heading Todd W. Musburger is a sole practitioner specializing in media and entertainment law. Since 1980 he has operated his own firm, Todd W. Musburger, Ltd. which concentrates in representing prominent individuals in the fields of television, radio, film, publishing, sports and music. Prior to opening his own office, Todd was with the Cook County Public Defender's office from 1973 to 1980, the last three years of which were spent as a member of the Murder Task Force. Although he found the transition from murder defense work to entertainment law hardly a seamless one, his observation is that the similarities are remarkable.

Todd received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law (Evening Division) in 1973. He has a B.A. in Political Science from The University of Denver. He is a frequent lecturer on entertainment law and for many years was associated with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy as an instructor in trial advocacy, as well as an adjunct faculty member in trial practice classes at various law schools including Loyola University (Chicago), University of Nebraska and Northwestern University. He is now a regular lecturer at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy National Session on The Art of Negotiation.

Todd is married to Betty J. Musburger, an attorney specializing in infertility law.



Professor Kwall's Articles Listed Among Most Cited, Top Downloads

Professor Roberta Kwall’s article "Inspiration and Innovation: The Intrinsic Dimension of the Artistic Soul" (Notre Dame Law Review) appears in the recently released list of the most cited IP articles published over the last 10 years. This article and "Author-Stories: Narrative's Implications for Moral Rights and Copyright's Joint Authorship Doctrine" (Southern California Law Review) also are included in SSRN's all-time top 10 download list for Philosophy Research Network: Aesthetic Experience, Judgment, Value.

14th Annual IP Scholars Conference

Professors Joshua Sarnoff and Stefania Fusco participated in the 14th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC) held at Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT) at the UC Berkeley School of Law on August 7 and 8, 2014.

CIPLIT Hosts Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture

On May 1 and 2, 2014, 22 senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

Professor Sarnoff Named Edison Scholar

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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