Devlin Hartline

Devlin HartlineAssistant Director

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Devlin Hartline joined CPIP’s leadership team in May of 2015. As Assistant Director, Devlin 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. Prior to joining the CPIP team, Devlin participated as a Fellow in CPIP’s Mark Twain Copyright Fellowship program. Devlin’s research agenda at CPIP spans a broad spectrum of doctrinal and political issues in patent and copyright law, and he teaches patent law at Mason Law.

Devlin holds a J.D. 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. Devlin also holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he studied mathematics. He maintains a personal intellectual property law blog at