Tim W. Dornis Leuphana University of Lüneburg New York UniversityContact
Tim W. Dornis holds the Chair of Private Law, International Private and Economic Law, and Comparative Law at Leuphana Law School. His scholarship examines questions of market regulation and policymaking in private international law, international economic law, and intellectual property law, with a special focus on economic analysis, socio-legal theory, and comparative perspectives. Tim studied law and economics at the Eberhard-Karls University of Tuebingen (JD equivalent, PhD/Dr. iur.), Columbia Law School (LLM, Kent Scholar), Stanford Law School (JSM, SPILS Fellow), and Zurich University (Habilitation). His post-doctoral thesis, Trademark and Unfair Competition Conflicts: Historical-Comparative, Doctrinal, and Economic Perspectives, was published in 2017 by Cambridge University Press. Before joining Leuphana’s faculty, Tim spent several years practicing in an international law firm and as a tenured civil-law judge in Germany, where he held a number of different positions on the bench and in the Department of Justice. In 2011, he was a Global Hauser Fellow from Practice & Government at NYU Law. In addition to being a Global Professor of Law at the NYU Law in Paris program, Tim is a visiting professor at the Università di Verona. He is also admitted to practice law in New York.
Protection of colour per se: Or, #FreeThePink and the battle over “Magenta”Hart Publishing, Tim W. Dornis, Intellectual Property Excesses (book chapter), Enrico Bonadio and Rory O’Connell (eds.) (forthcoming in 2022)
Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property
Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property