law: Faculty

William Gallagher
Titles:
  • Professor of Law
  • Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship
  • Co-Director, IP Law Center
Department:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-369-5339

Co-Editor: The IP Law Book Review

COURSES TAUGHT

Intellectual Property Litigation

Intellectual Property Survey

Professional Responsibility

Tort Law

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Intellectual Property Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Rights of Publicity

Interdisciplinary Study of Law: "Law and Society" approaches to law, legal processes

Legal Profession: Ethics, Trends, Regulation

EDUCATION

  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law

  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law

  • MA, University of Chicago

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley School of Law, 2009-2010

Former partner in the San Francisco office of Townsend and Townsend and Crew, specializing in intellectual property and complex business litigation.

Extensive trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts.

Lecturer in law and sociology at Santa Clara University for eight years, teaching Intellectual Property Law; Legal Ethics; and Business, Technology, and Society.

Co-founder, Collaborative Research Network on Intellectual Property Law and Policy for the Law and Society Association.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, Executive Committee, State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section

  • American Bar Association

  • International Trademark Association

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Member, State Bar of California; Court Admissions: US District Courts for the Northern District of California; US District Court for the District of Colorado; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Third Circuit Court of Appeals