Jack Lerner

Expert in intellectual property law, especially privacy and digital issues. Can comment on Edward Snowden, NSA, tech companies

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director of the USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic
USC Gould School of Law


  • privacy law
  • privacy and national security
  • intellectual property
  • internet law
  • cyberlaw
  • IP litigation and the appellate process
  • technology law
  • copyright
  • trademark
  • patent
  • digital rights management
  • entertainment law
  • publicity rights
  • libraries, museums, and archives
  • copyright law online
  • media law

Additional Information

  • Executive Editor of “Internet Law & Practice in California” (2008, 2009), as well as Contributing Author to copyright and licensing chapters
  • Author of “Taking the ‘Long View’ on the Fourth Amendment: Stored Records and the Sanctity of Home” (with Mulligan) (Stanford Technology Law Review 2007) and “Legal Issues Facing Election Officials in an Electronic Voting World” (with Burstein, Dang and Hancock) (2007)

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