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

Professor Robert Heverly's research and teaching interests span property and land use law, intellectual and property and copyright law, and cyberspace and communications law. Most recently a visiting professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law, he was previously lecturer in law and director of the LL.M. Programme in Information, Technology and Intellectual Property at the Norwich Law School of the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England, and fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, where he retains an affiliation as a faculty fellow. From 1992-2001, he served as assistant director of Albany Law School's Government Law Center.

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In the News

Associate Professor of Law Robert Heverly '92 was featured in the Law360 story, “Critics Say Kids Online Safety Bill Violates 1st Amendment,” on December 7, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law Robert Heverly ’92 was featured in the BuszzSprout.com podcast, “The Quantum Internet: Networking, Law, and Innovation,” on June 24, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law Rob Heverly was quoted in the TechRepublic.com story, “How to regulate quantum technology before everyone understands how it works,” on April 12, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law Rob Heverly was quoted in the Government Technology story, “Next-Gen Internet May Call for a New Field: 'Quantum Law'” on March 4, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law Robert Heverly was featured on WCNY TV’s Connect NY talking about Free Speech on April 28, 2021.

​Professor Rob Heverly was quoted in the story"Juice vs. Water: Saratoga Companies in Trademark Dispute," which aired on WAMC radio on May 25, 2016.
​Professor Robert Heverly was quoted in the WAMC.org article"Local Brewery Turns to Social Media During Legal Battle" on November 13, 2015.

Selected Achievements

Professor Robert Heverly presented as part of the Information Society Project’s 25th reunion, which included scholarly panels (I was on the October 1 “IP, Cyber Infrastructure and Corporate Security;”).

Professor Robert Heverly presented as part of the Transatlantic Quantum Forum, with sessions in Munich, New Haven (where I was) and LA and linked by video conference.

​Professor Rob Heverly served as reporter on the Uniform Law Commission's Tort Law Relating to Drones Act.

​Professor Robert Heverly was appointed by the president of NYSBA to the Legal Education Committee.

​Professor Rob Heverly served as reporter on the Uniform Law Commission's Tort Law Relating to Drones Act.

​Professor Rob Heverly served as speaker and presented "Cyborg Lives: The Law and Policy of Human Augmentation," Presenter, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany (Law Faculty), January 7, 2020.

​Professor Rob Heverly served as moderator/presenter, Albany Law Review Symposium, The Courts are Alive with the Sound of Music, October 21, 2019.

​Professor Heverly was elected chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Internet and Computer Law.

​Professor Robert Heverly was appointed by the president of NYSBA to the Legal Education Committee.

​Professor Robert Heverly was appointed as the Associate Reporter for the Drafting Committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws project, "Tort Law Relating to Drones Act."