PhD Student, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
Courtney is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. Her general research interests in law are at the intersection of the arts, cultural property, fashion, entertainment, intellectual property, and privacy. In her LLM, she specialized in Intellectual Property Law. In her thesis project, she will be conducting empirical research to examine the role of law and norms in the domain of creative industries. She designed and taught original course material: Art and Cultural Property Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law and Law and the Arts, in the Faculty of Arts. She was a contributing editor for IPilogue IP Osgoode and is currently an editor for the Center for Art Law. Courtney is a co-editor and a contributor to the recent book Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Approaches (Irwin Law, 2014). Since 2012, she has been a Director on the Board of MASC: Multicultural Arts | Schools | Communities. She continues to organize and participate in academic workshops, roundtables and conferences.