Daryl Lim is the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP) Law. He
teaches courses in IP law as well as antitrust law. His courses are Patent and Trade
Secret Law, Trademark and Copyright Law, Antitrust Law, IP and Antitrust Law, and the IP
overview course. In 2014, he was nominated "Professor of the Year."
Professor Lim's book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy
Perspectives was published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2013. The book has been highly
praised among patent and antitrust experts internationally. It has also been cited to the
Supreme Court by lawyers for both sides in their briefs in Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises,
Inc., a case concerning post-expiration patent royalty payments. Professor Lim’s work has
also been cited in a number of reports, including those by the Organization for Economic
Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),
and the Canadian government.
Professor Lim's articles have appeared in four of the top eight IP law reviews in
the U.S., as well as in peer-reviewed journals and books in Europe and Asia, including
two by Cambridge University Press. He won the Grand Prize in an international essay
writing competition organized by the International Association for the Advancement of
Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP) in 2009. He is currently working
on the patent and antitrust sections of Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and New
Perspectives, a casebook by West Publishing.
Professor Lim is a peer reviewer for the Max Planck Institute's International Review
of IP and Competition Law (IIC), one of about thirty reviewers worldwide in recognition
of his "knowledge and skill in the field." He is also a peer reviewer for The
Yale Law Journal, the Hong Kong University Press, and Cambridge University Press. In
addition, he has contributed to practitioner-focused publications for the American Bar
Association. Professor Lim received the John Marshall Law School's Scholarly
Achievement Award in 2014 for "significant contributions to legal scholarship."
Professor Lim regularly presents at conferences to judges, government officials and
attorneys. His views on current IP developments have been featured in legal publications,
specialty blogs such as Patently-O, as well as mainstream media sources such as Slate. He
was an invited co-consultant on an amicus brief filed by the American Antitrust Institute
in a recent Supreme Court case involving genetically modified seeds. He has been
providing antitrust advice as an expert consultant with Guidepoint Advisors since 2015.
Professor Lim is a Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Young Professionals Ambassador
where he serves on its fundraising committee, and is a member of the Council's
President's Circle. He also serves with Stanford University's Alumni Interview
Program to interview candidates seeking undergraduate admission to Stanford University.
Professor Lim was the Inaugural Microsoft Teaching and Research Fellow at Fordham
University School of Law. He interned with former Chief Judge Randall R. Rader at the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and with former Chairman William E.
Kovacic at the Federal Trade Commission.
Professor Lim has graduate law degrees from Stanford University and the National
University of Singapore (NUS). At Stanford Law School, he received the Franklin Family
Fellowship and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Grant. He also has an
undergraduate degree in law from NUS, and a degree in economics and management from the
University of London (London School of Economics).
Professor Lim was an associate at Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore's leading IP
practice and largest law firm. He worked on litigation and arbitration matters as well as
advised clients on IP and technology issues. After leaving practice, he was a research
scholar at the Max Planck Institute for IP and Competition Law in Munich, Germany and the
Queen Mary IP Research Institute in London, UK.
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