Competition, Innovation and Information Law
Professors in the CIIL program are leaders in the fields of antitrust, intellectual property, and economic development. Our faculty are continually exploring a variety of issues affecting the 21st century, which range from patents and trademarks, to antitrust law and competition policy. Some of our leaders and experts include Professor Katherine Strandburg, patent law, science and technology policy, and information law; Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss, intellectual property law; Professor Barton Beebe, trademark and copyright law, and Professor Eleanor Fox, antitrust and comparative competition law.
Charles L. Denison Professor of Law
Director, Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program
Harry First is the Charles L. Denison Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, Director of the law school's Competition, Innovation, and Information Law Program, and Co-Director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy. From 1999-2001 he served as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York. Professor First's teaching interests include antitrust, regulated industries, international and comparative antitrust, business crime, and innovation policy. He is the co-author of law school casebooks on antitrust (with John Flynn and Darren Bush) and on regulated industries (with John Flynn), as well as the author of a casebook on business crime, and the author of numerous articles involving antitrust law. Professor First has twice been a Fulbright Research Fellow in Japan and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Tokyo. Read more...