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 Copyright, Design Law and Civil Procedure.
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 design patents. She has participated in design law conferences at the University of Oxford, Stanford Law School and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
Selected Upcoming Presentations & Conferences
Presenter, Intellectual Property Colloquium Series, Marquette University Law School (March 2014).
Presenter, Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake University Law School (March 2014).
Moderator, “The Rise of Design Protection: From Spoons and Carpets to Smartphones and Cars,” ABA-IPL 29th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference (April 2014).
Presenter, The Patent Conference (PatCon) 4, The University of San Diego School of Law (April 2014).