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Daryl Lim
Adjunct Professor

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


Daryl Lim is the inaugural Microsoft Teaching and Research Fellow at the Fordham Law School Intellectual Property (“IP”) Law Institute. His teaching at the Law School includes courses on U.S. patent and copyright law, the interface between IP and antitrust law and European IP law. He is a frequent speaker in the U.S. and abroad on the intellectual property and antitrust laws in the United States, European Union, Japan, China, India and Singapore.

His first book, "Patent Misuse: An Empirical Study," will be published by Edward Elgar in early 2011. His articles have been published in leading IP law reviews and books in the U.S, Europe and Asia. His forthcoming publications include a book chapter, ‘’A Critical Assessment of the Legal and Economic Framework of IP-Competition Interface in Singapore” (with Ashish Lall) (Hart Publishing), an essay, "Post-eBay: A Brave New World?" (European Intellectual Property Law Review), and an article, "Misconduct in Standard Setting: The Case for Patent Misuse" (IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review). The latter article won the grand prize in the 2009 International Essay Writing Competition of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (“ATRIP”). Daryl delivered the paper at ATRIP’s annual meeting in Stockholm this summer.

Daryl has graduate law degrees from Stanford University and the National University of Singapore (“NUS”). He also has undergraduate degrees in law from NUS as well as another in economics and management from the London School of Economics. Previously, Daryl was in private IP practice at Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore largest law firm. He also served as an intern in Subordinate Courts and the Legal Policy Department of the Ministry of Law there. While in Europe, Daryl was a residential scholar at the Max Planck Institute for IP, Competition and Tax Law and later at the Queen Mary IP Research Institute.

 Daryl is a non-governmental advisor at the International Competition Network. He has served as an intern on the personal staff of Commissioner William E Kovacic at the Federal Trade Commission and in the chambers of Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.