Kristelia A. García

Associate Professor of Law

401UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Wolf Law Building
Boulder, CO  80309
Office: 425
Phone: (303) 735-6618
E-mail: Kristelia@colorado.edu

Curriculum Vitae:  View (PDF format)

Bio:

In addition to teaching trademark, property, and copyright-related courses, Professor García serves as Director of the Content Initiative a the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Her research is focused on the intersection of law and technology, especially comparative efficiency, access, competition, private ordering and the role and influence of technology on growth, innovation and public policy. Her latest publication, Facilitating Competition by Remedial Regulation, is forthcoming in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

Prior to joining Colorado Law, Professor García was a visiting associate professor and the Frank H. Marks Fellow in Intellectual Property at the George Washington University Law School. She is also a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. As a practicing lawyer, Professor García worked in the music industry in Los Angeles; first at Quinn Emanuel as outside counsel to Napster, then as Director of Business Development in charge of content licensing at MySpace Music, and most recently in digital strategy as Director at Universal Music Group. Prior to her work in music, she was an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

Professor García graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a BA in Economics and was the recipient of both a Kluge Scholarship for academic achievement and the King's Crown Award for leadership in public service. At Yale Law School, she served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal for Law & Technology and was a co-founder of the school's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.



Articles

Facilitating Competition by Remedial Regulation, 31 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 183 (2016).
Penalty Default Licenses: A Case for Uncertainty, 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1117 (2014).
Private Copyright Reform, 20 Mich. Telecom. & Tech. L. Rev. 1 (2013).

Courses:

Spring 2016 Property LAWS 5624-801
Spring 2016 Copyright LAWS 7301-001
Fall 2015 Trademark and Unfair Competition Law LAWS 7341-001
Spring 2015 Property LAWS 5624-801
Fall 2014 Trademark and Unfair Competition Law LAWS 7341-001