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Ira Steven Nathenson

Professor of Law

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, summa cum laude
B.A., University of Pittsburgh College of Arts & Sciences, cum laude

Professor Ira Steven Nathenson teaches Intellectual Property, Cyberlaw, and Civil Procedure. He earned his law degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, graduating summa cum laude and serving as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.

Prior to teaching, Professor Nathenson served as a law clerk to the Honorable D. Michael Fisher and the Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Nathenson also practiced at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (now K&L Gates LLP), where he focused on copyright, trademark, and internet law.

Professor Nathenson's scholarship appears in journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, the University of Louisville Law Review, the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, and the Akron IP Journal. He has twice won the nationally recognized Ladas Memorial Award for his writings on trademarks and the internet. His scholarship focuses on cyberlaw, online rights enforcement, human rights, procedural justice, and legal education.

Professor Nathenson's publications include:

Curriculum Vitae:

Available here


St. Thomas University School of Law
16401 N.W. 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
305-474-2454 (voice)

Research interests:

Intellectual Property
Procedural Justice
Human Rights
Law and Literature
Legal Education

Courses recently taught:

Civil Procedure
Cyberlaw Seminar
Cyberlaw Skills

Intellectual Property


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