Prof. J. Devlin Hartline

Assistant Director, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) and Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Devlin Hartline is Assistant Director at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) and Adjunct Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, in Arlington, Virginia. As Assistant Director, Professor Hartline leads CPIP’s communications and academic advocacy efforts, working closely with CPIP scholars to publicize and promote rigorous research on the law, economics, and history of intellectual property. Professor Hartline’s research agenda spans a broad spectrum of doctrinal and political issues in patent and copyright law, with particular focus on the equitable titles, rights, and remedies of patent and copyright owners. Professor Hartline teaches intellectual property law, including patent law, at Scalia Law.

Professor Hartline holds a J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and an LL.M. with concentrations in intellectual property and constitutional law from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professor Hartline also holds a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and he maintains a personal intellectual property law blog at

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Publications and Multimedia
TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 4-6-17 featuring J. Devlin Hartline
April 06, 2017
Courthouse Steps: TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group Podcast
March 29, 2017