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Tanyon Boston

Tan Boston
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law


Professor Boston joined the Chase College of Law faculty in Fall 2020 as a visiting assistant professor of law. She teaches Property and Uniform Commercial Code Basics. She previously taught at the University of Dayton (Ohio) School of Law as a visiting assistant professor of law and was director of the Master of Law and Master in the Study of Law programs at the school.

She has worked in the governance and general counsel departments of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and at Wyndham Worldwide, a hotel and resort operator, where she handled matters ranging from privacy and information security to litigation support for information technology.


• Office:  NH 510
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• Phone:  859-572-5392
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


• B.A., Florida Atlantic University
• J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
• LL.M., University of Dayton School of Law

Courses Taught Prior to Joining Chase Faculty

• Property
• Uniform Commercial Code Basics
• Introduction to Legal Research, Writing and Analysis




Plot Diagram: Intellectual Property v. NCAA Amateurism, et al. – Part I, 15 Va. Sports & Ent. L.J. 39 (2015)

And Bring Your Playbook: Who Owns the Intellectual Property Created by College Coaches? 19 Va. J.L. & Tech. 104 (2014)

Quid Pro Quo: Restoring Educational Primacy to College Basketball, 12 Marq. Sports. L. Rev. 595 (2002)

Other Articles

Likely Years Before College Athletes Paid, Dayton Daily News, Dec. 13, 2019


As California Goes, So Goes the Nation? A Title IX Analysis of the Fair Pay to Play Act, 2020 Lutie A. Lytle Virtual Workshop    

Moderator, Restructuring Legal Education, 2019 Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Boca Raton, Fla.

Is Jenkins v. NCAA Supreme Court Material? 2017 Lutie A. Lytle Workshop & Writing Retreat. The University of Michigan School of Law, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Allocating Intangibles: Who Should Own the Intellectual Property Created by College Coaches, 2014 Brother Joseph W. Stander Symposium. University of Dayton. Dayton, Ohio