Alan Blakley practices intellectual property law with a focus on protecting rights through negotiations and litigation. He is admitted to practice in numerous courts and has been litigating simple and complex matters, including national class actions, since 1991. Professor Blakley formerly taught at the University of Montana School of Law and at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has taught Contracts, Property, Advanced Trial Practice, Civil Procedure and Evidence. Professor Blakley has published numerous books on discovery in civil litigation and the use of electronic information in litigation, as well as articles in both law reviews and popular legal publications on issues ranging from privacy to litigation to the historical federal courtroom in Butte, Montana. As chair of the Federal Litigation Section of the Federal Bar Association and as a member of The Federal Lawyer editorial board, he published a regular column on litigation issues. He currently writes a column for the Northern Colorado Business Report entitled “Keep It Legal.”
Ethics and Professionalism in e-Discovery, New Jersey Laywer Maganize August 2007, No. 247.
The Legal Status of Spyware, co-authored with Daniel B. Garrie and Matthew J. Armstrong, 59 Fed. Comm. L.J. 157 (2006).
Busting a Few Intellectual-Property Myths, Northern Colorado Business Report, September 21, 2012.