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Albany Law School announced today that Jacob Victor—an intellectual property and technology law expert with publications in two of the United States’ top three flagship law reviews—is joining the faculty as an assistant professor.
As a tenure-track faculty member at Albany Law School, Professor Victor will:
His appointment begins July 1.
“We are thrilled to welcome Professor Jacob Victor, an up-and-coming star in the legal academy and an incredible addition to our faculty,” said President and Dean Alicia Ouellette. “In a short time he has built an impressive scholarly resume. Professor Victor is also a talented instructor who brings new depth to our innovation, tech, and transactional programs.”
Professor Victor’s scholarship has been published in the
Yale Law Journal and the
Cornell International Law Journal. His newest articles, “Reconceptualizing Compulsory Copyright Licenses” and “Utility-Expanding Fair Use,” are forthcoming in the
Stanford Law Review and the
Minnesota Law Review, respectively.
He is currently an acting assistant professor of lawyering at New York University School of Law and a fellow at its Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy. Prior to joining NYU, Professor Victor was an associate in the intellectual property litigation group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he litigated copyright, trademark, and trade secret cases. Before that, he served as a law clerk for Judge Pierre N. Leval on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professor Victor graduated from Yale Law School in 2014, where he was an essays editor of the
Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow, and a fellow at the Yale Information Society Project. He received an A.B.
magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2009.