Graeme Dinwoodie

Visiting Professor of Law


Graeme Dinwoodie is a prolific intellectual property scholar of international renown. From 2009 to 2018, he was Professor of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at the University of Oxford, where he was also Director of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre and a Professorial Fellow of St. Peter’s College.  Immediately prior to taking up the IP Chair at Oxford, Professor Dinwoodie was for several years a Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law.  During that time, Professor Dinwoodie led Chicago-Kent's Program in Intellectual Property Law, helping to build the program’s international reputation.  From 2005 to 2009, he also held a Chair in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary College, University of London.  Professor Dinwoodie rejoined Chicago-Kent in 2018 upon his appointment as Global Professor of Intellectual Property Law, and in 2022 was made a University Distinguished Professor.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Conflicts of Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Design Law


  • J.S.D., Columbia Law School
  • L.L.M., Harvard Law School
  • L.L.B., University of Glasgow

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