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VIPP Faculty

Resident Faculty

Daniel J. Gervais , Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, directs the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program. Professor Gervais is an internationally recognized expert on copyright law, international intellectual property law and the law of artificial intelligence. He is the author of the leading treatise on the TRIPS Agreement, which governs international intellectual property law.

Joseph Fishman, Professor of Law, focuses on the relalationship of intellectual property and copyright law to creativity and the creative process. 

Sean Seymore, Centennial Professor of Law, Professor of Chemistry, focuses his research on how patent law and policy should evolve to respond to advances in science and technology.

Michael B. Bressman , Professor of the Practice of Law, teaches the Intellectual Property and the Arts Clinic, Law of Cyberspace and Art Law.

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University Faculty