Ted Sichelman is the Judith Keep Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he is also a Herzog Endowed Scholar; director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Markets; founder and director of the Center for Computation, Mathematics, and the Law; and founder and director of the Technology Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic.
Sichelman earned a bachelor’s degree in the history of philosophy of science from Stanford University and a master’s degree in Physics from Florida State University. He founded and ran a venture capital-backed software and services company, Unified Dispatch, which was later acquired by a publicly traded company.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, he clerked for the A. Wallace Tashima of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He practiced in the areas of intellectual property litigation and appeals at the law firms of Heller Ehrman and Irell & Manella. In 2008 and 2009, he was a Kauffman Foundation Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 2009.