Marc H. Greenberg is a veteran intellectual property and business attorney who joined the Golden Gate faculty in 2000 as the first Director of the Law School’s Intellectual Property Program. Professor Greenberg teaches Internet and Online Law, Entertainment Law, Survey of Intellectual Property Law, Content Licensing Law, Film & Television Law, and a required course in Corporations Law. He is a frequent lecturer, with presentations to the ABA Section on IP Law, MCLE programs, and to a wide array of community IP and arts groups. He is the author of the article, A Return to Liliput: The Licra v. Yahoo! Case and the Regulation of Online Content in the World Market in 18 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 4 (Fall 2003) 1191, and The Baby and the Bathwater Too: A Critique of ALA v. U.S., published in the October 2005 online issue of Syracuse University Law School’s Science and Technology Law Journal. His most recent work, Reason or Madness: A Defense of Copyright’s Growing Pains, an article regarding the conflict between Copyright and First Amendment jurisprudence, is circulating for publication.
Before joining the full-time faculty, Professor Greenberg was an adjunct professor for eight years, teaching Internet and Online Law, Multimedia Law and Entertainment law. As a founding partner of San Francisco boutique firm Nelsen, Greenberg & Cohen, he spent twenty-five years in private practice focused on advising new technology companies and transactional work and litigation in website development, e-commerce, licensing, copyright, trademark, and entertainment law. Professor Greenberg continues to practice law on a limited basis for a select group of clients, handling mostly transactional matters. He also serves as an expert witness and consultant on intellectual property law issues. He is a member of the ABA Section on Intellectual Property Law, The California Bar Section on Intellectual Property Law, and a past co-chair of the Copyright Section of the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association.