Colloquium Faculty


Professor Edward Lee

EDWARD LEE: Professor Lee is a 1995 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was an editor and co-chair of the books and commentaries office of the Harvard Law Review. In 1992, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Williams College with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy (highest honors) and classics. Previously, Professor Lee was a legal writing instructor at Stanford Law School and an attorney at Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society, where he supervised students involved in public interest litigation related to law and technology and the Internet. From 1996 to 1999, Professor Lee was a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Mayer, Brown & Platt, working at all levels of trial and appellate litigation, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Immediately following law school, he clerked for the Honorable John T. Noonan Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Lee’s research focuses on the ways in which the Internet, technological development, and globalization challenge existing legal paradigms.

GRAEME B. DINWOODIE: Professor Dinwoodie holds a First Class Honors LL.B. degree in Private Law from the University of Glasgow, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a J.S.D. from Columbia Law School. He was the Burton Fellow in residence at Columbia Law School for 1988-89, working in the field of intellectual property law, and a John F. Kennedy Scholar at Harvard Law School for 1987–88. From 2001 to 2009, Professor Dinwoodie led Chicago-Kent’s Program in Intellectual Property Law, helping to build the program’s international reputation before he departed to take up the IP Chair at Oxford. Professor Dinwoodie first joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 2000 from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was a three-time recipient of the Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Dinwoodie rejoined the law school faculty in 2016, after a seven-year hiatus, on his appointment as a University Professor, which is reserved for “highly distinguished faculty who may be appointed by the President [of Illinois Institute of Technology] in recognition of their national reputations.” He remains a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Oxford.

GREG REILLY: Professor Reilly graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Professor Reilly received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Georgetown University. Between college and law school, he taught 7th grade with Teach for America in eastern North Carolina. Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty, Professor Reilly held a tenure-track appointment at California Western School of Law and was a Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He previously spent five years as an associate in the San Diego office of Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he had extensive appellate and district court experience litigating patent, trademark, complex commercial, and products liability cases. Professor Reilly’s research and teaching interests are at the intersection of intellectual property and federal courts/procedure, with a particular focus on how institutions and decision makers resolve patent disputes.


Professor Cynthia M. HoCYNTHIA M. HO: Professor Ho obtained her B.A. from Boston University and J.D. from Duke Law School. At Duke, she was the research editor of the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law. After graduation from law school, she became an associate with the New York firm of Fish & Neave where her practice included intellectual property litigation, as well as patent prosecution. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Professor Ho supervises Loyola’s intellectual property and technology curriculum. She teaches Civil Procedure, Comparative Perspectives on Patent Law, Policy and Health Care, Intellectual Property Law, IP and the Internet and a Patent Law Seminar.

Professor Matthew SagMATTHEW SAG: Professor Sag received his B.A. degree and L.L.B. with honors from Australian National University. He clerked for Justice Paul Finn of the Federal Court of Australia. Professor Sag also practiced as an IP attorney with Arnold & Porter in the United Kingdom and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Silicon Valley. He was also a visiting faculty member at Northwestern University School of Law and the University of Virginia School of Law. Professor Sag focuses his research on Law and economics and intellectual property.