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About Amy L. Landers

Professor Landers is an accomplished legal scholar and practitioner. She was previously distinguished professor of law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Concentration at the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law.
Landers is an expert on patents and intellectual property law, and she is the author of “Understanding Patent Law,” now in its second edition, and co-author of “Global Issues in Intellectual Property Law” and “Global Issues in Patent Law.”
Her scholarship has appeared in varied publications, including Texas Law Review: See Also, George Mason Law Review and the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal. She has presented her work at Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley School of Law and the University of Texas School of Law, among other venues.
Previously, Landers was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, in Silicon Valley, Calif. where she specialized in IP litigation, antitrust, fraud, trade secret and trademark cases.
She clerked for Judge Oliver W. Wanger of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California after receiving her JD magna cum laude from the University of California Hastings College of Law.


Present Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Present Professor of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Curriculum Vitae


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  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Property
  • IP Writing Seminar
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Torts

Contact Information

Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law
3320 Market Street, Room 332
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 571-4795


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