Ann Bartow

Ann Bartow
Phone: (603) 513-5106
Office: UNH School of Law, 2 White Street, Concord, NH 03301

Ann Bartow joined the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law in 2015. She previously held tenured faculty appointments at Pace Law School and the University of South Carolina School of Law. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Professor Bartow was a Fulbright Scholar at Tongji University in Shanghai, China. She teaches Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Survey of Intellectual Property Law, Art Law and Torts. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection between intellectual property laws and public policy concerns, privacy and technology law, and feminist legal theory, and she has published numerous articles and book chapters on these subjects.   Professor Bartow has served as chair and a past advisory board member of the American Association of Law Schools Executive Committee of the Defamation and Privacy Section, and also a past chair and past advisory board member the Intellectual Property Law Section. She  is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), and also a member of the American Law Institute. Prior to entering the academy in 1995, Professor Bartow practiced law at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen (later known as Bingham McCutchen LLP and now merged with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius) in San Francisco. She began her teaching career as an Honorable Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple University School of Law, where she also received an LL.M. in Legal Education and later served as a visiting professor. Professor Bartow has also taught as a visitor at the University of Florida School of Law, American University Washington College of Law, the University of Dayton School of Law and the University of Idaho College of Law.
Ann Bartow


Courses Taught

  • LGP 927: Gender & the Law
  • LGP 960: Torts
  • LIP 912: Copyright Law
  • LIP 944: Fund of Intellectual Property
  • LIP 960: Art Law
  • LRS 905: Independent Study


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • LL.M., Law and Legal Studies Related, Temple University
  • B.S., Cornell University

Selected Publications

  • Vacca, R., & Bartow, A. (2022). The Jurisprudential Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. R. Vacca, & A. Bartow (Eds.), NYU Press.

  • Bartow, A. C. (n.d.). Invisible Women and Intangible Property. In The Oxford Handbook of Feminism and Law in the United States (pp. 610-C35.N94). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780197519998.013.35

  • Vacca, R., & Bartow, A. (2022). Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Copyright Jurisprudence. Nevada Law Journal, 22, 431.

  • Bartow, A. (2021). Feminist Methodologies and Intellectual Property. In Handbook of Intellectual Property Research (pp. 761-776). Oxford University PressOxford. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0048