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Last Updated: August 25, 2019
Monica Pa Moye is an experienced litigator who currently manages content protection and copyright litigations for The Walt Disney Company. For the past eight years, she has overseen complex copyright litigations, including seminal copyright cases. She is also responsible for managing international content protection cases, often in coordination with the industry trade organization, the Motion Picture Association of America. In addition, she is responsible for copyright policy analysis and strategizing with business teams to address changes in copyright law.
Prior to Disney, Moye worked as a litigation associate for Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and other law firms. She clerked for Judge Rosemary S. Pooler in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She received her JD from New York University School of Law, graduating with high honors, including Order of the Coif and the recipient of the annual Walter J. Derenberg Prize for Copyright Law.
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Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”
"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.
“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.
“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.