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Lea Bishop Shaver Joins Hofstra Law School as Professor of Intellectual Property

Lea Bishop Shaver, up-and-coming legal scholar in the areas of intellectual property and human rights, will join Hofstra Law’s full-time faculty as an associate professor of law effective September 1, 2010. In her first year, Shaver will teach Intellectual Property Survey, Patent Law and Transnational Law.

Shaver received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology and Master of Arts in social sciences from the University of Chicago. She graduated in 2006 from Yale Law School, where she was a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law and served as the submissions and articles editor for the Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal.

After law school, Shaver received a Fulbright scholarship to work at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, an academic research and litigation center at the University of the Witwatersrand Law School in South Africa. While there, she contributed to human rights litigation defending access to education, housing and water.
Since her return to the United States, Shaver has worked as a resident fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project, an academic center for law and technology. During her tenure at Yale, Shaver taught the advanced seminar Access to Knowledge Practicum and oversaw research projects on intellectual property and innovation in seven countries.

For more information about Lea Shaver, read the press release or visit her website.

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