Maureen Whalen is the Associate General
Counsel for the J. Paul Getty Trust; she specializes
in acquisitions and intellectual property matters.
Whalen was the co-chair of the Legal Issues in
Museum Administration course of study sponsored by
ALI-ABA, the Smithsonian Institution, and the
American Association of Museums in 2008 and 2009.
She was a member of the Section 108 Study Group
convened by the Library of Congress in 2005. Prior
to joining the Trust in 2000, Whalen spent more than
twenty years in the cable television industry,
including more than twelve years at The Walt Disney
Company. She received her undergraduate and law
degrees from the State University of New York at
Buffalo, and a Masters of Library and Information
Science from the University of California, Los