Holbrook Named Associate Dean of Faculty at Emory Law
Professor Timothy Holbrook has been appointed by Emory Law Dean Robert A. Schapiro to serve as associate dean of faculty, effective July 1.
Holbrook joined the law school in 2009 and teaches classes in patent law and litigation, international intellectual property, trademark law, and property law.
Prior to joining Emory, Holbrook was a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He served as a visiting professor at Stanford Law School, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. Holbrook also was a scholar-in-residence at the Center for Media and Communication Studies at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.
“Tim is an outstanding scholar and teacher, who is a leader in the field of intellectual property law,” Schapiro said. “Tim has made superb contributions to the community through his expertise in international patent law, his ease in translating those concepts in the classroom, and his close connections with the patent bar. I am confident he will continue to excel in this new administrative role.”
Holbrook helped found the Atlanta Intellectual Property Inn of Court and served as the Inn’s first President. He also helped establish the Emory Law IP Alumni Society. Holbrook has served as an expert in a patent litigation cases, both in the United States and abroad.
Holbrook earned his BS in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University and his JD from Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. He clerked for then-Chief Judge Glenn L. Archer Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and worked in private practice in both the United States and Hungary, where he specialized in patent and appellate litigation.
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