Yochai Benkler
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Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies Co-director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Before coming to Harvard, Yochai Benkler was Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law at Yale. His expertise is in information law and policy in the digital environment, communications law, and intellectual property.

Benkler's books include The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (Yale University Press 2006). Selected articles include Coase's Penguins, or Linux and the Nature of the Firm, and Freedom in the Commons, Towards a Political Economy of Information, 52 Duke L.J. 1245 (2003).

Benkler has an LL.B. from Tel-Aviv University and a J.D. from Harvard University. Before teaching, Benkler clerked for the Honorable Stephen Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court. From 2001-03, he was a Professor of Law, New York University School of Law and served as Director, Engelberg Center for Innovation Law and Policy and Director, Information Law Institute. In 2002-03, he served as Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, and from 2001-02, he was a Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School.


flag Our World Digitized: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
as author at  MIT Communications Forum,
together with: Henry Jenkins (moderator), Cass Sunstein,
flag News, Information and the Wealth of Networks
as author at  MIT World Series: Will Newspapers Survive?,
together with: William C. Uricchio (moderator), Henry Jenkins,