Intellectual Property Law focuses on three core legal areas in patent, copyright, and trademark law, as well as the law of unfair competition and trade secrets.

John A. Beccia

John Beccia is co-founder and CEO of FS Vector, a Washington DC-based advisory firm. FS Vector is a one stop resource for business, regulatory, compliance, technology and public policy advice. The firm’s clients include fintech firms, banks, blockchain companies, regtech providers, and investors. Mr. Beccia was previously general counsel and chief compliance officer of Circle […]

Russell Beck

Russell Beck is a founding partner at Beck Reed Riden LLP. He is a business and intellectual property litigator, nationally recognized for his trade secrets and noncompete experience, and has over twenty-five years of experience as a complex business and intellectual property litigator, representing corporate and individual clients throughout the country in federal and state trial […]

James Bessen

James Bessen, an economist and technologist, serves as Executive Director of the Technology & Policy Research Initiative at Boston University. He has also been a successful innovator and CEO of a software company. Bessen studies the major economic impacts of technology on society (see New York Times profile), writing academic papers, magazine articles, and books. His latest book, The […]

Stephen Y. Chow

Stephen Y. Chow is managing attorney of the Boston law firm, Hsuanyeh Law Group PC, practicing in business and intellectual property litigation, patent preparation, electronic commerce and privacy, and technology company counseling and transactions. Mr. Chow graduated from Harvard University with an AB in Physics and Philosophy cum laude and an SM in Applied Physics […]

John F. Cohan

John is currently the Vice President Corporate Strategy & General Counsel for Bambu Global LLC and its several affiliated subsidiary LLC’s. He joined the company in 2019. John serves as an active member of the Executive Management Leadership Team providing strategic counsel on legal, business and operational matters. He represents the company’s legal interests on […]

Stacey Dogan

Professor Stacey Dogan is a leading scholar in intellectual property, competition, and technology law, who has been instrumental in building interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations in the areas of law, technology, and entrepreneurship. Her scholarship has explored topics including the role of online intermediaries in trademark and copyright law, the right of publicity’s applicability to new […]

Ahmed Ghappour

Ahmed Ghappour, an expert in criminal law and computer security, joined the full-time faculty of Boston University School of Law in 2017. He was previously a Visiting Assistant Professor at U.C. Hastings College of the Law where he taught Criminal Procedure and a seminar on Electronic Surveillance. Ghappour’s research bridges computer science and the law […]

Wendy J. Gordon

Wendy J. Gordon has taught at Boston University since 1993, having taught at Rutgers, Georgetown, University of Michigan and other schools before arriving here. Her scholarship utilizes economics as well as ethics and analytic philosophy to understand copyright, trademark, and related forms of intellectual property. She is probably best known for her analyses of copyright’s “fair […]

Keith N. Hylton

Keith Hylton, a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, joined the BU Law faculty in 1995 after teaching for six years and receiving tenure at Northwestern University School of Law. He is a prolific scholar who is widely recognized for his work across […]

Michael J. Meurer

The son of an economics professor, Michael Meurer knew by the time he was 13 that he, too, wanted to teach at the university level. An SB, JD and PhD later, he became an economics professor at Duke University and later a law professor at the University of Buffalo. He came to Boston University School […]