Daryl Lim

H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law; Associate Dean for Research and Innovation; Founding Director, Intellectual Property Law 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. In addition, he serves as a 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 & Sons, 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

Phone  717-241-3537

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

Lim's Publications

Confusion, Simplified, BERKELEY TECHNOLOGY LAW JOURNAL (Forthcoming 2022)

AI, Equity, and the IP Gap, SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW (Forthcoming 2022)

Trademark Confusion Revealed: An Empirical Analysis, 71 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 1285 (2022)

The (Unnoticed) Revitalization of The Doctrine of Equivalents, 95 ST. JOHN’S LAW REVIEW 65 (2022)

Antitrust’s AI Revolution, 89 TENNESSEE LAW REVIEW 679 (2022)

Life After Google v. Oracle: Three Reflections on a Theme, IP THEORY (INDIANA (BLOOMINGTON) IP LAW JOURNAL) (Forthcoming 2022)

Computational Trademark Infringement and Adjudication, RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, (Ryan Abbott (ed.), Edward Elgar, (Forthcoming 2022)

Agribiotech Patents in the Food Supply Chain: A U.S. Perspective, in GLOBAL FOOD VALUE CHAINS AND COMPETITION LAW, (Ioannis Lianos, Alexey Ivanov & Dennis Davis eds., Cambridge University Press, 2022)