Mr Daryl Lim is Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP), Information & Privacy Law at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. The IP Center is a founding IP institution in the United States and is consistently ranked as offering one of the premier IP programs in the country.
Professor Lim is an award-winning author, observer, and commentator of global trends in IP and competition policy and how they influence and are influenced by law, technology, economics, and politics. Thompson Routers (West) selected two of his articles as the best IP articles of the year. He has also contributed to practitioner-focused publications for the American Bar Association, IPWatchdog, IP Watch, and IP Magazine. Legal publications, specialty blogs such as Patently-O, as well as mainstream media sources such as Forbes, Slate, The Daily Journal, RealClearPolicy, and USA Today featured his views on current IP developments.
The Provost appointed him to serve on the University's Promotion and Tenure Committee term from 2020 to 2023, one of nine faculty chosen at the university level. The Provost also selected him to participate in the Faculty-Administrator Leadership Program from 2020 – 2022. The George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law Center for the Protection IP awarded him the Thomas Edison Fellowship in 2019. The Emily C. and John E. Hansen IP Institute at Fordham University School of Law awarded him the Microsoft Professorial Fellowship in 2018.