Gregory Dolin

Gregory DolinSenior Scholar


Gregory Dolin is a Senior Scholar at C-IP2 and a Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Professor Dolin’s scholarship centers on patent law with a specific focus on how the patent regime affects innovation, especially in bio-pharmaceutical areas. His work in these areas includes a number of scholarly articles, presentations, amicus briefs, and congressional testimony.

Professor Dolin also serves as a Senior Litigation Counsel for the New Civil Liberties Alliance and sits on the board of directors of the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty.  He is also a member of the Federalist Society’s Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Executive Committee and an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies.

Between 2020 and 2022, Dolin was on leave from his academic position and served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau. During his two years on the Court, then-Justice Dolin published opinions in property, contracts, criminal, administrative, and constitutional law matters.

He has previously served as a member of the Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. From 2017 to 2020, Dolin served on the Clifton T. Perkins Center Advisory Board.

Prior to joining the University of Baltimore School of Law, Dolin held visiting appointments in other law schools. He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Pauline Newman, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the late Hon. H. Emory Widener Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He continues to render service to the Fourth Circuit by representing indigent appellants.

In his spare time, Dolin travels, enjoys museums, opera, translates Russian poetry into English, and consults for various Hollywood shows. He also has a real Russian bear in his office.