Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property




Women and the Law Program


Journal of Gender, Social Policy, & the Law


IP/Gender: The Unmapped Connections
April 15, 2005, 4:00-6:00

This program brings together scholars in Intellectual Property and Gender Studies to present innovative scholarship that unites these two fields. The program is sponsored by the American University Washington College of Law Program on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, the Women and the Law Program, and the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy, and the Law.

Peter Jaszi
Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

Distinguished Speakers:

Ann Bartow
Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law
“Fair Use and the Fairer Sex: A Gendered Story of Copyright Law”

Professor Bartow is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She received an LL.M. in Legal Education from Temple University School of Law. Professor Bartow currently teaches Intellectual Property Survey Law, Copyright Law, Trademarks and Unfair Competition Law, Cyberspace Law, and Constitutional Law II - Individual Liberties. She has also taught Patent Law and Property, and in practice specialized in patent litigation. Her scholarship primarily focuses on the intersection between intellectual property laws and public policy concerns.

Sonia Katyal
Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
“The Intellectual Property of Gender”

Professor Katyal received her A.B. from Brown University in 1993, and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1998. Before coming to Fordham, Professor Katyal was an associate specializing in intellectual property litigation in the San Francisco office of Covington & Burling. Prof. Katyal's scholarly work focuses on intellectual property, civil rights, and new media. Her current projects study the relationship between copyright enforcement and privacy (as applied to peer-to-peer technology); and the impact of artistic expression and parody on corporate identity, advertising, and brand equity. Prof. Katyal is also the Chair of the AALS Art Law Section, 2004-05.

Christine Haight Farley
Professor of Law, Washington College of Law

Ann Shalleck
Professor of Law, Washington College of Law





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