315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
LLB, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
BSc, University of London (London School of Economics)
LLM, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
JSM, Stanford Law School
Daryl Lim teaches intellectual property (IP) law. His current courses are Patent and Trade Secret Law, IP and Antitrust Law and the IP overview course. Professor Lim's articles have been published in leading IP law reviews and books in the U.S, Europe, and Asia. His forthcoming book, Patent Misuse: An Empirical Study, will be published by Edward Elgar Publishing. He received the Grand Prize in the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in IP's International Essay Writing Competition, which formed the basis of the lead article in Vol. 5, Book 3 of IDEA: The IP Law Review. His newest projects include the patent and IP-antitrust sections of Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and New Perspectives an IP casebook to be published by West Publishing.
Professor Lim was recently co-consultant on a Supreme Court of the United States Brief Amici Curiae filed by the American Antitrust Institute in Vernon Hugh Bowman v. Monsanto Co. (U.S., 2012), a case involving patented seed traits. In 2013 he was appointed a peer reviewer for the Max Planck Institute’s International Review of IP and Competition Law (IIC), one of about thirty reviewers worldwide in recognition of his “knowledge and skill in the field.” His views on current IP developments have been featured in legal publications including the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and the Daily Journal (California), as well as mainstream media sources such as the ABC News website, Yahoo! News and the Digital Journal.
Professor Lim has graduate law degrees from Stanford University and the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also has an undergraduate degree in law from NUS, as well as a degree in economics and management from the University of London (London School of Economics) which he pursued concurrently with his law degrees at NUS. At Stanford Law School, he received the Franklin Family Fellowship, and was awarded a Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Grant. He served as an intern at the chambers of Chief Judge Randall R. Rader at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and for Commissioner William E. Kovacic at the Federal Trade Commission. Prior to coming to John Marshall, Professor Lim was the Inaugural Microsoft Teaching and Research Fellow at the Fordham University School of Law.
Professor Lim was an associate at Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore's largest law firm and consistently voted as a leading IP practice there. He worked on litigation and arbitration matters as well as advised clients on IP and technology issues. After leaving practice, he was a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for IP and Competition Law in Munich, Germany, and the Queen Mary IP Research Institute in London, UK.
Rebooting the Bean: Genetically Modified Seeds and the Antitrust-Patent Interface, ABA Antitrust Section of Antitrust Law, Agriculture and Food Committee Bulletin, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2012)
Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and New Perspectives (with Hugh C. Hansen & Susan Scafidi), West Publishing (forthcoming)
Patent Misuse and Antitrust: An Empirical Study, Edward Elgar Publishing (forthcoming 2013).
"A Critical Assessment of the Legal and Economic Framework of IP-Competition Interface in Singapore" (with Ashish Lall) in Getting the Balance Right: Intellectual Property, Competition Law and Economics in Asia (Robert Ian McEwin ed.), Hart Publishing (2011)
Misconduct in Standard Setting: The Case of Patent Misuse, 51 IDEA 559 (2011)
"Innovation and Access: Legal Strategies in the Interface Between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law" in Firms' Legal Strategies: How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance (Antoine Masson & Mary J. Shariff eds.), Springer Publishing (2010)
Post-eBay: A Brave New World?, European Intellectual Property Review (October 2010)
"Regulating Access to Databases through Antitrust Law: A Missing Perspective in the Database Debate" in Patent v. Competition: A Legal Debate (C. Sri Krishna ed.), ICFAI University Press (2009) Originally published in 2006 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 7
Beyond Microsoft: Intellectual Property, Peer Production and the Law's Concern with Market Dominance, 18 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 291 (2008)
"Beyond Microsoft: Intellectual Property, Peer Production and the Law's Concern with Market Dominance" in International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Vol. 10 (H. Hansen ed.), Hart Publishing (2008)
Copyright Under Siege: An Economic Analysis of the Essential Facilities Doctrine and the Compulsory Licensing of Copyrighted Works, 17 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 481 (2007)