Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce that Professor Brenda Simon has been awarded a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship by the...
Professor Simon joined the TJSL faculty in 2010. Prior to that, she was the teaching fellow for the Law, Science and Technology LL.M. Program at Stanford Law School, and a fellow in the Center for Law and the Biosciences. Before joining Stanford, Professor Simon was an associate at Fenwick & West, where she represented technology clients in intellectual property litigation, counseling and patent prosecution. Her pro bono representation of clients included successful appeals before the Ninth and Federal Circuits. In 2000-2001, she served as a law clerk to Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Her research focuses on intellectual property and bioethics. Professor Simon’s recent articles have been published in the Houston Law Review, the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Nature Biotechnology, and the Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy. Her article, Rules, Standards, and the Reality of Obviousness, 65 CASE W. RES. L. REV. 25 (2014), was selected as one of the year’s best law review articles related to intellectual property and republished in Intellectual Property Law Review (West 2015).
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Courses include: Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Property I & II.