Associate Professor of Law
B.A. with Honors and with Distinction, Iowa State University, 2004
J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2007
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Professor Burstein joined the University of Oklahoma College of Law faculty in 2012. She teaches Civil Procedure I/II, Copyright and Design Law.
Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Burstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert W. Pratt in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. She also worked as an intellectual property litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Professor Burstein has a law degree from the University of Chicago and B.A. in Art & Design from Iowa State University.
Professor Burstein’s scholarship focuses on design law, with a particular focus on U.S. design patents. She has participated in design law conferences at University of Oxford, Stanford Law School and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
Upcoming Presentations & Conferences
Moderator, “Protecting Design,” Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting (January 2014).
Presenter, Chicago Intellectual Property Colloquium (January 2014).
Presenter, “Design and the Law,” College Art Association (CAA) 102nd Annual Conference (February 2014).
Panelist, "Design Patents and 3D Printing," Fashion Law Symposium, UC Hastings College of the Law (February 2014).