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Barton Beebe


Barton Beebe is a Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, where he specializes in the doctrinal, empirical, and cultural analysis of intellectual property law. He has been the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Professor Beebe has also taught courses at the Centre d'Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle at the Université de Strasbourg, the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China. In 2007, Professor Beebe was a Special Master in the case of Louis Vuitton Malletier v. Dooney & Bourke, Inc., No. 04 Civ. 2990 (SAS) (S.D.N.Y.). His published works include Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code, 123 Harvard Law Review 809 (2010), and An Empirical Study of U.S. Copyright Fair Use Opinions, 1978-2005, 156 Pennsylvania Law Review 549 (2008). He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago, J.D. from Yale Law School, and his Ph.D. in English Literature from Princeton University.

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