Governing Knowledge Commons (Oxford University Press 2014) (edited with Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg)


Workshop on Governing Knowledge Commons, an interdisciplinary research network


  • Governing Knowledge Commons, Innovation Law Beyond IP 2 Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, March 28, 2015
  • Innovation Institutions: A Field Guide to Contemporary IP Research and Practice, University of Connecticut School of Law Technology, Innovation and Intellectual Property (TIIP) Workshop, West Hartford, CT, February 11, 2015
  • Regulating Knowledge: Intellectual Property and the 21st Century University, Syracuse University Topics in Higher Ed / Future Professoriate Program, Syracuse, NY, February 6, 2015
  • Access as Knowledge Commons, Conference: Access to Material and Immaterial Goods, University of Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, January 23, 2015
  • Governing Knowledge Commons, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA, January 13, 2015
  • Governing Knowledge Commons, Creativity Without Law Symposium, Case Western Reserve School of Law, Cleveland, OH, November 7, 2014
  • Governing Knowledge Commons, BookIT IP Series, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, October 2, 2014
  • Writing to Learn in Doctrinal Courses, Accelerating Competency: Assessment in Legal Education, Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Denver, CO, September 20, 2014
  • A Theory of Things, Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), Berkeley, CA, August 7, 2014
  • The Knowledge Commons Concept, Workshop on the Ostrom Workshop (WOW) 5, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, June 21, 2014
  • Managing Commons, Conference on IP Governance by Private Collective Entities, University of Copenhagen Centre for Information and Innovation Law, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 7, 2014
  • Knowledge Law: An Introduction and Overview, Cyberlaw Colloquium, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, February 28, 2014
  • The Future of Things: The Copyright Work as Legal Object, Cardozo Law School, New York, NY, February 10, 2014


  • Implementing Innovation in Law Schools, AALS Annual Meeting President’s Program, Washington, DC, January 2015
  • Awarded the Yale Medal by the Association of Yale Alumni, November 2014
  • Panel moderator, The 2nd International Association for the Study of Commons (IASC) Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons, NYU School of Law, September 2014
  • Visiting Professor, George Washington University Law School Munich Intellectual Property Summer Program, June – July 2014
  • Co-Host, Workshop on Medical User Innovation and Medical Commons, New York University Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, May 2014



  • Leading New Lawyers: Leadership and Legal Education (April 16, 2015) [Download]
  • Commons at the Intersection of Peer Production, Citizen Science, and Big Data: Galaxy Zoo (Sept. 12, 2014) [Download]
  • Governing Knowledge Commons — Introduction & Chapter 1 (Sept. 2, 2014) [Download]
  • Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law (August 1, 2014) [Download]
  • Visions of the Future of (Legal) Education (March 21, 2014) [Download]
  • IP Things as Boundary Objects: The Case of the Copyright Work (March 31, 2013) [Download]

RECENTLY PUBLISHED [Click here for a complete list of publications]

  • Governing Knowledge Commons (Oxford University Press 2014) (edited with Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg)
  • The Law of Intellectual Property (casebook) (4th edition, Wolters Kluwer 2013) (with Craig Allen Nard and Mark McKenna) [website here]
  • Review, They’re Coming to Get You, Barbara, JOTWELL, Jan. 12, 2015 (reviewing Julie E. Cohen, The Zombie First Amendment)