Betsy Rosenblatt

Of Counsel
Manhattan Beach, California

Professor Betsy Rosenblatt is Of Counsel to Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law at Whittier Law School, where she teaches classes in patent law, trademark law, copyright law, video game law, recent issues in intellectual property, and civil procedure. Betsy holds dual degrees from Williams College and is a 1999 honors graduate of Harvard Law School. Professor Rosenblatt joined the faculty of Whittier after serving as a Fellow in Intellectual Property at UCLA Law School. She also has taught at USC Law School. In addition to teaching courses in intellectual property, Professor Rosenblatt is an accomplished practitioner. Her career in private practice includes nearly nine years litigating intellectual property issues, including patent, copyright and trademark at Irell & Manella LLP.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts - 1999
    • Honors: Honors Graduate
  • Williams College
    • Honors: Dual Degree

Published Works

  • “Copyright and Media Law Year in Review,” Los Angeles Copyright Society, December 14, 2011
  • Response to “Intellectual Property as a Law of Organization” by Jonathan Barnett, Southern California IP Professors’ and UCLA Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Colloquium Workshop, November 8, 2009


  • Lecturer, USC Law School
  • “IP’s Negative Space: Beyond the Utilitarian,” Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, October 22, 2011
  • “IP’s Negative Space: Beyond the Utilitarian,” Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, DePaul University Law School, August 11, 2011
  • “A Theory of IP’s Negative Space,” Whittier Law School Intellectual Property Colloquium, November 4, 2011
  • “Toward a Unified Theory of IP’s Negative Space”, Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, October 16, 2010
  • “Trademark Law for Engineers: The Two-Hour Crash Course”, University of Southern California, April 29, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Intellectual Property at UCLA Law School, Fellow

Past Employment Positions

  • Irell & Manella LLP