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.

Scholarship

Featured Scholarship

Julie E. Cohen, Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press 2012). [BOOK]
Julie E. Cohen, Law for the Platform Economy, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 133-204 (2017). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Julie E. Cohen, The Regulatory State in the Information Age, 17 Theoretical Inq. L. 369-414 (2016). [W]
Julie E. Cohen, Property as Institutions for Resources: Lessons from and for IP, 94 Tex. L. Rev. 1-57 (2015). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Julie E. Cohen, What Privacy Is For, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 1904-1933 (2013). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]