Michael Matesky

Michael Matesky, Honors Scholar, Class of 2005

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2005

Mr. Matesky attended the University of Washington, where he received a B.A. in English and a B.A. in Spanish. While attending IIT Chicago-Kent, Mr. Matesky participated in the National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, the Chicago Intellectual Property Colloquium, and was a Note & Comment Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. In 2005, Mr. Matesky's law review note was published in the Chicago-Kent Law Review, and his honors scholar seminar paper was published in the Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal.

From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Matesky practiced intellectual property litigation as well as trademark prosecution and enforcement as an associate in the Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney, LLP. He currently practices intellectual property litigation and domain name enforcement as an associate in the Seattle office of Klarquist Sparkman LLP.


2005 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

Whose Song is it Anyway? When are Sound Recordings Used in Audiovisual Works Subject to Termination Rights and When are They Works Made for Hire?, 5 Va. Sports & Ent. L.J. 63 (Fall 2005).

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Non-Infringing Use: Can Mandatory Labeling of Digital Media Products Keep the Sky from Falling?, 80 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 515 (2005).