Biography

Gregory N. Mandel is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law at Temple Law School. He specializes in intellectual property law and the interface among technology, science, and the law, with a particular focus on patent and emerging technology law (including biotechnology, nanotechnology, and synthetic biology). One of Professor Mandel’s articles was selected as a top patent article of 2008 and a second as a top intellectual property article of 2006. His experimental studies have been cited in several briefs filed with the United States Supreme Court.

Professor Mandel is on the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the American Association of Law Schools, served on an American Bar Association task force to brief the Environmental Protection Agency on arising nanotechnology legal issues, and is the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Specialist grant to teach U.S. intellectual property law to foreign law students. Professor Mandel is a frequent speaker on intellectual property and technology law issues, and has presented his work internationally at over forty law schools, as well as for the United Nations, Second Circuit, Environmental Protection Agency, and American Bar Association. He has consulted with senators and representatives, administrative agencies, and private entities concerning technology legislation and how society should handle new technologies and technological risk.

Professor Mandel was Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship and Professor of Law at Albany Law School prior to joining Temple. Before entering academia, he practiced law with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, clerked for Judge Jerome Farris, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and interned with Chief Judge Anthony J. Scirica, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Mandel received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was co-Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree in physics and astronomy from Wesleyan University, and worked on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope prior to attending law school. Professor Mandel currently teaches patent law, advanced patent law, and property.





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