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.
J.D., University of Pennsylvania
LL.M., Law and Legal Studies Related, Temple University
B.S., Cornell University
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
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. C35.P1-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.
Vacca, R., & Bartow, A. (2021). Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Intellectual Property Jurisprudence. Landslide, 14(Sept/Oct), 5-9.
Bartow, A. (2021). Feminist Methodologies and Intellectual Property. In Handbook of Intellectual Property Research (pp. 761-C47.P64). Oxford University PressOxford. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0048
Contreras, J. L., Bartow, A., Carrier, M. A., Sarnoff, J. D., & Yu, P. K. (2021). Brief of International Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party - Ericsson v. Samsung. University of Utah College of Law Research Paper, (425).
Bartow, A. (2019). Barbie in Bondage: What Orly Lobel's Book "You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side" Tells Us About the Commoditization of the Female Body. Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, 29(Winter 2019), 435-476.
Holbrook, T. R., Bartow, A., Chin, A., Hricik, D. C., Liebesman, Y. J., & Osborn, L. (2018). Brief Amici Curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioner, No. 18-600, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. V. Renesas Electronics America, Inc.. Unknown Journal, (18).
Holbrook, T. R., Bartow, A., Burk, D. L., Harris, D. P., Hricik, D. C., Landers, A. L., . . . Rantanen, J. (2018). Brief of Intellectual Property Law Scholars As Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party, WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011, US Supreme Court.
Bartow, A. M. (2016). A Feminist Rewrite of Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School District. In Feminist Judgments Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (pp. 426-446). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://www.cambridge.org/