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Race and Intellectual Property: The Color of Creatorship
September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Color of Creatorship: Intellectual Properties, Racial Scripts, and the Making of Americans (Stanford University Press) investigates the historical relationships between copyright, trademark, and patent law and the articulation of (white) citizenship.
Meet Our Speaker:
Anjali Vats teaches courses in the areas of race, rhetoric, law, and media studies. Her research is focused on rhetorics of race in law and popular culture. She has published articles in the Quarterly Journal of Speech and Communication, Culture & Critique.
Professor Vats holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Washington, a J.D. from Emory University School of Law, and an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and Policy from the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to becoming a professor, she clerked for the Honorable A. William Maupin of the Supreme Court of Nevada.