Brian Love

Brian J. Love

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


In addition to teaching at USF, Brian Love is an associate professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law, where he also serves as co-director of the school’s High Tech Law Institute. His research focuses on patent law and policy, and he teaches courses in patent law, intellectual property law, and remedies. Prior to joining Santa Clara, Brian was a lecturer and teaching fellow at Stanford Law School, where he ran the LLM program in Law, Science, & Technology.

He also practiced law in Fish & Richardson’s litigation department and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable David C. Godbey of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Research Areas

  • Patent Law
  • Empirical Legal Studies
  • Remedies


  • Stanford Law School, JD
  • The University of Texas at Austin, BS in Electrical Engineering

Prior Experience

  • Associate Professor of Law, and Co-Director of the High Tech Law Institute, Santa Clara University
  • Lecturer in Law, and Teaching Fellow in Law, Science & Technology, Stanford Law School