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  1. Litigation: 50%
    23 years
  2. Appeals: 30%
    23 years
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 20%
    23 years

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5998 Alcala Pk Warren Hall
San Diego, CA, 92110



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Herzog Endowed ScholarUniversity of San Diego School of Law2007
Thorsnes Prize for Excellence in TeachingUniversity of San Diego School of Law2006
Thorsnes Prize for Excellence in TeachingUniversity of San Diego School of Law1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ProfessorUniversity of San Diego School of Law1995 - Present
N/AQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Oliver1992 - 1995
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Frommert v. ConkrightOral Argument in Jan/Feb 2010
LaRue v. DeWolff, 128 S.Ct. 1020 (2008)Victory
Sereboff v. MAMSI, 547 U.S. 356 (2006)Affirmed
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Publication NameTitleDate
Commercializing InnovationPatents As Options2009
Tennessee Law ReviewSubstitution2006
University of Cincinnati Law ReviewThe Radical Necessity Defense2005
University of Illinois Law ReviewEncumbered Shares2005
Arizona State Law JournalGaming the GVR2004
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Univ Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Dartmouth CollN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988