Jacob Victor teaches property and intellectual property and researches how the law impacts innovation, culture, and the deployment of new technologies. His most recent articles have appeared in the Minnesota Law Review and the Stanford Law Review. He is currently pursuing research projects related to how copyright, trade secret, and antitrust law can best adapt to the policy challenges of the digital age.
Prior to joining Rutgers, Professor Victor taught at NYU Law School and Albany Law School. Before that, he was an associate in the intellectual property group at Kirkland & Ellis, where he litigated copyright, trademark, and trade secret cases and advised clients on legal issues related to entertainment, art, music, technology, and advertising. He also served as a law clerk for Second Circuit Judge Pierre N. Leval, widely considered one of the country's most influential judges on issues related to intellectual property.
Professor Victor graduated from Yale Law School in 2014, where he was an Essays Editor of the Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow, a member of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, and an OutLaws board member. He received an A.B. in Social Studies magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2009.