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James G. Conley

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James Conley is a clinical professor at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering. He also serves as a visiting professor at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.
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James G. Conley

  • Academic
  • Practitioner
  • Author

James Conley is a clinical professor at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering. He also serves as a visiting professor at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.
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Key Expertise Areas

RESEARCH

Professor Conley’s research investigates innovation and competitive advantage through intellectual capital, intellectual property, e-commerce, product development, product design and engineering management.

TEACHING

Professor Conley creates and teaches courses on Innovation, Intellectual Capital Management, and Intangibles Management in general to both graduate students and executive education audiences.

TRAINING/CONSULTING

Professor Conley advises and consults with various corporations and governments across the globe, including the World Intellectual Property Organization, Lexis Nexis IP, Microsoft, SABIC, Sony Corp and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Notable Publications

Innovation & Intellectual Property in the curriculum

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Shape of the things to come
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

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R & D Management

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Value Articulation: A Framework for the Strategic Management of IP

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Teaching and Interviews​

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Service to the global community

Professor Conley with Caribbean ministers in 2018

IP Awareness Summit UC Berkeley March 2020

Abo Akademi Finland 2019

Patent Sight Summit Bonn Germany 2019

ILIPA Formation Event 2020

World Intellectual Property Organization HQ Geneva 2018 CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO. Photo: WIPO/E.Berrod