clark Law School is pleased to welcome Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Professor of Law, Associate Dean, and Director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is an internationally known expert in intellectual property law. Professor Graeme Dinwoodie joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 2000 from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was a three-time recipient of the Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. He has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In 2001, he was named a Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar, and he was elected to membership in the American Law Institute in 2003. Professor Dinwoodie also holds a Chair in Intellectual Property Law at the University of London, Queen Mary College. 

Prior to teaching, Professor Dinwoodie had been an associate with Sullivan and Cromwell in New York, concentrating in the practice of intellectual property law and in commercial, corporate, and international litigation. Professor Dinwoodie holds a First Class Honors LL.B. degree in Private Law from the University of Glasgow, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a J.S.D. from Columbia Law School. He was the Burton Fellow in residence at Columbia Law School for 1988-89, working in the field of intellectual property law, and a John F. Kennedy Scholar at Harvard Law School for 1987-88. 

He is the author of the casebooks International Intellectual Property Law and Policy (with Hennessey and Perlmutter), International and Comparative Patent Law (with Hennessey and Perlmutter), and Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy (with Janis). His articles on various aspects of intellectual property law have appeared in several leading law reviews. He has served as a consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization on matters of private international law, to UNCTAD on traditional knowledge questions, and as an advisor to the American Law Institute project on Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments in Intellectual Property Matters. He teaches courses in Copyright Law, Trademark Law, International Intellectual Property Law, Conflict of Laws and Civil Procedure.