Intellectual Property Pedagogy and Practice


Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Michael Madison is currently one of the most creative IP scholars in the United States. As part of an initiative funded by the Experiential Learning Fund, Michael Madison will be giving a talk on his own IP pedagogy, which focuses a great deal on the practice of IP. This talk will be interest to anyone thinking about their pedagogy, and in particular the teaching of the practical. He will also be giving a formal talk the next day.

About the speaker

Michael J. Madison is a Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He specializes in the law, policy, and theory of intellectual property. His scholarship on intellectual property law, property theory, and commons has appeared in law reviews at Cornell University, Fordham University, Boston College, the University of Notre Dame, the College of William & Mary, and Case Western Reserve University, among others, and he is the co-author of a casebook on intellectual property law published by Aspen Publishers, now in its third edition. Professor Madison has been a member of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh since 1998. A complete biography and list of publications can be found at