Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Law Fellow
Gregory Passa is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Law Fellow at the George Washington University Law School. His research focuses on intellectual property law, in particular the intersection of patent litigation, prosecution, and examining. Professor Passa's work has appeared in the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society. He also serves as a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School.
Professor Passa received his JD from Columbia Law School where he was a James Kent Scholar. Previously he earned a Masters of Philosophy in Advanced Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge where he received superior marks (US equivalent), and his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University where he graduated summa cum laude. Professor Passa worked at a patent prosecutor, offering his services to under-resourced independent inventors, and has been recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his work. He was a patent litigator at Foley Hoag LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison LLP. Professor Passa also served as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.