Professor Yelderman holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and graduated with High Honors from the University of Chicago Law School. He clerked in the United States Court of Appeals for Neil Gorsuch. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Professor Yelderman served in the Telecommunications and Media section of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. He also worked as a Patent Agent in Silicon Valley, representing inventors from Google, Apple, Cisco, and Honda’s humanoid robotics laboratory in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.