Hugh Hansen

Professor of Law

School of Law

Fordham University

140 W 62nd St.
New York, NY 10023

(212) 636-6854

Website: Fordham University faculty profile

Issues: Copyright and Trademark, Competition Policy and Antitrust and Intellectual Property

About Hugh Hansen

Hugh C. Hansen is a professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches courses in copyright law, trademark law, EU intellectual property law and U.S. constitutional law. He is the founder and director of Fordham's Annual Conference on International Intellectual Property Law and Policy.

Professor Hansen clerked for Judge Inzer B. Wyatt in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Later, he clerked for Judge Murray I. Gurfein in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was in practice as an associate with the law firm of Dewey Ballantine in New York and then as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York in the Criminal Division.

Professor Hansen is the Intellectual Property Editor of Preview, an American Bar Association publication. Matthew Bender will soon publish the 2003 edition of his book, New York Intellectual Property Handbook. Professor Hansen is the editor of the proceedings of the Fordham annual conference, International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Volume 1--7.

He has appeared or been quoted numerous times in the media including ABC’s 20/20; IPR’s On the Media, the Economist and the New York Times.

Professor Hansen received his A.B. from Rutgers University, his J.D. from Georgetown University School of Law and his LL.M. from Yale University School of Law. 

A.B., Rutgers, 1968
J.D., Georgetown, 1972
LL.M., Yale, 1977