Joshua D. Sarnoff

SarnoffJoshua D. Sarnoff is an associate professor of law at DePaul University, where he teaches patent law and other related courses. Prior to joining DePaul, he was a professor at the Washington College of Law, American University, teaching patent law and supervising students in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic. He also taught at the University of Arizona College of Law. Professor Sarnoff is a registered patent attorney and a member of the bars of Washington, D.C., and California, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association, and a member of the boards of directors and advisory boards of various non-profit organizations. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on patent law and has been involved in a wide range of intellectual property legal and policy disputes. He has submitted testimony on domestic patent law reform bills, has filed numerous amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court and in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on important patent law issues, has been a pro bono mediator for the Federal Circuit, and has been a consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on international intellectual property, trade, and environmental issues. Professor Sarnoff was formerly in the private practice of intellectual property, environmental, and food and drug law in Washington, D.C. He received his BS from MIT and JD from Stanford.