Boston University School of Law

Stacey L. Dogan

Law Alumni Scholar
Professor of Law

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School

Phone: 617.353.3142

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Interests: intellectual property law; trademark law; copyright law

Professor Stacey Dogan is a leading scholar in intellectual property and competition law.  She has written many articles on the application of trademark and copyright law to the online environment, with a particular emphasis on the role of intermediaries such as Napster and Google.

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. In the fall of 2008, she became the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Copyright Society, a peer-reviewed copyright journal.  She is also the incoming chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Association of American Law Schools.   She 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. She has also participated in executive training sessions through the Northeastern University high-technology MBA program.

Before joining the BU faculty, Professor Dogan taught for over a decade at Northeastern University School of Law, where she focused on intellectual property and antitrust law. She came to teaching after several years practicing law with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling, where she specialized in antitrust litigation. 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

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