Aaron Perzanowski, JD

Professor of Law
School of Law
Associate Director
Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
School of Law

Aaron 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.

His latest book, The Right to Repair, is forthcoming from Cambridge University press. He is also the co-author of The End of Ownership (MIT Press 2016) and co-editor of Creativity Without Law (NYU Press 2017). His work has appeared in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, George Washington Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Indiana Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, UC Davis Law Review, UCLA Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and William & Mary Law Review, among others. He’s been quoted in media outlets including The Economist, Forbes, LA Times, The New Yorker, la Repubblica, Variety, Vice, Vox, Wall Street Journal, Wired, BBC, CBC, NBC, and NPR.

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Juris Doctor
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts
Kenyon College