Professor Field joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 2006 from the intellectual property law firm of Banner & Witcoff Ltd. He started at the firm in 2000 as a summer associate and later became an associate, concentrating on IP litigation. In 2005, Professor Field taught patent law as an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. In 2002, Professor Field graduated first in his class from The John Marshall Law School. He was managing editor and co-founder of the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law and earned a certificate in intellectual property law. He has a B.A. in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in chemistry from Northwestern University. Professor Field teaches legal writing and intellectual property law.
Improving the Federal Circuit's Approach to Choice of Law for Procedural Matters in Patent Cases, George Mason Law Review (2009)
The "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" Defense to Patent Infringement for Today's Global Economy: Section 272 of the Patent Act, Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law (2006)
In 2004, for the first time ever, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal...
Comment, Computer-Aided Drug Design Using Patented Compounds: Infringement in Cyberspace?, John Marshall Law Review (2001)
Contributions to Books
Witnesses Special to a Patent Case (with M. Banner & C. Renk), Patent Litigation (2004)
Hyperactive Judges: An Empirical Study of Judge-Dependent "Judicial Hyperactivity" in the Federal Circuit, ExpressO (2013)
This article presents an empirical study of the extent to which individual judges of the...
"Judicial Hyperactivity" in the Federal Circuit: An Empirical Study Contrasting the Federal Circuit’s Reversal Rates with Reversal Rates of Other Circuits, ExpressO (2012)
This article presents an empirical study that supports the hypothesis that the United States Court...
Improving the Federal Circuit's Approach to Choice of Law for Procedural Matters in Patent Cases, ExpressO (2008)
Because of its virtually exclusive jurisdiction over patent cases from the entire country, the United...