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 Spring 2020:

Mondays 1:00-2:30 p.m. or by appointment. There will be no office hours on Jan. 27 and Mar. 2. Office hours will be modified to 2:30-3:30 p.m. on Feb. 3 and Apr. 27.

(Log in to view full course descriptions in the UCI Law Course Catalog )

  • 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