Center Faculty


Full-time and adjunct faculty teaching Intellectual Property Law and Innovation courses at IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law:

Christopher A. Brown, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.S., Physics, Wabash College
Partner, Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP

Clifford W. Browning, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.S., Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP
IP Associations Include: Advisory Board of THE TRADEMARK REPORTER, Law Journal for the International Trademark Association (INTA)

T.J. Cole, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bradley University
Partner, Ice Miller

James Coles, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., St. Louis University Law School; B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Jonathan Faber, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; The Publishing Institute (Graduate Program), The University of Denver; B.A., Wittenberg University
Founder and Managing Partner, Luminary Group LLC
Attorney, McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold
IP Associations Include: Voting Member of NARAS (The Recording Academy); Former Chair of Sports and Entertainment Law Committee Indianapolis Bar Association; Administrator of RightOfPublicity.com, a free informational public resource on right of publicity

Kenan L. Farrell, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.S., Indiana University Founder and Attorney, KLF Legal
IP Associations Include: Indianapolis Bar Association Sports and Entertainment Executive Committee Chairman (2009-2011) ; Solo and Small Firm Executive Committee Past Chair (2009-2011); Intellectual Property Executive Committee Chairman (2007)

Sara Anne Hook, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; M.B.A., Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; M.L.S., University of Michigan; B.A., History, University of Michigan
Professor of Informatics, Indiana University
IP Associations Include: Member of various committees of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, including the Professional Programs Committee; Member of the Board of Governors and instructor, Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP); Member of various committees of the Indiana State Bar Association, including the Written Publications Committee and Secretary of the Animal Law Section

Yassir Karam, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; M.B.A., Butler University; B.S., Marian College C.P.A./A.B.V. Senior Manager, Clifton Gunderson LLP
Co-Director, Kelley Direct Business Valuation Certificate Program

James J. Kelley, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; M.S., Engineering, University of Michigan; M.P.H., University of Michigan; B.S., Cell Biology, University of Michigan Senior Director, Assistant General Patent Counsel, Eli Lilly and Company
IP Associations Include: American Intellectual Property Law Association, Biotechnology Committee, Vice Chair (2009-2011), Chair (2011-2013)

Gerard N. Magliocca, Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law

J.D., Yale Law School; B.A., Stanford University

Robert S. Meitus, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington; Masters of International Affairs, Columbia University; B.A., Political Science, Wabash College
Partner, Meitus Gelbert Rose LLP
IP Associations Include: Former chair of Entertainment & Sports Section of Indianapolis Bar Association

Emily Michiko Morris, Associate Professor of Law and Dean's Fellow

J.D., University of Michigan Law School; A.B, Harvard University

Charles R. Reeves, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.S., Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Purdue University
Senior Partner, Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP

Gary R. Roberts, Dean and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law

J.D., Stanford University; B.A., Bradley University

Anthony J. Rose, Adjunct Professor of Law

L.L.M., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington; B.A., University of Michigan
Partner, Meitus Gelbert Rose LLP
IP Associations Include: Executive Committee, Intellectual Property Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association

John R. Schaibley, III, Executive Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation and Adjunct Professor Law

J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington; B.A., Purdue University

J. Bruce Schelkopf, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., Rutgers University; M.B.A., eq. GEMD/McGill University; M. Eng., Pennsylvania State University ; B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Vice President – Deputy General Counsel & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Ingersoll Rand

Charles P. Schmal, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., George Mason University School of Law; B.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
Partner, Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP
IP Associations Include: American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA); Indiana State Bar Association Past Chair of the Technology Committee (2009-2010)

Lea Shaver,  Associate Professor of Law

J.D., 2006, Yale Law School; B.A., M.A., 2002, University of Chicago

Tina Tucker, Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D.Patent Counsel, Eli Lilly and Company

Elizabeth Varner, Adjunct Professor of Law

Executive Director, National Art Museum of Sport at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis