Nicole Morris

Emory University School of Law

Nicole N. Morris is a member of the faculty at Emory University School of Law. She is a Professor in Practice and Director of the TI:GER program. 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.

Professor Morris has over sixteen years of experience practicing patent law in large and mid-sized law firms and has represented clients in patent and trademark litigation matters, as well as patent prosecution matters. Prior to joining the Emory faculty, Professor Morris was the former Managing Patent Counsel at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia. 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 the legal implications of technology, innovation strategy, patent strategy and IP licensing.

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