Jane Ginsburg

Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law

School of Law

Columbia University

Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 710
435 W 116th St.
New York, NY 10027

(212) 854-3325


Website: Columbia faculty profile

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

About Jane Ginsburg

Professor Ginsburg received her M.A., from the University of Chicago in 1977, and her J.D. from Harvard in 1980. She was a Fulbright grantee at the Universit√© de Paris II, and received her Doctor of Law degree there in 1995. She spent three years in private practice before teaching, and served as law clerk to Judge John J. Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Professor Ginsburg's publications include three casebooks: Legal Methods: Cases and Materials (Revised 2d edition 2003); Cases and Materials on Copyright (with Gorman, 6th ed., 2001, and 2005 Supplement); and Trademark and Unfair Competition Law (with Litman and Kevlin, 3rd ed., 2001, and 2005 Supplement), as well as a variety of law review articles. She has taught French and U.S. copyright law at several French universities, and held the Goodhart Visiting Chair of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge, 2004-05. 

She currently serves on the editorial boards of several intellectual property journals in the United States and abroad, and as co-director for the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts. Her principal areas of interest are in intellectual property, comparative law, private international law, and legal methods.

B.A., Chicago, 1976
M.A., Chicago, 1977
J.D., Harvard, 1980
Ph.D Law, Université de Paris II, 1995

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