Jack I. Lerner

Clinical Professor of Law

Director, Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic

Jack I. Lerner


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.

Office Hours for Fall 2019:

Mondays 1:00-2:30 p.m. or by appointment. There will be no office hours on Sept. 30 and Oct. 7. Office hours will be modified to 2:30-4:00 p.m. on Nov. 4 and Dec. 9.

Current Courses:

Advanced Intellectual Property ClinicAdvanced Intellectual Property Clinic WCCIntellectual Property ClinicUCI Law ReviewUCI Law Review Executive Board

Prior Courses:

Intellectual Property and Technology Clinic, Media Law in the Digital Age, Advanced Intellectual Property Seminar, Advanced Intellectual Property Clinic, Technology, Law, and the Public Interest: An Exploration Through Film; UCI Law Review; UCI Law Review Executive Board; Technology, Law, and the Public Interest: An Exploration Through Film

  • Jack Lerner & Rom Bar-Nissim, Law Enforcement Investigations Involving Journalists in National Security Leaks, Whistleblowers, and the Media (Paul Rosenzweig, Timothy J. McNulty & Ellen Shearer, Eds., ABA Publishing) (2014)
  • Clara Martin & David B. Oshinsky, Internet Law & Practice in California, (CEB, 2004) (Executive Editor) 
  • Oversight and Regulation of Collective Management of Copyright (forthcoming)
  • Jack Lerner, et al., The Duty of Confidentiality in the Surveillance Age17 J. Internet L. 1 (2014) 
  • Jack Lerner & Deirdre Mulligan, Taking the "Long View" on the Fourth Amendment: Stored Records and the Sanctity of the Home, 3 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. (2008) 
  • Jack Lerner, Intellectual Property and Development at WHO and WIPO, 34 Am. J.L. & Med. 257 (2008)

Prof. Lerner’s Scholarly Papers on SSRN