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Oren Bracha

  • Howrey LLP and Arnold, White & Durkee Centennial Professor

Education

  • SJD Harvard
  • LLB Tel Aviv University

Oren Bracha is a legal historian and an intellectual property law scholar. His dissertation "Owning Ideas" is a comprehensive intellectual history of Anglo-American intellectual property law. Bracha was a law clerk for Chief Justice Aharon Barak of the Supreme Court of Israel. Prior to coming to UT he worked on several teaching and research projects for the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. His fields of interest include intellectual property, cyberlaw, legal history and legal theory.

Recent Publications

  • The Folklore of Informationalism: The Case of Search Engine Speech, 82 Fordham Law Review 1629 (2014).
  • Copyright Law and the Public Interest in the Nineteenth Century, by Isabella Alexander, 29 Law and History Review 630 (2011).
  • The New Intellectual Property of the Nineteenth Century, 89 Texas Law Review 423 (2010) (reviewing Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930, by Catherine L. Fisk, and Copyright Law and the Public Interest in the Nineteenth Century, by Isabella Alexander).

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Oren Bracha

obracha@law.utexas.edu

Work (512) 232-9325

Office: JON 6.239
The University of Texas at Austin
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Austin, TX 78705

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