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Barton Beebe

John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law

Barton Beebe specializes in the doctrinal, empirical, and cultural analysis of intellectual property law. He has been the James S. Carpentier Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, a Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, and a Visiting Research Fellow at Merton College, Oxford. He has also taught courses at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies at the Université de Strasbourg, the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China, and the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. Professor Beebe was a Special Master in the case of Louis Vuitton Malletier v. Dooney & Bourke, Inc., No. 04 Civ. 2990 (SAS) (S.D.N.Y.). He is the author of Trademark Law: An Open-Source Casebook, which is a free online trademark casebook now in use in over 70 law schools around the world. In 2020, he received the NYU School of Law Podell Distinguished Teaching Award. He clerked for Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. B.A. (Chicago); J.D. (Yale); Ph.D. (Princeton).