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On January 17, 2018, Orly Lobel, Don Weckstein Professor of Labor and Employment Law at University Of San Diego School of Law will visit campus to talk about her soon-to-be released book by Norton You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side.

Professor Orly Lobel joined the USD School of Law faculty in 2005. She teaches and writes in the areas of employment law, intellectual property law, regulatory and administrative law, torts, behavioral economics, health policy, consumer law and trade secrets. Her current research focuses on innovation policy and intellectual property.

Lobel clerked on the Israeli Supreme Court. She previously taught at Yale Law School and served as a fellow at Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions, the Kennedy School of Government, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. 

Lobel is the recipient of several prestigious research grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Bar Association litigation Fund, the Searle-Kauffman Fellowship, the Southern California Innovation Project, and Netspar, University of Tilburg. She is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the advisory boards of the San Diego Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, the Employee Rights Center, and the Oxford Handbook on Governance. Her articles have won several awards including the Thorsnes Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship and the Irving Oberman Memorial Award. Lobel is a frequent speaker at universities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. 

Sponsored by the Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) and the faculty colloquium committee at Northeastern University School of Law

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