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Monday, May 12, 2014

Professor Mary LaFrance Attends Several Conferences

Mary LaFrance is the IGT Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law.

On May 10, Professor LaFrance attended the Charting the New Frontiers of IP Protection of Fashion Brands and Designs conference in Hong Kong. The conference is hosted by the University of Hong Kong Law and Technology Center and the Fashion Law Institute in New York.

From May 10 to 14, Professor LaFrance is attending the International Trademark Association's Annual Conference in Hong Kong. At the conference, she will present on the topic of "Can Trademark Law Circumvent Copyright's First Sale Rule for Imported Copies?"

On May 15 and 16, she will attend the Leveraging Creativity: Artists, Entrepreneurship, and Intellectual Property Law conference, hosted by the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University Bloomington. Professor LaFrance's presentation topic will be "Performers as Authors?"

Professor LaFrance’s teaching and research interests include domestic and international intellectual property law, as well as the taxation of intellectual property.