Ari Lipsitz

Ari Lipsitz

Lecturer and Clinical Instructor, BU/MIT Student Innovations Law Clinic

BFA, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts
JD, NYU School of Law


Ari is thrilled to join the BU Law Faculty as a Lecturer and Clinical Instructor with the BU/MIT Law Clinics. Ari’s intellectual property practice focuses on providing reasoned, empathetic counseling for early-stage companies, creatives, and entrepreneurs.   

Prior to joining BU Law, Ari practiced intellectual property law for five years, first at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and then at Cooley LLP. In that time, he has counseled hundreds of clients at every stage of the life cycle. As a litigator, Ari has represented clients in proceedings before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and federal court, including several high-profile matters before the Southern District of New York, Northern District of California, Ninth Circuit, Federal Circuit, and the US Supreme Court.

Ari obtained a JD from NYU School of Law in 2018, as well as a BFA in Recorded Music from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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