Professor Gianino is the Director of the Intellectual Property Clinic in the law school’s Juris Doctor (JD) Program. Through the clinic, he teaches a seminar and supervises law students in providing legal services on a pro bono basis in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and right of publicity. In the law school’s Graduate Degree Programs, he has taught a legal writing course, and he currently teaches an intellectual property survey course.
Prior to joining the law school, Professor Gianino practiced law with Armstrong Teasdale LLP in the firm’s Intellectual Property Services Group. He 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.