Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
Robert Brauneis is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Program at the George Washington University Law School. After earning his Juris Doctor magna cum laude at Harvard Law School, he served as a law clerk to Judge Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (now Justice Breyer), and to Justice David H. Souter. Professor Brauneis’ teaching and scholarly interests include copyright, trademark, property, and constitutional law. He is the co-author of a leading casebook on copyright law, and of numerous articles on copyright, trademark, and constitutional law. He is a member of the Managing Board of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center and has served as a Trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA and as President of the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court. In 2013-2014, he served as the inaugural Abraham L. Kaminstein Scholar in Residence at the United States Copyright Office. He is an Advisor to the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, Copyright project.