Daryl Lim

H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law; Associate Dean for Research and Innovation; Founding Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Initiative; and co-hire, Institute for Computational and Data Sciences, Penn State University   

Daryl Lim is the H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law at Penn State Dickinson Law and co-hire at the Institute of Computational and Data Sciences at Penn State University. He also serves as Associate Dean for Research and Innovation and founding director of the Intellectual Property (IP) and Innovative Initiative.

Professor Lim is an award-winning author, observer, and commentator of national and global trends in IP and competition policy and how they influence and are influenced by law, technology, economics, and politics. He helps policy makers, attorneys, corporate counsel, scholars, and the public make sense of the world around them. He is a founding member of the Global IP Alliance and its local chapters in Pennsylvania and Illinois. In addition, he serves as Co-Chair of the University Education Committee in the US IP Alliance. He consults internationally on various IP and antitrust issues.

His publications feature in leading flagship and specialty law reviews. He serves as peer reviewer for the Yale Law Journal, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (Oxford University Press), the National Academy of Inventors, Cambridge University Press, John Wiley & Soon, Carolina Academic Press, and the International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law.

Select Publications by Professor Lim

“Confusion, Simplified,” 36 Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2022)

“AI, Equity, and the IP Gap,” 75 SMU Law Review (2022)

Saving Substantial Similarity,” 73 Florida Law Review 51 (2021)

Daryl Lim

Email dfl5478@psu.edu

Curriculum Vitae



Faculty Impact

J.S.M, Stanford Law School 

L.L.M., L.L.B. National University of Singapore 

BSc. Econs. & Mgt., University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Research Interests
IP law, antitrust law, artificial intelligence, data security and privacy, the architecture of innovation