Kristelia A. García

Kristelia A. García

Title: Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Frank H. Marks Administrative Fellow

Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052

B.A., Columbia University; J.D., Yale University

Biographical Sketch
Professor García is a Visiting Associate Professor and the Frank H. Marks Fellow in Intellectual Property. Her research is focused on the intersection of law and technology, especially as pertains to digital music and copyright.

Before coming to GW Law, Professor García worked in the music industry in Los Angeles; first at Quinn Emanuel where she served as outside counsel to Napster, then as Director of Business Development in charge of content licensing at MySpace Music, and most recently in digital strategy as Director at Universal Music Group. Prior to her work in music, Professor García was an Associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

Professor García graduated cum laude from Columbia University, where she received a B.A. in Economics and was the recipient of both a Kluge Scholarship and the King’s Crown Award for leadership in public service. Professor García attended Yale Law School, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal for Law & Technology and was a co-founder of Yale Law School’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Her latest work, Private Copyright Reform, is available on her SSRN Author page link below. Her forthcoming project, “Artists’ Copyright: An Empirical Analysis of Ex Ante & Ex Poste Justifications for Copyright," was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship Research Grant from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University School of Law.

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