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Faculty Colloquium presented by Professor Orly Lobel, University of San Diego

August 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

This event is open to UCH Faculty and invited guests only.

Orly Lobel is the award-winning author of several books and numerous articles. Lobel is the Don Weckstein Professor of Law at the University of San Diego and received her doctoral and law degrees from Harvard University. She is a prolific speaker, commentators and scholar who travels the world with an impact on policy and industry. Her best-selling book You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side (Norton 2017) has been nationally and internationally acclaimed and received rave reviews from the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New Yorker, NPR, Modern Law, Times Higher Education, the Washington Blade, and more. Her book Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids and Free Riding (Yale University Press 2013), is the winner of several prestigious awards, including Gold Medal Axiom Best Business Books 2014, Gold Medal Independent Publisher’s Award 2014, the 2015 Gold Medal of Next Generation Indie Books and Winner of the International Book Award.

Publishers Weekly describes Talent Wants to be Free as ”A compelling argument for a new set of attitudes toward human capital that will sharpen our competitive edge and fuel the creative sparks in any environment.” Lobel has taught at Yale Law School, UC San Diego, Tel-Aviv University and Harvard University and lectures regularly at top institutions around the globe. Lobel is the recipient of prestigious research grants, a member of the American Law Institute and serves on numerous advisory boards. a frequent speaker at universities. She was recently named one of The Marker Magazine’s 50 sharpest minds. In 2016 Lobel was invited to Washington DC to present Talent Wants to be Free at the White House, a meeting which resulted in a presidential call for action. Lobel lives in La Jolla, California.


August 27, 2019
12:00 pm
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