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Ann Bartow

Ann Bartow
Ann Bartow

Professor of Law

B.S., Cornell University
J.D., University of Pennsylvania
LL.M., in legal education,Temple University

(914) 422-4097
Office: P219

Jennifer Chin
Office: P201
(914) 422-4263


Professor Ann Bartow joined the Pace Law School faculty in 2011 from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Professor Bartow was a Fulbright Scholar at Tongji University in Shanghai, China. She teaches Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Survey of Intellectual Property Law, Art Law and Torts. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection between intellectual property laws and public policy concerns, privacy and technology law, and feminist legal theory, and she has published numerous articles and book chapters on these subjects.  

Professor Bartow is the past Chair and a current member of the American Association of Law Schools Executive Committee of the Defamation and Privacy Section. She  is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC). Professor Bartow is a member of the American Law Institute.

Prior to entering the academy in 1995, Professor Bartow practiced law at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen (now known as Bingham McCutchen LLP) in San Francisco. She began her teaching career as an Honorable Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple University School of Law, where she also received an LL.M. in Legal Education and later served as a visiting professor here. Professor Bartow also has taught as a visitor at American University Washington College of Law, the University of Dayton School of Law and the University of Idaho College of Law.


Papers A Restatement of Copyright Law as More Independent and Stable Treatise, 79 BROOK. L. REV. 457 (2014).
  Privacy Laws and Privacy Levers: Online Surveillance versus Economic Development in the People's Republic of China, 74 OHIO ST. L.J. 853 (2013).

Copyright Law and Pornography, 91 OR. L. REV. 1 (2012).


Counterfeits, Copying and Class, 48 HOUS. L. REV. 707 (2012).


Review essay, PROPERTY OUTLAWS: HOW SQUATTERS, PIRATES, AND PROTESTERS IMPROVE THE LAW OF OWNERSHIP by Eduardo Moisés Peñalver and Sonia K. Katyal, 2 The IP Law Book Review 103 (2012).

  An Equal Rights Amendment to Make Women Human,78 Tenn. L. Rev. 839 (2011).
  Bloodsucking Copyrights, 70 Md. L. Rev. 62 (2010).
  Handcrafted Collaborative Copyright, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 405 (2010).
  A Portrait of the Internet as a Young Man, 108 MICH. L. REV. 1079 (2010).
  Internet Defamation as Profit Center: The Monetization of Online Harassment, 32 HARVARD J. L. & GENDER 383 (2009).
  Review Essay: Janet Halley, Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism, Vol. XXVI/2 THE WINDSOR Y.B. ACCESS JUST.  391 (2008).
  Copyright Law and Pornography: Reconsidering Incentives to Create and Distribute Pornography, 39 U. BALT. L. FORUM 75 (2008).
  The True Colors of Trademark Law: Green-lighting a Red Tide of Anti Competition Blues, 97 KENTUCKY L.J. 263 (2008).
  Why Hollywood Does Not Require “Saving” From the Recordkeeping Requirements Imposed by 18 U.S.C. Section 2257, 118 YALE L.J. POCKET PART 43 (2008).
  When Bias is Bipartisan: Teaching About the Democratic Process in an Intellectual Property Law Republic, 52 St. Louis U. L.J. 715 (2008).
  Pornography, Coercion, and Copyright Law 2.0, 10 VANDERBILT J. ENT. & TECH L. 799 (2008).
  Trademarks of Privilege: Naming Rights and the Physical Public Domain, 40 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 919 (2007).
  Some Peer-to-Peer Produced Thoughts About “The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom” by Yochai Benkler, 5 J. Comm. & High Tech. L. 449 (2007).
  “Consumer-Confusion Analysis and Judicial Subjectivity in Trademark Law,” in Volume 3 of Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age, edited by Peter K. Yu (Praeger Publishers 2007).
  Open Access, Law, Knowledge, Copyrights, Dominance and Subordination, 10 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 869 (2006).
  A Feeling of Unease About Privacy Law, 154 Penn. L. Rev. 477 (2006) (PENNUmbra).
  Fair Use and the Fairer Sex: Gender, Feminism, and Copyright Law, 14 Am. U.J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 551 (2006).
  Women In The Web of Secondary Copyright Liability and Internet Filtering,32 N. Ky. L. Rev. 449 (2005).
  Some Dumb Girl Syndrome: Challenging and Subverting Destructive Stereotypes of Female Attorneys, 12 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. (2005).