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Liz Abigail Brown

Assistant Professor, Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning
Assistant Professor of Business Law
JD, Harvard University, 1996
AB, Harvard University, 1991
Office: Morison Hall 219 | 781.891._2528 | ebrown1@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

As a former partner and commercial litigator in an international law firm specializing in intellectual property, Professor Brown's professional experience informs her teaching and research into business law.  

Teaching Interests

Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Entrepreneurship, Civil Rights

Research Interests

Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Entrepreneurship, Civil Rights

Consulting/Practice Interests

Alternative Careers for Lawyers and Law Students; Women in the Corporate Environment

Professional Links

http://www.lizbrownjd.com

Professional Memberships

Academy of Legal Studies in Business
North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association

Awards and Honors

2013, ABLJ Invited Scholar, American Business Law Journal
2011, Gaylord Jentz Scholar, Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Publications

Journal Articles
Bird, R., Brown, E. (2012). The Protection of Well-Known Foreign Marks in the United States: Potential Global Responses to Domestic Ambivalence. NORTH CAROLINA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND COMMERCIAL REGULATION (38).

Brown, E. (2011). The Legality of Usability Testing on Minors. UX Magazine.

Bird, R. C., Brown, E. (2011). Interactive Regulation. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LAW (13).

Books
Brown, E. (2013). Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have. Brookline, MA: Bibliomotion.

Book Chapters
Brown, E. (2013). The Role of Law in Business Education. In Gordon M. Hardy and Daniel L. Everett (Eds.), The Crucial Fusion: Shaping the Future of Business Education (pp. 142-152). New York, NY: . Palgrave MacMillan

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Brown, E. (2013). "Finding Work You Love with the JD You Have." Presented at the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts's Life After Law, Boston, MA.

Brown, E. (2013). "Finding Work You Love with the JD You Have." Presented at the Harvard Women's Law Association's Life After Law, Cambridge, MA.

Brown, E. (2013). "My Brilliant But Unusual Career." Presented at the Harvard Law School Alumni Association's Celebration 60 (Harvard Law Alumnae), Cambridge, MA.

Brown, E. (2013). "Finding Professional Joy After Law School." Presented at the Women's Bar Association of Maine's Annual Meeting, Portland, ME.

Brown, E. (2013). "Best Practices in Teaching Business Law." Presented at the North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association's NARBLA Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Brown, E. (2012). "How Do You Teach Law to Entrepreneurs?" Presented at the Academy for Legal Studies in Business's ALSB Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Service

University Service
Faculty Advisor for Bentley Microfinance Journal, 2012
Guest Speaker for Emerging Leaders MBA Program - 2013

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Employment and Labor Law , 2013 - 2013

Public Service
Board Member for American Civil Liberties Union, 2010 - 2013