Tonya Evans, Esq.

Professor of Law & Chair, IP & Technology Online Programs Coordinator, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Law Certificate, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Tonya M. Evans, Esquire, is a Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Chair of the Intellectual Property & Technology Online Programs. In her role as Chair, Professor Evans developed the UNH Law Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Law online professional certificate program. Evans has expertise in the areas of intellectual property, new technologies (including blockchain and distributed ledger technology), entrepreneurship & innovation, entertainment law, trusts & estates, and municipal finance. She writes, speaks, and teaches primarily about the intersections of copyright and new technologies as well as estates law issues. Professor Evans is a member of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Focus Group on Digital Currency including Digital Fiat Currency, the ITU Focus Group on Application of Distributed Ledger Technology, and also The Accord Project’s IP Working Group, which works to develop best practices and standardization of smart legal contracts. Professor Evans was also appointed recently for a three-year term to serve on the Intellectual Property Committee of the Advisory Council to the Court of Federal Claims.