Assistant Professor of Law
About Professor Bock
Since 2013, Prof. Bock has taught Civil Procedure, Patent Law, and Intellectual Property Survey at Memphis Law. His scholarship focuses on the patent system, which he analyzes through the lens of behavioral economics, cognitive psychology, and management science. In 2017, Prof. Bock's article "Behavioral Claim Construction" was selected for presentation at the Stanford/Harvard/Yale Junior Faculty Forum.
J.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley, School of Law; S.B., M.Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)
2000, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Reg. No. 45,482)
2006, District of Columbia
Prior to joining the faculty, Prof. Bock was a Research Fellow and Senior Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, School of Law. He has also worked in-house at a multinational semiconductor company, litigated patent cases in various federal district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and clerked for Judge Alan D. Lourie at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Intellectual Property (esp. Patent Law), Civil Procedure.