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Intellectual Property Law

Irina Manta

Date: 12:00pm - 1:30pm PDT October 13, 2017

  • Irina Manta
    Irina Manta

Explaining Criminal Sanctions in Intellectual Property


Professor Manta teaches intellectual property and property law subjects at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where she also serves as the director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law (CIPL).  Her researches examines the intersection between intellectual property and social science, with a focus on psychology.  She has written on topics such as the hedonic value of trademarks and its legal implications, the problem of cognitive bias in copyright infringement litigation, and the role criminal sanctions in intellectual property.  She is the co-author of a textbook on criminal sanctions in intellectual property.


Professor Manta was previously an Assistant Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  She was a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School from 2007 to 2009.  Professor Manta has also served on the faculties of the Fordham University School of Law, Brooklyn Law School, The George Washington University School of Law, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. 


While earning her J.D. at Yale Law School, Professor Manta was the grand prize winner of the Foley & Lardner LLP Intellectual Property Writing Competition.