Professor of Business Law, Pennsylvania State University

Daniel R. Cahoy is a Professor of Business Law and Dean’s Faculty Fellow in Business Law at the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in the teaching and study of intellectual property law, as well as related issues in technology law and general business law concepts. He has published numerous articles in academic law journals on topics such as IP and alternative energy policy, business and human rights, FDA regulatory policy, reforming the U.S. patent system, the use of contracts to extend limited intellectual property rights, and the use of experimental economics to improve jury studies. Professor Cahoy served on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed American Business Law Journal from 2005-2010, including as the Editor-in-Chief from 2009-2010, and now acts in an advisory capacity. Professor Cahoy is a member of the ALSB and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He currently serves as an elected member of the ALSB Executive Committee. Professor Cahoy is a patent attorney, licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to the New York State Bar and several federal courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to joining the University, Cahoy practiced in New York City at the large intellectual property-oriented law firm of Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, where he specialized in complex patent litigation.

Experience

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    Professor of Business Law, Pennsylvania State University