Boston University School of Law
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Stacey L. Dogan

Law Alumni Scholar
Professor of Law

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School

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Phone: 617-353-3142

Areas of Expertise:

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Antitrust Law

Recent Course Topics:

  • Trademark and Unfair Competition
  • Intellectual Property and the Internet
  • Property Law
  • The Nature of Inquiry (Kilachand Honors College)

Professor Stacey Dogan is a leading scholar in intellectual property and competition law. Her recent articles explore cutting-edge topics in trademark, copyright, and right of publicity law, including questions of intermediary liability, the rights of trademark parodists, and evolving norms underlying trademark law.

Professor Dogan has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences, and her writings have appeared in journals including the Stanford Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Iowa Law Review and Texas Law Review. She has served as chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Association of American Law Schools, and was co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Copyright Society from 2008 to 2011. Dogan is an active participant in educational programs with the local bar, leading seminars and discussions for the Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and the Massachusetts Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Before joining the BU faculty, Professor Dogan taught for more than a decade at Northeastern University School of Law, where she focused on intellectual property and antitrust law. She came to teaching after several years of practicing law with the Washington, DC law firm of Covington & Burling, where she specialized in antitrust, trademark, and copyright law. After law school, she practiced with Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in San Francisco and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judith Rogers of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.


Book chapters

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