Espinel Gives Keynote Speech for California Bar IP Conference

Visiting Assistant Professor Victoria A. Espinel delivered the keynote address at the State Bar of California's Intellectual Property Law Section Conference. Entitled the 32nd Annual Intellectual Property Institute, the event took place in Monterrey, California, in early November.

In her address Espinel discussed international IP-related issues, foremost among them international trade negotiations and agreements regarding protection and enforcement of intellectual property and their impact on the practice of intellectual property law.

Espinel is the former Assistant United States Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation in the Office of the United States Trade Representative. She will teach courses in international trade and in international intellectual property and policy at the law school in spring 2008.