John Marshall IP Director Daryl Lim to Speak at Swiss Conference on Innovation and Competition in Life Sciences Law and at the Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

Chicago, June 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associate Professor Daryl Lim, Director of the Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law at The John Marshall Law School, will speak at the Innovation and Competition in Life Sciences Law conference in Basel, Switzerland on June 9, and at the 8th Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues on June 15 at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

In Basel, Lim’s talk will compare U.S. and EU laws on post-expiration royalties. Other speakers include a senior government official from the European Commission, a vice president from Bayer AG and a professor from George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.

In Chicago, Lim will moderate and speak on the panel “International Perspective: Intersection of Intellectual Property and Antitrust.” Dina Kallay, director of competition and intellectual property for Ericsson in Washington, DC and Pierre Larouche, Visiting Professor of Law and Professor of Competition Law at Tilburg University in the Netherlands also will participate in the panel.

The Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues is the only Midwest conference of its kind. It examines the latest developments in competition regulation around the globe providing practitioners and regulator with current and practical information.

Lim is considered a leader in the fields of antitrust and patent law. His work on post-sale licensing restraints was recently validated by the Supreme Court in Impression Products v. Lexmark International. In his interview with Forbes, he correctly predicted that the Court would overturn decades old precedents created by the appeals court below. 

His book “Patent Misuse and Antitrust Law: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives” has been lauded in “World Competition Law and Economics Review,” a leading journal focusing on competition law. His book has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court by lawyers for both sides in their briefs in Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc., a case concerning post-expiration patent royalty payments.

He has written more than 30 articles and participated in nearly 70 conferences and talks.

Professor Lim’s work also has been cited in several reports, including those by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Canadian government. He became director of John Marshall’s intellectual property law program in October 2015.

U.S. News & World Report ranked John Marshall’s IP program 19th in the nation. With more than 50 specialized IP courses, John Marshall’s program draws students from around the U.S. and across the globe. It has partnered with IP lawyers in the People’s Republic of China for more than 20 years. It also conducts an ABA-approved summer program in China dedicated to IP issues.


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