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Donna M. Gitter

Professor of Law

Professor of Law

(646) 312-3602


BA Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences Government 1989
JD University of Pennsylvania Law School

Areas of Expertise:

Comparative intellectual property law, with an emphasis on biotechnology patent law in the United States and European Union

Selected Publications:

Biopharmaceuticals Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Determining the Appropriate Market and Data Exclusivity Periods, 21 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 213 (2013); reprinted in THE CHANGING FACE OF U.S. PATENT LAW AND ITS IMPACT ON BUSINESS STRATEGY (Daniel R. Cahoy & Lynda J. Oswald, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013) (invited contribution to book)

The 1000 Genomes Project, in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY (Matthew Rimmer & Alison McLennan, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012) (invited contribution to book)

Informed by the European Union Experience: What the United States Can Anticipate and Learn From the European Union’s Regulatory Approach to Biosimilars, 41 Seton Hall Law Review 559 (2011) (invited contribution to symposium issue)

The Application of Data Access Policies Designed for Genome-Wide Association Studies to Smaller Scale Databases, 10 The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law 476 (2011) (invited contribution to symposium issue)

Academic Activities:

Lawrence Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College, Mentor to Local Entrepreneurs (2009 - Present)

Member, Zicklin School of Business Committee on Academic Standing (2007-2012)

Member, Zicklin School of Business Graduate Curriculum Committee (2009-2010)

Member, Zicklin School of Business Strategic Planning Committee (2008-2009)

Professional Activities:

Staff Editor, American Business Law Journal, 2003-present

The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law, Reviewer (2011)

Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, Reviewer (2011)

Computer Law & Security Review, Reviewer (2008)

Journal of World Intellectual Property, Reviewer (2006)

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Georgetown University), Reviewer (2006)

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Rubin Faculty Fellowship, Rubin Foundation (2011-2012)

Honoree, Baruch College Faculty Recognition Ceremony (2008-2011)

Zicklin School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)

First Runner Up for Best Academic Paper Award, Second International Conference on Business, Law and Technology, Touro Law Center, Long Island, New York. (June 18, 2008).


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