315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
LLB, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
BSc, University of London (London School of Economics)
LLM, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
JSM, Stanford Law School
Daryl Lim teaches intellectual property (IP) law as well as antitrust law. His current courses are Patent and Trade Secret Law, Antitrust Law, IP and Antitrust Law and the IP overview course.
Professor Lim's book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives was published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2013. The book has been commended for its "excellent use of historical narratives," "powerful empirical orientation," and for being "timely," "comprehensive," and "a very good read." It has also been cited to the Supreme Court by lawyers for both sides in their briefs in Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc., a case concerning post-expiration patent royalty payments.
Professor Lim's articles have appeared in four of the top eight IP law reviews in the U.S., as well as in peer-reviewed journals and books in Europe and Asia. In 2009, he won the Grand Prize in an international essay writing competition organized by the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property ("ATRIP"). His latest article on the smartphone wars will be published by the Penn State Law Review. He is currently working on the patent and antitrust sections of Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and New Perspectives, a casebook by West Publishing.
Professor Lim was cited in a 2013 World Intellectual Property Organization Report on patents and the public domain. He has contributed to practitioner-focused publications for the American Bar Association. In 2013 he was appointed a peer reviewer for the Max Planck Institute's International Review of IP and Competition Law (IIC), one of about thirty reviewers worldwide in recognition of his "knowledge and skill in the field." He is also a peer reviewer for The Yale Law Journal. In 2014, Professor Lim received the John Marshall Law School's Scholarly Achievement Award for "significant contributions to legal scholarship."
Professor Lim was an invited co-consultant on an amicus brief filed by the American Antitrust Institute in a recent Supreme Court case involving genetically modified seeds. He regularly presents at conferences to judges, government officials and attorneys. His views on current IP developments have been featured in legal publications as well as mainstream media sources.
Professor Lim was the Inaugural Microsoft Teaching and Research Fellow at Fordham University School of Law. He interned with the Honorable Randall R. Rader at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and with former Commissioner William E. Kovacic at the Federal Trade Commission.
Professor Lim has graduate law degrees from Stanford University and the National University of Singapore (NUS). At Stanford Law School, he received the Franklin Family Fellowship and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Grant. He also has an undergraduate degree in law from NUS, and a degree in economics and management from the University of London (London School of Economics).
Professor Lim was an associate at Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore's largest law firm and consistently voted as a leading IP practice. He worked on litigation and arbitration matters as well as advised clients on IP and technology issues. After leaving practice, he was a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for IP and Competition Law in Munich, Germany and the Queen Mary IP Research Institute in London, UK.
Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and New Perspectives (West Publishing forthcoming 2014) (with Hugh C. Hansen & Susan Scafidi)
Trolls, Standard Essential Patents and the Smartphone Wars: Triangulating the End Game,, 119 Penn State L. Rev. (forthcoming 2014)
Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Rebirth or False Dawn?, 20 Mich. Telecom. & Tech. L. Rev. 299 (2014)
Editorial: Reverse Payments: Life After Actavis, 45 Int'l Rev. Int. Prop. & Competition L. 1 (2014)
Self-replicating Technologies and the Challenge for the Patent and Antitrust Laws, 32 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 131 (2013)
Life After Bowman: Monsanto's Win and the Future of Seeds, 4 Agriculture and Food Committee Newsletter 6 (A.B.A. Sec. of Antitrust Law 2013)
Monsanto and Farmers: How 1-0 Can Spell Win-Win, 18 Committee on Agriculture Management Newsletter 17 (A.B.A. Sec. of Environment, Energy, and Resources 2013)
Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)
Rebooting the Bean: Genetically Modified Seeds and the Antitrust-patent Interface, 3 Agriculture and Food Committee Newsletter 2 (A.B.A. Sec. of Antitrust Law 2012)
"A Critical Assessment of the Legal and Economic Framework of IP-Competition Interface in Singapore" in Getting the Balance Right: Intellectual Property, Competition Law and Economics in Asia (Robert Ian McEwin ed., Hart Publishing 2011) (with Ashish Lall)
Misconduct in Standard Setting: The Case for Patent Misuse, 51 IDEA J. L. & Tech. 559 (2011)
"Innovation and Access: Legal Strategies in the Interface Between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law" in Firms' Legal Strategies: How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance (Antoine Masson & Mary J. Shariff eds., Springer Publishing (2010)
Post-eBay: A Brave New World?, 10 European Intell. Prop. Rev. 483 (2010)
"Regulating Access to Databases through Antitrust Law: A Missing Perspective in the Database Debate" in Patent v. Competition: A Legal Debate (C. Sri Krishna ed., ICFAI University Press 2009)
Panelist: McAndrews, Held and Malloy 2014 Comprehensive Litigation Update, "FRAND/RAND Litigation," Chicago, IL (July 2014)
Speaker: AIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit, "Phone Wars," Chicago, IL (June 2014)
Speaker: McAndrews, Held and Malloy Speaker Series, Chicago, IL (May 2014)
Speaker: IP on the Edge, "Standard Essential Patents: Triangulating the End Game," (May 2014)
Moderator: 22nd Fordham IP Conference, "FRAND / Standard Essential Patents," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (April 2014)
Panelist: 22nd Fordham IP Conference, "Competition Recent Developments," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (April 2014)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Standard Essential Patents: Triangulating the End Game," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (March 2014)
Speaker: The 2012 Intellectual Property Scholars' Roundtable, Drake Law School, Des Moines, IA (March 2014)
Panelist: Fordham Intellectual Property Media & Entertainment Law Journal Symposium, "Actavis, Monsanto & Myriad: the Opinions, the Supreme Court and what the Future may Hold," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (November 2013)
Moderator: 5th Annual BRICS Intellectual Property Conference: IP Protection in BRICS: Global Developments, "Well-Known Marks—Requirements and Enforceability, Social Media Strategies and Problems, Trademark Infringement on the Internet, Trademark Prosecution and Registration Strategies in Russia," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (May 2013)
Moderator: 21st Fordham IP Conference, "Competition Law: Pharma & Competition," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (April 2013)
Panelist: 21st Fordham IP Conference, "Patentable Subject Matter: Are Software and Gene Patents Still 'Under The Sun'?," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (April 2013)
Speaker: IP on the Edge (CLE), "Self-replicating Technologies and the Challenge for Patent Law," (April 2013)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Self-replicating Technologies and the Challenge for Patent Law," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (March 2013)
Speaker: The 30th Annual International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP) Congress, "Intellectual Property: methods and perspectives," IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL (July/August 2012)
Moderator: The 20th Fordham IP Conference, "U.S. Antitrust Perspectives and Developments," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (April 2012)
Speaker: The 2012 Intellectual Property Scholars' Roundtable, "Deconstructing Patent Misuse," Drake Law School, Des Moines, IA (March 2012)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Patent Misuse after Princo: Beyond the Rhetoric," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 2012)
Moderator: Distinguished Professor Presentation: Professor Timothy Holbrook, "Patent Law's Audience," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (November 2011)
Moderator: Distinguished Alumni Presentation: Kenneth R. Adamo, "The Federal Circuit and United States Supreme Court: Strange Bedfellows in the Patent Word?," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (September 2011)
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