B.A., State University of New York at Oswego
J.D., Albany Law School
LL.M. Yale Law School

Robert Heverly is an associate professor of law at Albany Law School, having joined Albany Law School’s faculty in 2010. Prof. Heverly formerly taught at Michigan State University College of Law after serving as a faculty member and the director of the Masters in Law (LL.M.) in Information, Technology and Intellectual Property at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England.

Prior to moving to England, Prof. Heverly was a Resident Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Prof. Heverly was also on the staff at the Government Law Center of Albany Law School in the 1990s, and served as Interim Director of the Center for one year after he returned to Albany Law as a faculty member. Prof. Heverly researches and writes in areas at the intersection of technology, law and society, including the quantum internet, cyberspace, drones, robots, AI, and human augmentation (cyborgs!). He teaches classes in Torts, cyberspace law, copyright law, art & entertainment law, and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones!), among others.

He has published articles and book chapters on drones, intellectual property, artificial intelligence, and the internet. His article on liability of compromised system owners in denial of service attacks was published in 2020 in the Florida State University Law Review and his book chapter on Tort Law and Artificial Intelligence was published in 2022. Prof. Heverly has held the position of Chair of the American Association of Law Schools’ Internet and Computer Law Section, is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, and was the Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s “Uniform Tort Law Relating to Drones Act.” He holds a J.D. from Albany Law School, an LL.M. from Yale Law School, is a Fellow with the Center for Quantum Networks, and remains an Affiliated Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.