About the Authors

Julie E. Cohen

Mark Claster Mamolen Professor of Law and Technology at Georgetown University.

Professor Cohen teaches and writes about copyright law, privacy law, and the governance of the networked information society. She is the author of Configuring the Networked Self (Yale University Press, 2012) and a member of the Advisory Board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Lydia Pallas Loren

Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics at Lewis and Clark Law School.

Professor Loren’s areas of expertise include intellectual property generally and copyright law in particular. She has published in a variety of law reviews on topics ranging from creative commons licensing, music copyrights in the age of the internet, copyright misuse through contract behavior, criminal copyright infringement, the proper scope of the derivative work right in the digital age, and economic analysis as it relates to the copyright doctrine of fair use.

Ruth L. Okediji

William L. Prosser Professor of Law at University of Minnesota Law School.

Professor Okediji teaches contracts, international intellectual property (IP), copyright, trademarks, and IP and development. She is recognized worldwide as one of the foremost experts on international IP law and international economic regulation. Her scholarship focuses on issues of innovation policy, economic development, and global knowledge governance in the context of international institutions and public international law.

Maureen A. O'Rourke

Dean at Boston University School of Law.

Dean O’Rourke joined the BU faculty in 1993 after working at IBM Corporation, where she handled a variety of issues surrounding software licensing. Her primary academic interests lie at the intersection of intellectual property law and other fields, such as contract and antitrust law, particularly in the context of software and high technology. She was the associate reporter on the American Law Institute's (ALI) Principles of Software Contracting project and is a member of the ALI.