Clinical Associate Professor


JD, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law; Certificate in Intellectual Property; Certificate of Distinction

MBA, University of Akron; Finance/Marketing

BBA, University of Toledo; Operations Management/Information Systems

Teaching Areas:
Law and Entrepreneurship
Transactional Intellectual Property

Research Interests:
Evaluating Early Stage Companies
IP Strategies in Startup Businesses
Food and Beverage Startups


Jeff works in the UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic supervising students' representation of startup businesses. He (re)designs many of the Clinic's systems and processes to make handling large caseloads more manageable for both students and supervisors. He leads the Clinic's initiatives in food and beverage and has written and spoken frequently on issues facing startups in the food and beverage industry. 

Jeff began his career as a web application and software developer; he developed some of the first corporate intranets and internet-enabled business processes. Since then he has also worked in private practice and started two companies. 

You can follow him on Twitter at @jmglazer