Salvatore B. Gianino

Assistant Professor of Practice and Director, Intellectual Property Clinic


J.D., Washington University, 2007
B.S., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-7960
Email:  sgianino@wustl.edu 


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 126


Tina Parker - (314) 935-7238

Courses Taught

Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic (EIP)
Intellectual Property
Legal Writing


Tore Gianino is the Director of the Intellectual Property Clinic in the law school’s Juris Doctor (JD) Program, focusing on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and right of publicity matters. Tore also teaches Intellectual Property and Legal Writing courses in the law school’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law Program and the law school’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program.

Prior to joining Washington University School of Law, Tore practiced law with Armstrong Teasdale LLP in the firm’s Intellectual Property Services Group. He focused his practice on providing patent counsel to individuals and companies of all sizes in a variety of technological fields, as well as preparing and prosecuting patent applications both domestically and before the European Patent Office.

Tore is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in patent cases, and he has served as chair of the Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.