Andrew Hartman

This adjunct professor is not teaching at Colorado Law this semester.

Experiential Learning Program Director & Adjunct Faculty

University of Colorado Law School
112 Wolf Law Building
401 UCB
Boulder, CO  80309-0401
Office: 112
Phone: (303) 492-5290

Educational Background:
J.D.   Georgetown University Law Center   1989   cum laude
B.A.   University of Michigan   1986  

Andy Hartman is the Program Director for Colorado Law's Schaden Experiential Learning Program and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law since 2001, teaching Introduction to Trademark & Unfair Competition Law and Introduction to Copyright Law. He also has coached trademark moot court teams.

He is the author of The Six Minute Marathon. A Guide to Life as a Lawyer, published by NITA in 2011, and distributed by LexisNexis.

Description: The Six-Minute Marathon: A Guide to Life as a Lawyer

A frequent presenter on intellectual property topics, Mr. Hartman spoke yearly on trademark licensing for the Practising Law Institute from 1996-1999 and on copyright law for the Colorado Bar Association's national CLE program in Vail/Aspen from 2005-2008. Mr. Hartman also presented in Tegucigalpa, Honduras to the federal prosecutors for Central American countries on the subject of United States trade secret laws under a program co-sponsored by the U.S. Government. Mr. Hartman prepared a similar presentation in Guatemala City for the South American prosecutors.

Mr. Hartman has served as an expert witness in copyright and trade secret, statutory construction and beer cases, as well as being nationally known for his expertise in trademark and unfair competition law.

Prior to joining Colorado Law full time in 2009, Mr. Hartman was a partner and the head of the Cooley Litigation department in Colorado and head of the central states Trademark, Copyright & Advertising practice. Mr. Hartman has assisted clients in various intellectual property, litigation, and transactional matters in Colorado and around the nation. Prior to Cooley, Hartman was an associate and partner at Reed Smith/Sachnoff & Weaver in Chicago. Hartman has assisted wide ranging clients from Facebook and eBay to IZZE Beverage Company and Coach leather goods in their IP and other mission critical matters. Mr. Hartman has engaged in active pro bono representation over the years including providing legal assistance to the Boulder Community Foundation, Moving to End Sexual Assault, the University of Colorado, the Dairy Center for the Performing Arts and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation.

Mr. Hartman attended Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, and received a JD with honors in 1989. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received an AB in 1986. He is an active member of the Colorado and Illinois state bars, is admitted before the Federal, 9th and 7th Circuit courts of appeal, as well as multiple Federal district courts, including trial bar admission.

Selected Press, Media & Publicity

NITA Studio 71 Author Interview -- Six Minute Marathon | NITA Studio 71 | Monday, August 20, 2012
The Rebranding of High Fructose Corn Syrup | Discussion by counsel for Western Sugar Cooperative and other sugar producers | Friday, November 4, 2011
'Marathon' Sprints to Niche Big-Law Audience | The Docket | Tuesday, November 1, 2011
CU law students win legal battle for boxer in court | Boulder Daily Camera | Wednesday, March 16, 2011
But first, sue the cheerleaders | The Denver Post Blog | Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Spring 2014 Rothgerber Moot Court Competition LAWS 7106-801
Spring 2014 Trial Competition LAWS 7509-801
Spring 2014 Trial Competition LAWS 7509-802
Spring 2014 Trial Competition LAWS 7509-803
Spring 2014 Extern Program LAWS 7939-901
Fall 2013 Rothgerber Moot Court Competition LAWS 7106-801
Fall 2013 Trademark and Unfair Competition Law LAWS 7341-001
Spring 2013 Copyright LAWS 7301-001