Faculty Colloquium: David McGowan (USD)

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Faculty Colloquium: David McGowan (USD)

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Date and Time

  • Friday, February 14, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Warren Hall, Faculty Reading Room

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




David McGowan 

Lyle L. Jones Professor of Competition and Innovation Law; Director,                                                                Center for Intellectual Property Law & Markets 

Areas of Expertise

Professional Responsibility, Contracts, Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Ethics, Law and Technology, White-Collar Crime

Professional Experience

McGowan clerked for the Hon. A. Raymond Randolph of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He practiced in San Francisco with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, where he was elected a director shortly before moving to academia. McGowan taught at the University of Minnesota School of Law from 1998 to 2005. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 2005.

Honors and Affiliations

McGowan was associate editor of the California Law Review and a member of the national moot court team at the University of California, Berkeley. He is affiliated with Durie Tangri LLP in San Francisco and is a member of the Order of the Coif.


  • JD, 1990, University of California, Berkeley
  • BA, 1986, University of California, Los Angeles 

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