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Curriculum Vitae
Barbara J. Kaplan
October 23, 2018

General Information
University address: Law Library
COLLEGE OF LAW
Law Library L0208B
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1600
Phone: 850/644-1570

E-mail address: bjkaplan@fsu.edu



Professional Preparation
2014 MSLS, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Major: Library Science. Impact of faculty selection of electronic resources on student privacy interests.
1991 JD, New York University, New York, New York. Major: Law. Journal of International Law and Politics Article & Note Editor, 1990-91 Editorial Staff, 1989-90.
1987 A.B. magna cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Major: Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations. Near Eastern and Islamic Studies. magna cum laude.
Unspecified Name. (1987). Diplomatic Relations Between the Muslim Sultanate of Egypt and the Christian Kingdom of Aragón, 1292-1330. Unpublished bachelor's thesis, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Professional Credential(s)
1992–present Admitted to Practice: California, 2012; Florida, 1995; New York, 1992; S.D. Fla., M.D. Fla. 1995; S.D.N.Y., E.D.N.Y., 1992.

Professional Experience
2017–present Research & Scholarly Communications Librarian, Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery, College of Law Research Center, Florida State University College of Law Research Center, Florida State University. August 2017 – May/June 2018: Directly manage interlibrary loan, document delivery, and supervise two part-time ILL OPS employees; June 2018- September 2018: Perform all interlibrary loan and document delivery tasks without OPS staff assistance. • Support faculty and student research and scholarship • Advise law faculty and colleagues on issues of scholarly communications, direct law library contributions to campus institutional repository and scholarly communication initiatives, and serve as liaison to FSU law journals. • Create three-credit accelerated Business Legal Research course 7-8 weeks based on existing two-credit, 13-week course. Participate in the legal research curriculum; provide instruction in legal research via traditional and non-traditional classes; keep current with legal developments and trends in adult education, research on effective teaching for varied learning styles, bibliographic instruction, and electronic media by reviewing technical an.
2014–2017 Research & Scholarly Communications Librarian, College of Law Research Center, Florida State University College of Law Research Center, Florida State University. Research & Scholarly Communications Librarian, Florida State University College of Law Research Center, Florida State University. • Support faculty and student research and scholarship • Advise law faculty and colleagues on issues of scholarly communications, direct law library contributions to campus institutional repository and scholarly communication initiatives, and serve as liaison to FSU law journals. • Participate in the legal research curriculum; provide instruction in legal research via traditional and non-traditional classes; keep current with legal developments and trends in adult education, research on effective teaching for varied learning styles, bibliographic instruction, and electronic media by reviewing technical and academic literature, networking with colleagues and through attendance at conferences. • Prepare and maintain research guides; staff Reference Desk.
2013–2014 Student Cataloging Project Assistant, Walter Royal Davis Library, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. • Identified Arabic-, Persian-, and Hebrew-language for in-house cataloging by finding existing OCLC records therefor; process remaining items for outsourced cataloging. • Troubleshot Millennium entries for typographical, spelling, and other errors in Arabic, Persian, and other languages; copy cataloging Persian and Arabic records; imported and revised authority records. • Processed Brittle Books program items for storage by editing AACR, AACR2 records and adding electronic access links therefor.
2012–2014 Student Reference Assistant, Kathrine R. Everett Law Library, School of Law, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Student Reference Assistant, Kathrine R. Everett Law Library, School of Law, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. • Fielded reference questions from students, faculty, practitioners, and members of general public. • Responded to faculty and staff information needs by researching, analyzing legal and interdisciplinary resources, writing memoranda thereon and summaries thereof. • Troubleshot proposed student research assignments to identify correct responses and suggest revisions to such assignments as appropriate. • Assisted in resource assessment and collection weeding project with focus on intellectual property, contracts, commercial tort law, and federal civil litigation generally. • Identified targets for revenue recapture project. • Processed interlibrary loan requests.
1997–2010 Senior Counsel, VF Corporation. Intellectual property counsel for Fortune 500 company responsible for trademark, patent, copyright and related protection of global brands including THE NORTH FACE, JANSPORT, EASTPAK, VANS, REEF, SEVEN FOR ALL MANKIND, EAGLE CREEK, WRANGLER, and LEE. • Analyzed legal issues relating to commercial, contract, and intellectual property trademarks and service mark using public and commercial databases in multiple languages; conducted due diligence in acquisitions and divestitures; prepared memoranda regarding all of the foregoing. • Managed annual group budget of U.S. $5-7 million covering databases and resources, litigation and other legal expenses and fees, travel, and training. • Created in-house trademark management procedures as well as invention assessment and patent filing.program.
1995–1997 Associate, Isicoff & Ragatz, PA. Intellectual property rights management; intellectual property and commercial litigation.
1991–1994 Associate, Bryan Cave. Intellectual property rights management and litigation; and commercial litigation.
1988 Researcher, Newsweek International. Fact-checking and editing of pieces published in weekly newsmagazine; two shared bylines.
1987 Researcher, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution. Researcher, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Assisted Sudanese legal scholar (now tenured full professor at Emory University School of Law) examining Shari`a law in Sudan and Nigeria by researching Arabic-language materials.
1986 US Foreign Service Intern, US Embassy (Political Section), Cairo, Egypt. Original reporting on rise of religious extremism, Muslim-Coptic relations, women's rights, and other duties as assigned.
1985 US Foreign Service Intern, US Department of State (Egypt Desk), Washington, DC. Original synthesis of information from U.S. embassies and other sources; other duties as assigned.

