Emory University School of Law
Professor Nicole N. Morris is a Professor in Practice and Director of the TI:GER program at Emory Law School. TI:GER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) is an innovative partnership between Emory and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) that brings together graduate students in law, business, science and engineering to work on ways to take innovative ideas from the lab to the marketplace. As a Professor in Practice, her areas of expertise include patent law, patent litigation, patent prosecution, IP licensing and strategy.
Prior to joining the Emory faculty, Professor Morris was the former Managing Patent Counsel at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia. While at The Coca-Cola Company, Nicole was responsible for the development and implementation of the Company’s global patent strategy and providing day-to-day advice & counseling to business stakeholders, including freedom-to-operate and competitive assessments and counseling concerning IP related agreements.
Professor Morris has over fifteen years of experience practicing patent law in large and mid-sized law firms. Professor Morris also worked as an engineer for six years with 3M and Eli Lilly and has over twenty-five years of experience working with consumer products and technology commercialization.
Professor Morris is a frequent speaker on innovation topics including technology commercialization strategy, patent strategy and IP licensing.
Teaching technology in law school is now more important than ever. With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, what technology should be taught in the classroom? How can institutions design and implement technology instruction? In this session, you’ll hear examples and best practices from academics that have “been there, done that” and have ideas […]
Law schools have a great opportunity to prepare lawyers to revolutionize law practice by teaching high level and innovative technology courses. Concepts such as legal analytics, legal project management and process improvement, block chain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, and more are making their way into law schools.