Christine Haight Farley

Professor of Law

Office: Room 346
Phone: 202-274-4171
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Christine Haight Farley is a Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. She teaches courses on Intellectual Property Law, Trademark Law, International and Comparative Trademark Law, International Intellectual Property Law, Design Protection Law and Art Law. Professor Farley served as Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs from 2007 to 2011 and as Co-Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property from 2005 to 2009. She is the author of numerous articles on intellectual property law and a forthcoming casebook on international trademark law. Professor Farley has taught IP courses in Puerto Rico, Paris, India and Italy. She has given lectures on intellectual property law in numerous countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. Professor Farley frequently appears in the media as an IP expert and is regularly invited to speak at ABA, AIPLA and INTA conferences. She currently serves on an INTA Presidential Task Force on Brands and Innovation, and has recently been selected as a Fulbright Specialist for intellectual property law. Before teaching, Professor Farley was an associate specializing in intellectual property litigation with Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman in New York. She holds a BA (Binghamton University), JD (University of Buffalo), LL.M (Columbia University), and a JSD (Columbia University).

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Areas of Specialization

  • Art Law
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Internet and Computer Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Intellectual Property

Degrees & Universities

  • B.A., Binghamton University
  • J.D., University at Buffalo Law School
  • LL.M., Columbia Law School
  • J.S.D., Columbia Law School