Faculty Biography

Jane C. Ginsburg

Visiting Professor of Law

  • Doctor of Law 1995, Universit√© de Paris II
  • DEA 1985, Universit√© de Paris II
  • JD 1980, Harvard Law School
  • MA 1977, University of Chicago
  • BA 1976, University of Chicago

Areas of Expertise

Professor Ginsburg teaches international copyright law.

Professional Experience

Ginsburg is the Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law and the co-director of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia Law School. 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 from 2004 to 2005. Prior to teaching, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable John J. Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Honors and Affiliations

Ginsburg was a Fulbright grantee at Université de Paris II. She served as editor and note editor for Harvard Law Review. She serves on the editorial boards of several intellectual property journals in the United States and abroad and is a co-reporter for the American Law Institute project on Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Judgments in Transnational Disputes.

Key Works

Ginsburg’s publications include International Copyright and Neighbouring Rights: The Berne Convention and Beyond (with Ricketson) (Oxford University Press, 2005); Foundations of Intellectual Property (with Merges) (Foundation Press, 2004); and Intellectual Property Stories (with Dreyfuss) (Foundation Press, 2005).

Summer 2014 Classes

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