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Julie Cohen

Julie E. Cohen is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, and was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School during the 2009-10 academic year. She teaches and writes about intellectual property law and privacy law, with particular focus on copyright and on the intersection of copyright and privacy rights in the networked information society. She is the author of Configuring the Networked Self: Copyright, Surveillance, and the Production of Networked Space (Yale University Press, forthcoming) and a co-author of Copyright in a Global Information Economy (Aspen Law & Business, 2d ed. 2006), and is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Public Knowledge.

From 1995 to 1999, Professor Cohen taught at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. From 1992 to 1995, she practiced with the San Francisco firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, where she specialized in intellectual property litigation. Professor Cohen received her A.B. and J.D. degrees from Harvard. She is a former law clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Nov 7, 2012 @ 6:00 PM

Configuring the Networked Self

Julie E. Cohen, Georgetown Law

Is “open access” all there is? Julie Cohen on the networked self and the structural conditions for human flourishing in the networked information society. More

Jan 26, 2010 @ 12:30 PM

Configuring the Networked Self

Julie Cohen, Berkman Fellow

Berkman Faculty Fellow and HLS Visiting Professor Julie Cohen will discuss a chapter from her forthcoming book, which explores the effects of expanding copyright, pervasive… More