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Intellectual Property & Technology Law Faculty

  • David S. Abrams,  Assistant Professor of Law, Business, and Public Policy

    David Abrams is an empirical economist whose work brings modern econometric techniques to bear on a variety of topics in law and economics.

  • Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Assistant Professor of Law

    Shyam Balganesh’s scholarship focuses on understanding how intellectual property and innovation policy can benefit from the use of ideas, concepts and structures from different areas of the common law.

  • Cynthia Laury Dahl, Practice Associate Professor of Law

    Cynthia Dahl joins Penn Law as the Director of the new Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic. She specializes in the business applications of intellectual property and technology.


    Gideon Parchomovsky, Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law

    Gideon Parchomovsky specializes in intellectual property, property law, and cyber law. Parchomovsky has already made significant contributions to the field through his wide-ranging scholarship, having written numerous articles for major law reviews on property and liability rules, insider trading, trademarks, domain names, and patents.

  • R. Polk Wagner, Professor of Law

     Polk Wagner focuses his research and teaching in intellectual property law and policy, with a special interest in patent law. He has written over 20 articles on topics ranging from an empirical analysis of judicial decision-making in the patent law to the First Amendment status of software programs.

  • Christopher C. Yoo, John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science; Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition

    Christopher Yoo has emerged as one of the nation’s leading authorities on law and technology. He has been a leading voice in the “network neutrality” debate that has dominated Internet policy over the past several years.

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Anita L. Allen,  Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law, and Professor of Philosophy

Cary Coglianese,  Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation

Seth Kreimer,  Kenneth W. Gemmill Professor of Law