Professor Gregory N. Mandel

Professor Gregory N. Mandel

Dean
Beasley School of Law
Temple University
South Africa

Gregory Mandel is the Dean and Peter Liacouras Professor of Law at Temple Law School. He is a leading international scholar on intellectual property law, innovation, and the interface among technology and law. Dean Mandel’s publications have been selected as among the best intellectual property and patent law articles of the year three times. His article Patently Non-Obvious was identified as one of the most cited patent law articles of the decade, and his experimental studies have been cited by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and in briefs filed before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Dean Mandel was awarded a prestigious grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a series of experiments on the psychology of intellectual property in the United States and China. He is also the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Specialist grant to teach U.S. intellectual property law to foreign law students. Dean Mandel has given more than 150 presentations, including for the United Nations, Second Circuit and Federal Circuit, Patent and Trademark Office, European Commission, American Bar Association, and National Academy of Science.

Dean Mandel received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his bachelor’s in physics and astronomy from Wesleyan University. He worked on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope prior to law school.