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College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321


phone: 208-364-4074
fax: 208-334-2176
322 E. Front St., Suite 590
Boise, ID 83702

Annemarie Bridy

Annemarie Bridy

Phone: (208) 885-7056

College of Law
University of Idaho
Professor of Law
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Campus Locations: Boise | Moscow

  • Biography
    Professor Bridy specializes in Internet and intellectual property law, with specific attention to the impact of disruptive technologies on existing frameworks for the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of intellectual property rights. She has been interviewed on intellectual property topics for national media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, and National Public Radio’s Marketplace Tech Report. She is active in the leadership of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Internet and Computer Law Section and has held visiting appointments at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). She is an occasional contributor to CITP’s Freedom to Tinker blog.

    Professor Bridy teaches courses in the College’s Intellectual Property and Technology Law Program in addition to the first-year Contracts course. She is a past recipient of the College of Law’s William F. and Joan L. Boyd Award for Teaching Excellence and a four-time past recipient of the University of Idaho’s Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence.

    Before joining the faculty, Professor Bridy was an associate in the litigation group at the law firm of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads in Philadelphia. She served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William H. Yohn, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

    Professor Bridy holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where she was a member of the Temple Law Review. Having graduated with the highest cumulative average in her class, she received the Israel Packel Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholastic Achievement. In addition to her J.D., Professor Bridy holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English literature from the University of California at Irvine, where she taught undergraduate courses in expository writing and the English novel. At Irvine, she was a University Predoctoral Humanities Fellow and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellow in the Humanities. Professor Bridy earned her B.A. in English, summa cum laude with distinction, from Boston University. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

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