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Garcia, Kristelia A Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Professor Garcia's research is focused on the intersection of law, technology, and economics, with a particular focus on efficiency, competition, private ordering, and distributive justice.

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  • intellectual property, copyright, trademark, digital copyright, statutory licensing, music licensing, law and economics, antitrust, behavioral economics, content licensing, regulation of copyrighted content, regulation v antitrust, artists' rights, innovation policy, law and technology, comparative efficiency, distributive justice

Publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • LAWS 7301 - Copyright
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Examines state and federal laws relating to the protection of works of authorship ranging from traditional works to computer programs. Studies the1976 Copyright Act as well as relevant earlier acts. Gives attention to state laws, such as interference with contractual relations, the right of publicity, moral right, protection of ideas and misappropriation of trade values, that supplement federal copyright. Same as TLEN 5265.
  • LAWS 8036 - Seminar: Special Topics in Intellectual Property
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Applies copyright doctrine to the digital music contexts. Topics may include but are not limited to radio, compulsory licensing, performance rights, sampling, user generated content, term extension, termination rights, open-access and the public domain, emerging technologies and infringement, social implications of copyright legislation, digital fair use and the first sale doctrine and moral rights for users and artists.

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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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