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Jane C. Ginsburg

  • Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law
  • Full-time faculty
education

Doctor of Laws, University of Paris II, 1995
D.E.A., University of Paris II, 1985
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1980
M.A., University of Chicago, 1977
B.A., University of Chicago, 1976

Fields of study
  • Intellectual property and technology
areas of expertise

National and international copyright and trademark law
Legal Methods

The Faculty Director of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts in Columbia, Jane Ginsburg, is a renowned intellectual property authority and a staunch defender of intellectual property rights. She teaches and writes on copyright law, international copyright law, legal methodology, and trademark law; She is the author or co-author of case books on all four subjects, including International Copyright: US and EU Perspectives (with Edouard Treppoz) and Copyright: Cases and Materials (9th edition) (with Robert A. Gorman and R. Anthony Reese). Ginsburg was a co-reporter for the American Law Institute Legal principles, intellectual property: principles of jurisdiction, choice of law and judgments in cross-border disputes.

Ginsburg is fluent in French and Italian and has been visiting professor at law schools and universities in France and Italy, as well as in Australia, England, Israel and New Zealand. She is Vice President of the Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale, a Paris-based international organization founded to promote and defend authors' rights, and President of the US Chapter. She is an elected member of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

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