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Jane C. Ginsburg

Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law
School: 
Law
Office: 
Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 710
Email: 
ginsburg@law.columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-3325
Fax: 
212-854-7946
Appointments
  • Faculty Director, Kernochan Center
Biography

B.A., Chicago, 1976; M.A., Chicago, 1977; J.D., Harvard, 1980; D.E.A., Université de Paris II, 1985 (Fulbright grantee); Doctor of Law, Université de Paris II, 1995. Editor and note editor, Harvard Law Review. Law clerk to Judge John J. Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1980-81. Spent three years in private practice before teaching. Co-director, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, 1999-present. With Professor Sam Ricketson, she is the co-author of INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS: THE BERNE CONVENTION AND BEYOND (Oxford University Press 2005). Other books include FOUNDATIONS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (Foundation press 2004), with Professor Robert P. Merges, and INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STORIES (Foundation Press 2005), with Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss. With Professor Dreyfuss she is also a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute project on INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: PRINCIPLES GOVERNING JURISDICTION, CHOICE OF LAW AND JUDGMENTS IN TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTES. Other publications include three casebooks: Legal Methods: Cases and Materials (Revised 2d edition 2003); Cases and Materials on Copyright (with Gorman, 6th ed., 2001, and 2005 Supplement); and Trademark and Unfair Competition Law (with Litman and Kevlin, 3rd ed., 2001, and 2005 Supplement), as well as a variety of law review articles. Has taught French and U.S. copyright law at several French universities, and held the Goodhart Visiting Chair of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge, 2004-05. Serves on the editorial boards of several intellectual property journals in the United States and abroad. Principal areas of interest are in intellectual property, comparative law, private international law, and legal methods.

Research & Other Works
Article
An Automated Approach to Map Winter Cropped Area of Smallholder Farms across Large Scales Using MODIS Imagery
Article
Estimates of fire emissions from an active deforestation region in the southern Amazon based on satellite data and biogeochemical modelling
Article
Land-use dynamics influence estimates of carbon sequestration potential in tropical second-growth forest
Data from: Fragmentation increases wind disturbance impacts on forest structure and carbon stocks in a Western Amazonian landscape
Article
Is voluntary certification of tropical agricultural commodities achieving sustainability goals for small-scale producers? A review of the evidence
Article
Factors associated with long-term species composition in dry tropical forests of Central India
Article
Effectiveness of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) for reducing fires on oil palm concessions in Indonesia from 2012 to 2015
Article
Regional air quality impacts of future fire emissions in Sumatra and Kalimantan
Article
Public health impacts of the severe haze in Equatorial Asia in September-October 2015: demonstration of a new framework for informing fire management strategies to reduce downwind smoke exposure
Article
Fire emissions and regional air quality impacts from fires in oil palm, timber, and logging concessions in Indonesia
Article
Mapping Species Composition of Forests and Tree Plantations in Northeastern Costa Rica with an Integration of Hyperspectral and Multitemporal Landsat Imagery
Article
Anthropogenic Drivers of Ecosystem Change: an Overview
Article
Biophysical and Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Forest Transitions at Multiple Spatial and Temporal Scales
Article
High-yield oil palm expansion spares land at the expense of forests in the Peruvian Amazon
Article
Land cover change interacts with drought severity to change fire regimes in Western Amazonia
Article
Sensitivity of crop cover to climate variability: Insights from two Indian agro-ecoregions
Article
Winter crop sensitivity to inter-annual climate variability in central India
Article
Mapping cropping intensity of smallholder farms: A comparison of methods using multiple sensors
Article
El Niño and health risks from landscape fire emissions in southeast Asia
Article
North Tropical Atlantic influence on western Amazon fire season variability
 
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