Nicole Morris

Emory University School of Law

Nicole is the Director of TI:GER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) – an innovative partnership between Emory and Georgia Institute of Technology that brings together graduate students in law, business, science and engineering to work on ways to take innovative ideas from the lab to the marketplace. As a Professor in Practice, Nicole’s areas of expertise include patent law, patent litigation, IP licensing and strategy.  Prior to joining the Emory faculty, Morris was the former managing patent counsel at The Coca-Cola Company. She has over ten years of experience practicing patent law in large and mid-sized law firms and worked as an engineer for six years with 3M and Eli Lilly. Nicole is a frequent speaker on patent law topics and a member of many professional legal associations and licensed to practice in many states.  Nicole has a law degree from the University of Minnesota, MS in Chemistry from the University of Michigan and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.