Mark Lemley

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Mark A. Lemley (born c. 1966) is the director of the Stanford University program in Law, Science & Technology,[1] and a founding partner of the Durie Tangri law firm.[2]

Lemley teaches intellectual property, computer and Internet patent and antitrust law. He is a widely cited expert on the impact of patents on innovation[3] and what the appropriate requirements for granting a patent should be.[4] He is also a practicing attorney at Durie Tangri.[2]

Prior to Stanford, he taught law at University of Texas School of Law and Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.

Lemley earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Stanford University in 1988, and his juris doctor from Boalt Hall School of Law in 1991. He clerked for judge Dorothy Wright Nelson at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.



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