Mark D. Janis teaches and writes in the fields of patents, trademarks/unfair competition, and intellectual property/antitrust. He has a particular interest in intellectual property rights in plants and plant biotechnology. He has published numerous law review articles and is co-author of a two-volume treatise, IP and Antitrust (with Hovenkamp and Lemley), a casebook, Trademarks & Unfair Competition: Law and Policy (with Dinwoodie) and several other books on trademark law. He is a 2000-2001 recipient of the University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Award. He was named a University of Iowa Faculty Scholar for 2002-2006 to conduct research on intellectual property rights in plant biotechnology. In 2006, he was named the H. Blair & Joan V. White Intellectual Property Law Chair at the University of Iowa College of Law. He joined the faculty at the IU Maurer School of Law in 2009.
Mark D. Janis
Robert A. Lucas Professor of Law