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. 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.
John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law
Barton Beebe specializes in the doctrinal, empirical, and cultural analysis of intellectual property law. He has been the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. He has also taught courses at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, the Centre d'Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle at the Université de Strasbourg, the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China, and the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. Biography continued...
Charles L. Denison Professor of Law
Harry First is the Charles L. Denison Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and Co-Director of the law school's Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program. 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). He was twice a Fulbright Research Fellow in Japan and taught antitrust as an adjunct professor at the University of Tokyo. Biography continued...