The McCarthy Institute Research Fellowship

Fostering original IP and branding scholarship

The McCarthy Institute sponsors student and faculty research projects from ideation through publication in peer-reviewed law journals. McCarthy Research Fellows pursue innovative and important solutions to pressing interdisciplinary problems at the intersection of trademarks, branding, and consumer behavior. In addition to project funding, McCarthy Research Fellows receive personal guidance from the faculty, advisors, and directors in addition to unique networking opportunities with industry leading professionals.

Read some of the McCarthy Institute work product here.


Current Golden Gate University Law and MBA students interested in joining the McCarthy Institute should contact Prof. David Franklyn directly with details for their proposed research.