K.J. Greene

Visiting Law Professor

  • JD, 1990, Yale Law School
  • BA, 1986, State University of New York, Old Westbury

Areas of Expertise

Professor Greene teaches Entertainment Law.

Professional Experience

Professor Greene is a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he teaches contracts and entertainment law as well as intellectual property. His scholarship has garnered national and international recognition in the area of IP law, particularly his pioneering work on African-American music and inequality in copyright law. Prior to becoming a professor, Greene practiced law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he represented high profile companies such as Time Warner and HBO.

Honors and Affiliations

Greene is a former United States Marine. He was the first law professor to be voted a top-ten IP lawyer by the San Diego Bar. In 2016, the Intellectual Property institute of the State Bar of California selected Greene as the Vanguard Award for Innovation in IP in the academic category.