LAW : FACULTY

faculty bio
William Gallagher
Title:

Professor of Law

Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship

Co-Director, IP Law Center

School(s):
Law
Campus(es):
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 & 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 & 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