Mavis K. Fowler-Williams
Adjunct Professor

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Email: MaveDraft@gmail.com

Teaching

  • Intellectual Property Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2011-present
  • Negotiation Workshop, Columbia University School of Law, Sping 2011-present
  • Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law, New York University, 1998-2000
  • Profession of Law, Columbia University School of Law, 1998-1999

Experience

  • Founder, Intellectual Property and Technology Law in the 21st Century, 2009-present
  • Director of Business Affairs, CBS News, 2000-2008
  • Senior Counsel, Nick at Nite/TV Land Legal and Business Affairs, 1997-1999
  • General Attorney, Toys "R" Us, 1994-1997
  • Partner, Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky, 1992-1994
  • Partner & General Council of Metropolis Pictures, Fowler & Associates, 1991-1992
  • Patent Attorney, Johnson & Johnson, 1989-1991
  • Associate, Cooper & Dunham, 1987-1989

Education

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 1987
  • Columbia University, B.S. 1983

Publications

  • Copyright Law (1996)
  • Patent Law (1996)
  • Home Mortgage Law Primer (1996)
  • Credit Cards & the Law (1995)
  • National Bar Association (NBA) Intellectual Property Section Newsletter (co-editor and contributor, Oct., 1993; Editor and Contributor, Jan., 1994, June,  1994)
  • "To Search or Not to Search", National Intellectual Property Law Association (NIPLA) NEWS (Spring/Summer, 1994)

Affiliations

Admitted
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY and EDNY

Memberships

  • CSUSA (2006-present)
         New York Chapter Planning Committee (2009-present)
  • Corporate Counsel Women Of Color (CCWC) (2004-present)
  • NYC Bar (1994-2000; 2009-present) 
  • British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) (2009-2011)
    NYSBA (1984-1991; 2009-2011)
         Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section (2009-2011)
         Intellectual Property Law Section (2009-2011) 
         Dispute Resolution Section, (2009-2011)
  • New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) (2005-2010)