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Intellectual Property Licensing Law Legislative Seminar

Cyrus Habib

Distinguished Lawmaker in Residence


Cyrus Habib joined the law school faculty in 2013 as Distinguished Lawmaker in Residence.  He teaches an upper level survey on intellectual property Licensing and a seminar on legislation.  He is interested in a number of legal issues at the intersection of technology and public policy.

Professor Habib represents the 48th Legislative District in the Washington House of Representatives, where he serves as Vice Chair of the Committee on Technology and Economic Development. He is also an attorney at Perkins Coie, where his work has focused on emerging companies, licensing and technology, and corporate governance and transactions. He assists high-growth technology, venture-backed, and emerging and early-stage companies in a number of industries.

Professor Habib is a graduate of Columbia, Oxford and the Yale Law School, where he served as an Editor of the Yale Law Journal. He is also a Rhodes Scholar, a Truman Scholar, and a Soros Fellow.  He serves on a number of nonprofit boards and appointed commissions.