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Janet Freilich

Fordham Law Professor Janet Freilich

Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae
Telephone: 212-636-6824
Email: [email protected]
Office: 8-120

Faculty Assistant: Joseph Nolfo
Email: [email protected]

Research and Teaching Areas

Patent Law; Intellectual Property; Civil Procedure


Professor Janet Freilich writes and teaches in the areas of patent law, intellectual property, and civil procedure.She has published in Science, the Virginia Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, the UC Irvine Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, and others. She has received the Fordham Law Dean's Distinguished Research Award, the Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize, the Irving Oberman Memorial Award in Intellectual Property, and the Cloud Based Research Computing Project Award.

Professor Freilich was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. She was Harvard Law School’s inaugural postdoctoral fellow in private law and intellectual property with the Program on the Foundations of Private Law. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and summa cum laude from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology

Selected Publications