Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz is a Senior Scholar and Director of Academic Programs at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP). He also serves as an Associate Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Development at Southern Illinois University. Professor Schultz writes and speaks frequently around the world about the importance of legal institutions that support the creative and innovative industries.


Posts by Mark Schultz


It’s Time to Fix the Global Patent System Before It Breaks Under the Weight of New Applications

Patent offices are failing to keep up with the growth of the innovation economy and the resulting increase in patent applications. Unfortunately, the problem could easily get …
By Mark Schultz & Kevin Madigan
3 years ago 6

Protecting property rights in works of authorship spurs creative innovations

Today, copyright drives innovation in the creative industries and in other industries as well, providing tremendous economic benefits to our economy. The outputs of the creative industries …