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About Daryl Lim

Daryl Lim is Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP), Information & Privacy Law. He also holds the inaugural Microsoft Professorial Fellowship at Fordham University School of Law's Emily C. & John E. Hansen IP Law Institute, and was awarded the 2019 Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship by the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.

Professor Lim teaches courses covering all aspects of IP law as well as antitrust law.

Professor Lim is an award winning author. His work on judicial dissents in patent law was judged to be among the best law review articles in IP for 2017 and was selected for publication in the Intellectual Property Law Review, an anthology published annually by Thomson Reuters (West). His work on how behavioral economics can be applied to the antitrust-patent intersection was nominated for the 2018 Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards in the IP category. 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 has also been nominated for several other awards, including the National Law Journal IP Trailblazers, and the Top 10 Antitrust / Competition Law Academics under 40.

Professor Lim's work has also appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court and governmental reports in the U.S. and abroad. His work on post-sale licensing restraints has been validated by the U.S. Supreme Court. His book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives, has been cited to the Court by lawyers for both sides in their briefs in a case concerning post-expiration patent royalty payments. His work has been cited in several reports, including those by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the Canadian government.

He has published with the Baylor Law Review, Loyola Chicago University Law Journal, Stanford Technology Law Review, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law JournalCardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, as well as in the Northwestern University Law Review Online, the University of Illinois Law Review Online, Michigan State Law Review, and in peer-reviewed books and journals in Europe and Asia, including Cambridge University Press and the European IP Law Review.

He has also contributed to practitioner-focused publications for the American Bar Association, IPWatchdog, IP Watch, and IP Magazine. Legal publications, specialty blogs such as Patently-O, as well as mainstream media sources such as Forbes, Slate, The Daily Journal, RealClearPolicy, and USA Today featured his views on current IP developments. He was awarded John Marshall's faculty scholarship award in 2014 and again in 2018.
Professor Lim serves on the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute. He serves on the European Science Foundations's College of Expert Reviewers and Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship Award committee, as and a member of the U.S. Bar Liaison Council to the both the European Patent Office and the Japanese Patent Office. He also serves as a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network.

Professor Lim is a peer reviewer for the Max Planck Institute's International Review of IP and Competition Law (IIC), the Yale Law Journal, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, the Hong Kong University Press, John Wiley & Sons, and Cambridge University Press. He is an external examiner for National University of Singapore's Faculty of Law and served as a visiting associate professor. Professor Lim serves with Stanford University's Alumni Interview Program to interview candidates seeking undergraduate admission to Stanford University.


Present Professor of Law and Director, Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law, UIC John Marshall Law School

Curriculum Vitae

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  • IP Survey
  • Trademark & Copyright Law
  • IP & Antitrust Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • U.S. Patent Law

Contact Information

UIC John Marshall Law School
The University of Illinois at Chicago
300 S. State Street, MC 300
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.994.1121

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