Kristelia García is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School, where she teaches copyright, trademark, property, and IP-related courses. She is the Director of the Content Initiative at Silicon Flatirons. Professor García’s research is focused on the intersection of intellectual property and economics, with a particular focus on competition and private ordering.
As a practicing lawyer, Professor García worked in the music industry in Los Angeles; first at Quinn Emanuel as outside counsel to Napster, then as Director of Business Development in charge of content licensing at MySpace Music, and most recently in digital strategy as Director at Universal Music Group. Prior to her work in music, she was an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.