Lee Ann Wheelis LockridgeProfessor of Law, David Weston Robinson Professor of Law
Professor Lockridge teaches and writes in the area of intellectual property. Her courses include Introduction to Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property, Advanced Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, Advanced Copyright Law, and Advertising Law. She is the co-author of a West casebook, Intellectual Property: Cases and Materials (4th ed. 2012), and has authored law review articles on U.S. and international trademark and copyright law and on the intersection of both copyright and trademark rights with the First Amendment right of free speech. Professor Lockridge was elected to membership in the American Law Institute in 2012.
Professor Lockridge graduated summa cum laude from Southwestern University, earning a B.A. in chemistry. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Duke University School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. She served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Professor Lockridge is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as in the state of Texas.
Professor Lockridge joined the Law Center faculty in 2005. She came to LSU from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a visiting assistant professor during the 2004–05 academic year. From 1999–2004, she was an associate in the intellectual-property section of Thompson & Knight in Dallas, Texas. Before leaving private practice, Professor Lockridge was named one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas 2004” in a D Magazine poll.View Archived Biographies