Lange Lecture 2023 | Rebecca Tushnet, Trademark Law in a Time of Doctrinal Shifts

Please join us as Rebecca Tushnet, the Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at Harvard Law School, delivers the 2023 David L. Lange Lecture in Intellectual Property. After clerking for Chief Judge Edward R. Becker of the Third Circuit and Associate Justice David H. Souter on the Supreme Court, Professor Tushnet practiced intellectual property law at Debevoise & Plimpton before beginning teaching. Her publications include "Worth a Thousand Words: The Images of Copyright Law" (Harvard L. Rev. 2012); "Gone in 60 Milliseconds: Trademark Law and Cognitive Science" (Texas L. Rev. 2008); and "Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It" (Yale L.J. 2004). Her work currently focuses on copyright, trademark and false advertising law. Her blog, at, has been on the ABA's Blawg 100 list of top legal blogs for the past three years. Arti Rai introduces the speaker.