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Joseph F. Rice School of Law


Ned Snow

Title: Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Ray Taylor Fair Professor of Law
Joseph F. Rice School of Law
Phone: 803-777-8064 [faculty suite]; 803-576-6786 [Dean's Suite]

1525 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29208


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Ned Snow


Professor Ned Snow teaches Intellectual Property, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, and Property. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of morality, intellectual property, and the Constitution. An author of more than twenty law review articles, he has recently published an academic book with Oxford University Press, Intellectual Property and Immorality, as well as two casebooks with Carolina Academic Press, Intellectual Property: A Survey of the Law and Patent Law: Fundamentals of Doctrine and Policy (with Dan Brean). He currently serves as Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Scholarship.

Prior to joining the University of South Carolina law faculty, Professor Snow held academic appointments at the University of Arkansas School of Law and Brigham Young University Law School. He practiced law in the Dallas office of Baker Botts LLP, and following law school, he clerked for Judge Edith Brown Clement of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Professor Snow earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University.


  • Intellectual Property (LAWS 724)
  • Patent Law (LAWS 722)
  • Copyright Law (LAWS 723)
  • Trademark Law (LAWS 713)
  • Property (LAWS 509)

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