Mark McKenna

- Notre Dame Law School

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Mark McKenna is an Associate Professor at the Notre Dame Law School.  He teaches a variety of intellectual property courses, including Trademarks and Unfair Competition, Survey of Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Advanced Topics in Trademark Law.  He also teachers the first year Torts course.  Professor McKenna is widely recognized as a leading scholar in the trademark area, and he has also written about copyright, the right of publicity, and the intersection of different intellectual property regimes.  His articles have been published or will be published in the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, the University of Illinois Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the William & Mary Law Review, the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, and the Lewis & Clark Law Review, among others.  He is also a co-author, with Craig Nard and Michael Madison, of the Third Edition of The Law of Intellectual Property (Aspen) (forthcoming 2010).

Professor McKenna joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty on a permanent basis in the Fall of 2008 after visiting for a semester in the Spring of 2008.  He was previously an Assistant Professor of Law at Saint Louis University.  Before entering the academy in 2003, Professor McKenna practiced with the intellectual property firm of Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson, where he litigated trademark and copyright cases and advised clients on a variety of intellectual property matters.  He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Virginia School of Law.