Competition, Innovation, and Information Law

Our Faculty

Our full-time faculty includes leaders in the fields of antitrust and competition policy, intellectual property–copyright, trademark, patent, and art law–and information and privacy law. Recent additions include Jeanne Fromer, Jason Schultz, Christopher Sprigman, and Alan Sykes. Distinguished adjunct faculty, who bring expertise in areas such as entertainment law, fashion law, and litigation in patent law and in antitrust law, complement the teaching and pioneering research of our full-time professors. 

Co-Faculty Director

Harry First

Charles L. Denison Professor of Law

From 1999-2001 he served as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York. Professor First's teaching interests include antitrust, regulated industries, international and comparative antitrust, business crime, and innovation policy. Professor First is the co-author of the casebook Free Enterprise and Economic Organization: Antitrust (7th Ed. 2014) (with John Flynn and Darren Bush), as well as a casebook on regulated industries (with John Flynn) Read more.

Co-Faculty Director

Barton Beebe

John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law

Barton Beebe's scholarship focuses on the doctrinal, empirical, and cultural analysis of intellectual property law.

Prior to joining NYU's faculty, Professor Beebe taught at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, from whose 2007 graduating class he received the Class of 2007 Award for Best Professor, and was a Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Read more.