Professor of Law
A.B. (Kenyon College) 2001, J.D. (University of California, Berkeley) 2006
Areas of Expertise
- Intellectual Property
Faculty BiographyAaron Perzanowski teaches copyright, trademark, and property law. His research on the intersection of intellectual and personal property explores the notion of ownership in a digital economy. And his work on IP and social norms considers the ways in which informal governance influences creative production.
He is the co-author of The End of Ownership (MIT Press 2016) and Creativity Without Law (NYU Press 2017). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, George Washington Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Minnesota Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, UC Davis Law Review, UCLA Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. He’s been quoted in national and international media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, NPR, The Economist, Forbes, LA Times, Wired, BBC, CBC, and la Repubblica.