Jason Du Mont is the Microsoft Intellectual Property Fellow at Indiana University’s Maurer School of law and a doctoral candidate at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation (IMPRS-CI). While working towards his doctorate, he was a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge's Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) and the New York University (NYU) School of Law. His research focuses on the discordant application of creativity standards in industrial design regimes. Before joining the Max Planck Institute, Mr. Du Mont was the Livsafe IP Program Teaching Fellow at Chicago-Kent College of Law where he taught courses in patent litigation and helped supervise the theses of International IP LLM scholars. He is admitted to the Illinois Bar and United States Patent & Trademark Office.