Mark  Janis

  • Center for Intellectual Property Research at Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Director, Center for Intellectual Property Research
Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law

Maurer School of Law

Indiana University, Bloomington

Law Building 311B
211 South Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405


(812) 855-1205

mdjanis@indiana.edu


Website: Indiana University faculty page

Issues: Competition Policy and Antitrust, Copyright and Trademark, Patents and Intellectual Property

About Mark Janis

Mark Janis is the Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Research at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He teaches courses in patents, trademarks, and other areas of intellectual property law.


Professor Janis’ publications include Trademarks and Unfair Competition in a Nutshell (2013) and he has co-authored many books on trademark law, including Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy (4th ed. 2014), Trade Dress and Design Law (2010), and the treatise IP and Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law (2nd ed. 2010). He has published numerous law review articles and book chapters on patent law, intellectual property and antitrust, trademark law, intellectual property protection for plants, plant biotechnology and intellectual property protection for designs.


Professor Janis was the recipient of the Leon H. Wallace Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor given to law faculty at Indiana Law. Prior to joining the faculty at Indiana, Professor Janis was the H. Blair & Joan V. White Chair in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. While there, he was the winner of a Collegiate Teaching Award and a Faculty Scholar Award, and the International Trademark Association (INTA) Ladas Award in 2008. From 1989 to 1995, he practiced patent law at Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis.

 


Degree(s):
J.D., Indiana University, 1989
B.S., Purdue University, 1986