Faculty

The MIPLC takes particular pride in its distinguished faculty and works to continuously recruit new faculty members from around the world to further increase the diversity of our program. The list below contains information about our lecturers and their courses.

Title First Name Last Name Institution Courses Taught
Prof. Christoph Ann Technische Universität München Introduction to Legal Systems;
Patent Licensing;
Oral Advocacy;
Trade Secrets Law
Prof. Margo A. Bagley Emory University Protection of Biotechnological Inventions;
Pharmaceuticals and IP
Dr. Mor Bakhoum Competition Law in Emerging Markets
Dr. Verena von Bomhard BomhardIP Trademark Law in Practice
Prof. Robert Brauneis The George Washington University Law School U.S. Copyright Law
Prof. Dan L. Burk University of California Irvine International IP Exhaustion
Sarah Chapin Columbia McDermott Will & Emery LLP Patent Law in Practice
Prof. Gregory Dolin University of Baltimore U.S. Patent Law
Prof. Thomas Dreier Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Copyright and Computer Programs
Prof. Josef Drexl Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition IP and Competition Law
Prof. John F. Duffy University of Virginia Theoretical and Economic Foundations of IP
Seth Ericsson Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Introduction to Legal Systems;
Introduction to IP;
Legal Research and Writing;
Media Law
Dr. Andre Fiebig Quarles & Brady LLP Competition Law in Practice
Dr. Filipe Fischmann European Patent Office IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dr. Dev S. Gangjee University of Oxford
Dr. Fabian Gäßler Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Introduction to Economics
Prof. Ulrich M. Gassner University of Augsburg Pharmaceuticals and IP
Prof. Heinz Goddar Boehmert & Boehmert Anwaltspartnerschaft mbB Patent Licensing
Dr. Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan University of Cambridge International IP Law;
IP in Global Legal Orders
Prof. Karin Hoisl Universität Mannheim Introduction to Technology and Innovation Management
Prof. Bernt Hugenholtz University of Amsterdam European Copyright Law
Prof. Isabelle Huys Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Pharmaceuticals and IP
Prof. Mark D. Janis Indiana University
Prof. Susan Louise Karamanian Hamad Bin Khalifa University IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dr. Christof Karl Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Patent Law in Practice
Prof. Eiji Katayama Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
Dr. Marco Kleine Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Intangible Assets Valuation
Dr. Mrinalini Kochupillai Technische Universität München Asian Patent Laws
Prof. Michael Kort University of Augsburg European and U.S. Competition Law
Dr. Jürgen Kroher Kroher Strobel Trademark Law in Practice
Prof. Annette Kur Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition European, U.S. and International Design Law;
Advanced Topics in IP
Prof. Marshall A. Leaffer Indiana University U.S. Trademark Law;
European, U.S. and International Design Law
Prof. Matthias Leistner Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Big Data and the Law
Michael J. Leonard Fox Rothschild LLP Trademark Law in Practice
Dr. Silke von Lewinski Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition European Copyright Law;
Advanced Topics in IP;
IP and Indigenous Heritage
Prof. Michael J. Madison University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Gregory E. Maggs The George Washington University Law School
Prof. Jeffrey Manns The George Washington University Law School
Dr. Delphine Marie-Vivien cirad Protection of Geographical Indications
Dean Marks IP and the Creative Industries
Prof. Thomas M.J. Möllers University of Augsburg European Law
Dr. Ralph Nack Noerr LLP Software Patents;
Oral Advocacy
Dr. Sylvie Nérisson Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Copyright Licensing
Prof. Ansgar Ohly Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Unfair Competition;
Privacy, Publicity and Personality
Prof. Rupprecht Podszun Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Introduction to Competition Law
Preston Richard Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Patent Law in Practice
Mikołaj Rogowski Intel GmbH International Information Privacy Law
Dr. Roberto Romandini European Patent Office Advanced Topics in IP
Dr. Martin Schaefer Boehmert & Boehmert Anwaltssozietät IP and the Creative Industries
Prof. Martin R.F. Senftleben VU University Amsterdam European Trademark Law
Prof. Joseph Straus Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition European Patent Law;
Protection of Biotechnological Inventions
Prof. Alain Strowel Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles Copyright Law in Practice
Dr. Roland Stürz BIDT – Bayerisches Forschungsinstitut für Digitale Transformation Innovation Policy
Dr. Gintare Surblyte-Namaviciene Vilnius University Trade Secrets Law
Prof. Paul L.C. Torremans University of Nottingham Jurisdiction and Conflict of Laws
Mark Traphagen Traphagen Law PLLC Copyright Law in Practice
Prof. Marketa Trimble University of Nevada, Las Vegas Internet Law
Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer European Patent Law
Prof. John M. Whealan The George Washington University Law School Specialized IP Courts
Erik Wilbers World Intellectual Property Organization IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dr. Anna Wolters-Höhne Bird & Bird LLP Patent Law in Practice