Language Proficiency
Arabic - rudimentary in speaking; intermediate in reading and writing.

Dutch - none in speaking and writing; intermediate in reading.

French - intermediate in speaking, reading, and writing.

German - fluent in speaking, reading, and writing.

Hebrew - rudimentary in speaking; intermediate in reading and writing.

Italian - none in speaking and writing; advanced in reading.

Persian (Farsi) - rudimentary in speaking; intermediate in reading and writing.

Portuguese - none in speaking and writing; advanced in reading.

Russian - rudimentary in speaking, reading, and writing.

Spanish - fluent in speaking, reading, and writing.



Current Membership in Professional Organizations
American Association of Law Libraries (Academic Law Libraries Group, Foreign Comparative & International Law Group; Research, Instruction & Patron Services Group)

American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Group; Science & Technology Group; Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industry)

Florida Bar Association (Administrative Law Section, Entertainment Arts & Sports Section)

New York State Bar Association (Corporate Counsel Section, Intellectual Property Law Section)

State Bar of California/California Lawyers Association (Intellectual Property Law Section, Business Law Section)

Teaching
Courses Taught
Business Legal Research (3 credit) (LAW7930)

Business Legal Research (3 credit) (LAW7930)

Business Legal Research (2 credit) (LAW7930)

Business Legal Research (2 credit) (LAW7930)



New Course Development
Business Legal Research (3 credit accelerated) (2017)

Guest Lectures
Kaplan, B. (2017–2018). Resources for Drafting Complaints in Federal Court. Collegel of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016). Herding Cats: Life as In-House Counsel. College of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016–2018). Introduction to Legal Research: Overview of Legal Research & Citation. College of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016–2018). Legal Resources for In-House Externs. College of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016–2018). Resources for Drafting Contracts. College of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016–2018). Using Print Reporters to Find Federal Cases. College of Law.
Kaplan, B. (2016–2018). Using the U.S. Code to Find Federal Statutes. College of Law.
Kaplan, B., & Jones, F. (2015). Privacy Concerns in the Age of Social Media. College of Law.

Research Workshops
Kaplan, B. (2018). Locating Litigation Documents. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2017). Acts of Academic Dishonesty and Your Career as an Attorney. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2017). Summer in the City. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2017). What Do Lawyers Do All Day? Using Newsletters to Keep Up with Events and Trends in the Legal World. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2016). Lexis Advance Refresher. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2015). Beyond Lexis and Westlaw: Other Online Legal Research Resources. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2015). Don't Mess with Your Future: Acts of Academic Dishonesty. College of Law Research Center.
Kaplan, B. (2015). Westlaw Refresher. College of Law Research Center.

Research and Original Creative Work
Presentations
Invited Presentations at Conferences
Kaplan, B. (presented 2017). 10 Things I Hate About You: What Clients Want Counsel to Remember. Presentation at Second Annual Tallahassee Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Conference (Spring), Tallahassee Bar Association, Tallahassee, Florida. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2016). Invoking Fair Use: Best Practices Applied to Real Life. Presentation at Institute on Copyright in Higher Education, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, FL. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2016). Resources for Copyright in Choreographic Works. Presentation at MANCC, Florida State University School of Dance, Tallahassee, FL. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2015). Privacy Issues in Florida Libraries: SSNs, eReaders and Digital Rights Management, and Requests for Information about Library Users. Presentation at Annual Meeting, Florida Library Association, Orlando, FL. (State)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2009, March). Intellectual Property: the Global In-House Perspective. Presentation at the meeting of North Carolina Paralegal Association, Wilmington, North Carolina. (State)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2008, March). Fighting Counterfeiting Across the Supply Chain. Presentation at Best Practices in Brand Protection, OpSec, Online. (International)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2008). International Anti-Counterfeiting: Enforcement Strategies that Work: China: An Overview. Presentation at Anti-Counterfeiting in China, Greenberg Traurig, New York, New York. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2007, October). I Love Trouble: Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting. Presentation at North Carolina Bar Association Industry Briefing, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina. (State)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2007, September). Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting in the Americas. Presentation at New York State Bar Association International and Intellectual Property Law Sections, New York State Bar Association, New York, New York. (International)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2007, April). Anatomy of an Anti-Counterfeiting Case. Presentation at International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition Annual Meeting, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Washington, DC. (International)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2007, March). I Love Trouble: A Practical Approach to Intellectual Property Protection. Presentation at American Conference Institute, American Conference Institute, Las Vegas, NV. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2006). Cops, Robbers, and Plumbers: Plugging Pipeline Leaks in a Fluid Global Market from Mass Market to Luxury Brands. Presentation at American Apparel and Footwear Association, American Apparel and Footwear Association, New York, NY. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2006). Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Trademark Infringement: An Industry Perspective. Presentation at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Global Intellectual Property Academy, U.S. Patent & Trademark Officey, Alexandria, VA. (National)
Kaplan, B. (presented 2006). Working with Online Auction Sites to Protect Your Brand. Presentation at Retail Counsel's Seummit on E-Sales and Marketing Law, American Conference Institute, New York, NY. (National)

