April 10 Tuesday

Copyright Arbitrage, Kristelia Garcia '03, University of Colorado Law School

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12:10PM - 1:00PM
  • Room 128
  • Open To The Public
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In addition to teaching trademark, property, and copyright-related courses, Professor García serves as Director of the Content Initiative at the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Her research is focused on the intersection of law, technology, and economics, with a particular focus on efficiency, competition, private ordering, and distributive justice. Her work has been published in the New York University Law Review and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, among others.

Prior to joining Colorado Law, Professor García was a visiting associate professor and the Frank H. Marks Fellow in Intellectual Property at the George Washington University Law School. She is also a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. As a practicing lawyer, Professor García worked in the music industry in Los Angeles; first at Quinn Emanuel as outside counsel to Napster, then as Director of Business Development in charge of content licensing at MySpace Music, and most recently in digital strategy as Director at Universal Music Group. Prior to her work in music, she was an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.
Professor García graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a BA in Economics and was the recipient of both a Kluge Scholarship for academic achievement and the King's Crown Award for leadership in public service. At Yale Law School, she served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal for Law & Technology and was a co-founder of the school's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.

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