Program on Intellectual Property & Technology Law

The Program on Intellectual Property & Technology Law promotes research on a broad range of topics related to innovation, creativity, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Faculty affiliated with the program study the design and implementation of legal doctrines and other policy tools that promote innovation and creativity; the design of legal instruments and legal systems that govern innovation and creativity; the relationship between IP and technology policies and other values like free speech, competition, and distributive justice; and the legal and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies.

Leveraging Notre Dame’s locations throughout the world, the program funds research and facilitates discussion by organizing conferences and other events that bring together leading academics from a variety of disciplines, as well as judges, practicing lawyers, and other policy makers.

Program News

Eric Leis ’22 J.D. places second in Georgetown Law writing competition (September 9, 2022)

ND Law’s IP students to compete in national finals of Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition (February 19, 2022)

IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic settles in at Innovation Park (December 6, 2021)

Program on IP & Technology Law announces winners of 2021 writing competition (June 18, 2021)

ND Law places second in Midwest in USPTO Patent Application Drafting Competition (May 5, 2021)

ND Law’s IP students win award for second-best brief in nation at Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition (March 19, 2021)

Program on IP & Technology Law announces winners of 2020 writing competition (June 8, 2020)

ND Law’s IP moot court team named national champions (March 27, 2020)

ND Law students launch Journal on Emerging Technologies (February 17, 2020)

IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic helps epilepsy nonprofit secure trademark (January 9, 2020)


Stephen Yelderman
Professor of Law
Director, Program on Intellectual Property & Technology Law

Jodi Clifford
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic

Affiliated Faculty

Roger Alford
Professor of Law

Patricia Bellia
William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Professor of Law

Patrick Corrigan
Associate Professor of Law

Stefania Fusco
Senior Lecturer

Bruce Huber
Professor of Law

Randy J. Kozel
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
Fritz Duda Family Professor of Law

David R. Pruitt
Program Director, Clinical Law Center
Term Teaching Professor

Avishalom Tor
Professor of Law
Director, Research Program on Law & Market Behavior (ND LAMB)

Adjunct Faculty

James Farrington
Adjunct Professor of Law

Timothy Flanagan
Associate General Counsel, University of Notre Dame
Term Teaching Professor

Barry Irwin
Adjunct Professor of Law

John Maciejczyk
Adjunct Professor of Law

Brad Meier
Adjunct Professor of Law

Paul Peralta
Adjunct Professor of Law

Kathleen Rice Mosier
Adjunct Professor of Law