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Dennis Corgill, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Courses Taught

Contracts, Patent Law


Professor Corgill received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago.  His law degree is from Yale, where he was an associate on Yale Studies in World Public Order, the predecessor to the Yale Journal of International Law.

Practice Areas

After graduating from law school, Professor Corgill practiced for six years, including two years in the Office of Policy Planning for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Professor Corgill then taught for nineteen years at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Widener University, and Santa Clara University.  More recently, Professor Corgill returned to practice in Silicon Valley where he practiced intellectual property law from 2005 to 2009.  He then returned to academics and has taught at St. Thomas University (Florida) and Marquette University.

Honors and Awards

Professor Corgill has been recognized as an outstanding teacher, and his articles have appeared in the Tulane Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Fordham Law Review, B.Y.U. Law Review, and Pittsburg Law Review.  He is regularly invited to lecture on United States unfair competition law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.