Jeffrey Glazer

Clinical Associate Professor, Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic


JD, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law; Certificate in Intellectual Property; Certificate of Distinction

MBA, University of Akron; Finance/Marketing

BBA, University of Toledo; Operations Management/Information Systems


Jeff works in the UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic supervising students' representation of startup businesses. He (re)designs many of the Clinic's systems and processes to make handling large caseloads more manageable for both students and supervisors. He leads the Clinic's initiatives in food and beverage, agriculture, information technology, data privacy, and public policy.

Jeff has written and spoken frequently on issues facing startups in the food and beverage industry, agriculture (including CBD and cannabis), data privacy, cryptocurrency and blockchain, and technology in the law. 

Jeff began his career as a web application and software developer; he developed some of the first corporate intranets and internet-enabled business processes. Since then he has also worked in private practice and started multiple companies. 

Research Interests

  • Evaluating Early Stage Companies
  • IP Strategies in Startup Businesses
  • Food and Beverage Startups


  • Jeff Glazer, Tami Patel and Charles von Simson presented “In Your Corner: Starting and Running Your Hustle,” in August 2020, in partnership with Urban Triage, Freedom, Inc., and our Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic. UW Law student Miranda Salazar helped coordinate the event, which was geared toward supporting Black entrepreneurship and businesses.

  • Jeff Glazer presented a virtual Lunch & Learn, "Legal Advice for Startups," in May. The event was part of a series for small businesses in the Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin.

  • Jeff Glazer was a co-presenter for “Ethics of Lawyering in a Digital World,” UW Law's January 2020 CLE workshop. Organized by the Law School's Office of Continuing Legal Education, the annual event is free to Wisconsin attorneys.

Teaching Areas

  • Copyright
  • Cyberlaw
  • Food & Drug Law
  • Law and Entrepreneurship
  • Trademarks
  • Transactional Intellectual Property
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