Betsy Rosenblatt, JD

Professor of Law
School of Law
Oliver C. Schroeder Jr. Distinguished Research Scholar and Associate Director
Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
School of Law

Professor Betsy Rosenblatt teaches intellectual property courses including Copyright Law and Trademark Law. Before joining the faculty of Case Western Reserve, Prof. Rosenblatt has taught at University of Tulsa Law School, U.C. Davis Law School, Whittier Law School, USC Gould School of Law, UCLA Law School, Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and University of Maastricht (Netherlands).

After graduating from Harvard Law School, Prof. Rosenblatt practiced intellectual property litigation at the firm of Irell & Manella in Los Angeles, where she specialized in the areas of entertainment, copyright, trademark, and patent law. She represented clients in television, video game, film, semiconductor, DNA microarray, consumer electronics and other industries. She currently volunteers as the Chair of the Legal Committee of the Organization for Transformative Works (

Professor Rosenblatt's scholarship focuses on intellectual property theory and intersections between intellectual property law and social justice. Her work has been published by the U.C. Irvine Law Review, U.C. Davis Law Review, Florida Law Review, Florida State Law Review, DePaul Law Review, Colorado Law Review, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender and University of Ottawa Press, among others. She is a frequent speaker at scholarly conferences as well as more popular venues like San Diego Comic Con.

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Teaching Information

Courses Taught

Copyright Law
Trademark Law
Law Review


Bachelor of Arts
Music and Russian Studies
Williams College
Juris Doctorate
Harvard Law School