Joseph P. Liu


Law School


Joseph P. Liu writes and teaches in the areas of copyright, trademark, property, and internet law. His main area of academic research is on the impact of digital technology on copyright law and markets, with a particular focus on how digital technology is changing the way individuals interact with copyrighted works. Professor Liu has published extensively on copyright law issues in many law journals, including the Michigan Law Review, North Carolina Law Review, Boston College Law Review, and Indiana Law Journal. He is the co-author (with Professor Alfred Yen) of the casebook, Copyright Law: Essential Cases and Materials (West 2008).

Professor Liu previously practiced in Boston at Foley Hoag & Eliot, where he specialized in intellectual property litigation, securities litigation, and white collar criminal defense. He also served for several years as Vice President and General Counsel to Professor Liu clerked for the Honorable Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1994-95).