Nonrefereed Workshops
Kaplan, B. (2018). Locating Litigation Documents. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2017). Acts of Academic Dishonesty and Your Career as an Attorney. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2017). Summer in the City. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2017). What Do Lawyers Do All Day? Using Newsletters to Keep Up with Events and Trends in the Legal World. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2016). Lexis Advance Refresher. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2016). Westlaw Refresher. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2015). Beyond Lexis and Westlaw: Other Online Legal Research Resources. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Kaplan, B. (2015). Don't Mess With Your Future: Acts of Academic Dishonesty. Workshop delivered at Florida State University College of Law Research Center Workshop Series. (Local)

Magazine Article
Kaplan, B., & Chin, P. (1988). Adoption from Abroad. NEWSWEEK INTERNATIONAL.

Non-refereed Book Review
Kaplan, B. (2019). Michael J. Broyde, SHARIA TRIBUNALS, RABBINICAL COURTS, AND CHRISTIAN PANELS: RELIGIOUS ARBITRATION IN AMERICA AND THE WEST. Law Library Journal.

Service
Florida State University
FSU University Service
Mock Juror, Florida State University College of Business (2015–present).
Member, Florida State University Libraries Copyright Committee (2014–present).
Member, Florida State University Libraries Scholarly Communications Committee (2014–present).
Invited Presenter, Institution on Copyright in Higher Education, Florida State University Libraries (2016).
Invited Lecturer, MANCC, Florida State University School of Dance (2016).

FSU College Service
Guest Lecturer, Civil Procedure, M. David (fall semester) (2017–present).
Guest Lecturer, Contract Drafting (R. Benham or B. Woodruff) (each semester) (2016–present).
Guest Lecturer, Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates Program (2016–present).
Guest Lecturer, Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates Program (2016–present).
Guest Lecturer, In-House Externship BootCamp (Gertz, S. and Benham, R.) (2016–present).
Panelist, College of Law (2016).
Guest Lecturer, In-House Counsel (Johnson, S.) (2016).
Panelist, Intellectual Property Students Association (2016).
Invited Presenter, Honors Legal Scholars Program (2015).

FSU Department Service
Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Legal Research (Fla. Agr. & Mech. Univ.) (2016–present).
Liaison Librarian, First-Year Legal Research & Writing (Hanson, M.) (2015–present).
Librarian, Book-a-Librarian (2014–present).
Liaison Librarian, Florida State University Business Review (2014–present).
Liaison Librarian, Florida State University Law Review (2014–present).
Liaison Librarian, Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law (2014–present).
Liaison Librarian, Journal of Transnational Law & Policy (2014–present).
Member, Promotion Committee (2016).

The Profession
Juror for a Performance
Mock Trial. Florida State University College of Business, Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University College of Business (2015–present).

Service to Professional Associations
Speaker, 10 Things I Hate About You: What Clients Want Counsel to Remember, Tallahassee Bar Association (2017).
Speaker, Privacy Issues in Florida Libraries: SSNs, eReaders and Digital Rights Management, and Requests for Information about Library Users, Florida Libraries Association (2015).
Speaker, Intellectual Property: the Global In-House Perspective, North Carolina Paralegal Association (2009).
Speaker, I Love Trouble: A Practical Approach to Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement, American Conference Institute (2007).
Speaker, Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting in the Americas, New York State Bar Association (2007).
Speaker, I Love Trouble: Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting, North Carolina Bar Association (2007).
Speaker, Working with Online Auction Sites to Protect Your Brand, American Conference Institute (2006).


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