Doris Estelle Long is a Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Intellectual
Property, Information & Privacy Law, and Chair of the Intellectual Property,
Information Technology and Privacy Group at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago,
Illinois. She specializes in international intellectual property law, and has lectured in
the areas of intellectual property, international art, e-commerce, culture, technology,
information security and innovation at conferences through-out the United States and in
over 30 countries on five continents. She has also been actively involved in training
intellectual property enforcement officials and has served as a consultant on IPR
protection issues and enforcement matters for diverse U.S. and foreign government
agencies. Her current research projects focus on international harmonization processes,
alternative narratives of protection, and the intersections between intellectual
property, information security, culture and technology. 

In 2000 Professor Long, while on leave from John Marshall, served as an attorney advisor
in the Office of Legislative and International Affairs of the US Patent and Trademark
Office where she helped negotiate the IPR Enforcement Sections of the Jordan Free Trade
Agreement (among others), participated in various bilateral consultations, and had
responsibility for international IP enforcement issues, including TRIPS compliance, and
WTO accessions. She has taught in nine countries, including serving as a Fulbright
Professor at Jiao Tung University in Shanghai, and as a Visiting Professor at Michigan
State University School of Law. 

Professor Long is the author of numerous books and articles in the area of intellectual
property law, and a monthly columnist on international intellectual property law for the
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Among her recent articles are Deviant Globalization: The Next
Step in the Multilateral Protection of Intellectual Property; Rebooting Trademarks for
the 21st Century; Dissonant Harmonization: Limitations on Cash 'n Carry Creativity;
Strategies for Securing the Cyber Safety Net Against Terrorists; Traditional Knowledge
and the Fight for the Public Domain; and Crossing the Innovation Divide. 

Before joining the faculty of The John Marshall Law School, Professor Long was an
attorney with the Washington, D.C. law firms of Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, and
Howrey and Simon where she specialized in the areas of intellectual property, unfair
competition, entertainment, computer, antitrust and commercial law. Professor Long is a
graduate of Ithaca College, B.A. summa cum laude, Cornell Law School, J.D., cum laude,
and holds an Executive Education Certificate from the Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. 


Contract Law and Practice: Teacher's Manual (with Rebecca Cochran, Robert Nye, John Scheid, and Gerald Berendt) (2012)



What to do about digital privacy, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2015)


Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Affect IP Enforcement, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2015)


Scandalous Marks Sell: Can They be Protected?, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2015)


Can Copyright Survive Global Culture Wars?, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2015)

Contributions to Books


Deviant globalization and the rise of diverse interests in the multilateral protection of intellectual property, Diversity in Intellectual Property Identities, Interests, and Intersections (2015)
Branding the land : creating global meanings for local characteristics, Trademark protection and territoriality challenges in a global economy (2014)
Trade Secrets and Traditional Knowledge: Strengthening International Protection of Indigenous Innovation, Law and Theory of Trade Secrecy : a Handbook of Contemporary Research (2011)


Unitorriality': Trademarks, Territory and Sovereignty in the 21st Century, One or many? : the law and structure of the European Union and the United States (2011)

Forthcoming and Prepublication Versions

Intellectual Property Law and Policy (LexisNexis Publishing Co) (with Peter Yu, John Cross, and Greg Vetter) (2015)


Intellectual Property – Minefields for the general practitioner when working internationally, Committee on Foreign and International Law, Chicago Bar Association (2014)
International Developments: Minefields and Opportunities for 2014, 58th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference (2014)