Mark D. Janis
- Titled Professor (2010)
- Robert A. Lucas Professor of Law
Indiana University Bloomington
Maurer School of Law
Mark D. Janis teaches and writes in the fields of patents, trademarks/unfair competition, and intellectual property/antitrust. He has a particular interest in intellectual property rights in plants and plant biotechnology. He has published numerous law review articles and is co-author of a two-volume treatise, IP and Antitrust (with Hovenkamp and Lemley), a casebook, Trademarks & Unfair Competition: Law and Policy (with Dinwoodie) and several other books on trademark law. He is a 2000-2001 recipient of the University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Award. He was named a University of Iowa Faculty Scholar for 2002-2006 to conduct research on intellectual property rights in plant biotechnology. In 2006, he was named the H. Blair & Joan V. White Intellectual Property Law Chair at the University of Iowa College of Law. He joined the faculty at the IU Maurer School of Law in 2009.