Professor Cohen teaches and writes about copyright, information privacy regulation, and the governance of information and communication networks. She is the author of Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice (Yale University Press, 2012) and a co-author of Copyright in a Global Information Economy (Aspen Law & Business, 3d ed. 2010), and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Prior to joining the Law Center faculty in 1999, Professor Cohen was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She previously practiced with the San Francisco firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, where she specialized in intellectual property litigation. She was law clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
"Big Tech Companies Are So Powerful That A Nation Sent An Ambassador To Them," coverage by Huffington Post, June 23, 2018, referencing Professor Julie Cohen's U.C. Davis Law Review article.
"You Can’t Opt Out Of Sharing Your Data, Even If You Didn’t Opt In," coverage by Fivethirtyeight.com, May 3, 2018, quoting Professor Julie Cohen.
"What Congress Should Ask Mark Zuckerberg," by the Atlantic Online, March 28, 2018, quoting Julie Cohen, Professor of Law and Technology.