Symposium

It’s a Barbie World: Intellectual Property, Rights of Publicity, and the Gender Wars

March 7, 2019
CU Wolf Law Building | Boulder, Colorado

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FEATURED BLOG POST

Pleas read our Featured blog post in connection with the event titled “Releasing Rapunzel(s) from the Trademark Tower: A Consumer’s Real Interest in Trademark Registration” by Rebecca Curtin

Professor Curtin is a graduate of Princeton University, where she received her A.B. in English, summa cum laude, and of the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review. Prior to attending law school, she completed her Ph.D. in English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University, and held teaching positions at Harvard University and Brandeis University.

Before joining the faculty at Suffolk Law, Professor Curtin worked as an associate in the IP Transactional practice group at Ropes & Gray LLP, where her practice focused on licensing, collaboration and other commercial agreements involving intellectual property. Professor Curtin teaches courses in Property and Copyright. Her research interests currently include the evolution of intellectual property regimes under the influence of new technologies and licensing transactions.

KEYNOTE & PANELS

03/07/19 8:30am – 9:00am: Continental Breakfast
03/07/19 9:00am – 9:10am: Welcome and Introduction
  • S. James Anaya
    Dean and Charles Inglis Thomson Professor, University of Colorado Law School
  • Kristelia A. García
    Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School; Content Initiative Director, Silicon Flatirons
03/07/19 9:10am – 10:00am: Keynote Book Project Presentations
  • Orly Lobel — Presenter
    Professor, University of San Diego School of Law; Author of “You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side”
  • Jennifer E. Rothman — Presenter
    Professor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; Author of “The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World”
03/07/19 10:00am – 10:15am: Break
03/07/19 10:15am – 11:30am: Roundtable Discussion
  • Kristelia A. García — Moderator
    Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School; Content Initiative Director, Silicon Flatirons
  • Chloe Blaskiewicz — Moderator
    Student, University of Colorado Law School
  • Colleen McCroskey — Moderator
    Student, University of Colorado Law School
  • Ann Bartow
    Professor of Law, University of New Hampshire School of Law; Director, Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property
  • Rebecca Curtin
    Associate Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Boston
  • Casey Fiesler
    Assistant Professor, Information Science, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Orly Lobel
    Professor, University of San Diego School of Law; Author of “You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side”
  • Alexandra J. Roberts
    Associate Professor, Franklin Pierce Faculty Fellow, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Jennifer E. Rothman
    Professor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; Author of “The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World”
  • J. Richard Stevens
    Associate Professor, Media Studies, College of Media, Communication and Information, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Kara W. Swanson
    Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
03/07/19 11:30am – 12:00pm: Audience Q&A
03/07/19 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch Reception and Book Signing