Cox, Phelan, and Terrell to Teach Intellectual Property Courses at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law During Spring 2019 Semester

March 2, 2019
Chicago, IL

Partner and Chair of IP Transactions, Pamela L. Cox, and partners Ryan N. Phelan and Nicholas K. Terrell will serve as adjunct professors at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law during the Spring 2019 semester for the Master of Science in Law program.

Ms. Cox returns to teach “Introduction to Intellectual Property Licensing” starting Monday, March 2, 2019. The course will cover the structure and function of license agreements with a focus on what a business professional needs to understand about licensing.

Mr. Phelan and Mr. Terrell will co-teach “Patenting Software Inventions” starting Thursday, May 9, 2019. The course will cover current topics relating to patenting software inventions, with a particular emphasis on patent eligibility.

See Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law’s Master of Science in Law program for further details.

Pamela L. Cox concentrates on counseling related to intellectual property transactions, protection, and transfer for clients ranging from multinational corporations to non-profit institutions. As a patent attorney who has managed intellectual property portfolios in-house, Ms. Cox understands her clients’ intellectual property and agreement needs, and remains passionately engaged until their strategic objectives are achieved.

Ryan N. Phelan has extensive experience in computer system and software design, engineering, development and related technologies. Mr. Phelan has represented numerous Fortune 500 clients with patent matters in technical areas including electrical and software engineering, internet and e-commerce, computer networking, encryption and security, finance, insurance, consumer electronics, and mobile and telecommunications.

Nicholas K. Terrell focuses his practice on patent prosecution and advising relating to software and process systems. Mr. Terrell has worked on a variety of patent, copyright, and trademark cases. Before joining Marshall Gerstein, he was a corporate attorney, an economist, and a web developer.