Danielle Conway, dean and professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law, joined the law school in July 2015. She is nationally known as a leading expert in public procurement law, entrepreneurship, and as an advocate for minorities and indigenous peoples. Dean Conway teaches in the areas of intellectual property law, licensing intellectual property, international intellectual property law, internet law and policy, and government contract law. Dean Conway has authored numerous books, book chapters, and articles. Her most recent books include Transnational Intellectual Property Law (with Nguyen and Mtima), Licensing Intellectual Property: Theory and Application (with Nguyen and Gomulkiewicz), and Intellectual Property, Software, and Information Licensing: Law and Practice (with Nguyen and Gomulkiewicz). Dean Conway has also delivered numerous speeches since joining Maine Law, predominantly focusing on two themes: first, the role of a public law school in the larger community and, second, the imperative to recapture the narrative of the lawyer and the legal profession. She also has over 25 years of active and reserve service with the U.S. Army and was sworn in to the Maine Army National Guard in 2015. She currently serves as lieutenant colonel.