Jane C. Ginsburg is the Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law at Columbia University School of Law, and Director of its Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts. She teaches Legal Methods, Copyright Law, and Trademarks Law, and is the author or co-author of casebooks in all three subjects. With Professor Robert A. Gorman, she is the co-author of COPYRIGHT: CONCEPTS AND INSIGHTS (Foundation Press 2012), and with Professor Sam Ricketson, of INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS: THE BERNE CONVENTION AND BEYOND (Oxford University Press 2006). Other books include several volumes on domestic or international copyright and trademark law. With Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss and Professor François Dessemontet, she was a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute project on Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Judgments in Transnational Disputes (2008).
A graduate of the University of Chicago (BA 1976, MA 1977), Professor Ginsburg received a JD in 1980 from Harvard, and a Diplôme d'études approfondies in 1985 and a Doctorate of Law in 1995 from the University of Paris II. She is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Member of the American Philosophical Society, and an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge.