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Mark Bartholomew

Professor

Research Focus: Advertising Law, Cyberlaw, Intellectual Property,  Legal History

Links: Curriculum Vitae (PDF), SSRN

Contact Information

617 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-5959
Email: bartholo@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Mazurek, Anita M.

Mark Bartholomew writes and teaches in the areas of 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.  His book Adcreep: The Case Against Modern Marketing will be published by Stanford University Press in April 2017.

Bartholomew’s teaching skills have been recognized by the law school, the greater university, and New York’s state university system.  He is a two-time winner of the School of Law’s only teaching award, the Faculty Award.  In 2009, he received the University at Buffalo’s Teaching Innovation Award.  In 2016, he received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.   

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.