Professor Mark Bartholomew joined the School of Law in 2006. His scholarship and teaching focus on intellectual property and law and technology, with an emphasis on copyright, trademarks, advertising regulation, and online privacy. His articles on these subjects have been published in the Vanderbilt Law Review, the George Washington Law Review, the William & Mary Law Review, the Brigham Young Law Review, the Connecticut Law Review, and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal among others. He is a frequent commentator on intellectual property issues in broadcast and print media as well as a speaker at academic and professional conferences. Bartholomew is a two-time winner of the Law School's only teaching award, the Faculty Award. In 2009, he received university-wide recognition for his teaching in the form of the University's Teaching Innovation Award.
Professor Bartholomew received his B.A. from Cornell University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. After clerking on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, he practiced law, both as a litigator for a San Francisco law firm and as a deputy county counsel in Sonoma County, California. He grew up in South Bend, Indiana.