Jack I. Lerner

Clinical Professor of Law

Director, Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic

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Copyright, privacy, technology, media law, patent law, intellectual property, freedom of expression


Professor Lerner’s work focuses on problems at the intersection of law and technology, particularly how technology law and policy affect innovation and creative expression. He has written and spoken widely on copyright, privacy and other areas of technology law.

Current Courses:

Advanced Intellectual Property Clinic, Intellectual Property Clinic, Technology, Law, and the Public Interest: An Exploration Through Film

Prior Courses

Intellectual Property and Technology Clinic, Media Law in the Digital Age, Advanced Intellectual Property Seminar, Advanced Intellectual Property Clinic

Recent Publications

Prof. Lerner’s Scholarly Papers on SSRN

Recent and Upcoming Events

  • May 2, 2016:
    Panelist, “Community and Pedagogical Benefits of Developing Public Education Resources and Engaging in Technology Enhanced Representation,” 39th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Baltimore 
  • Oct. 7, 2014:
    Panelist, “Privacy and Security in Cyberspace,” Representing the Tech Company of the Future Symposium, UC Hastings College of the Law/California Bar Cyberspace Law Committee, San Francisco
  • Sept. 10, 2014:
    Presenter, “The Strange Saga of Garcia v. Google,” Los Angeles Copyright Society

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