BJ Ard

Assistant Professor of Law

Ard, BJ

Contact

bj.ard@wisc.edu
608-265-1858
Room 6111, Law School

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Education

J.D., Ph.D., Yale Law School
B.A., M.A., University of Georgia

Biography

BJ Ard teaches and writes on intellectual property, privacy, and the intersections of law and technology. His work is published or forthcoming in Emory Law Journal, Washington & Lee Law Review, Maryland Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, among other distinguished law reviews. He has also co-authored the discussion of the Supreme Court's 2021 Google v. Oracle decision in the leading copyright treatise Nimmer on Copyright

Professor Ard completed his J.D. and Ph.D. at Yale Law School, where he was awarded the Stephen J. Massey Prize for his work in the Community and Economic Development Clinic and served as Managing Editor of Yale Law Journal. After law school, he served as a law clerk to Judge R. Lanier Anderson III on the Eleventh Circuit.

Prior to joining the UW faculty, Professor Ard worked as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, a research fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, and in private practice at Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles.

Scholarship & Publications

SSRN

Law Repository

Research Interests

  • Intellectual Property
  • Privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • Technology Law

Activities

  • BJ Ard presented "Competition With and Without IP in the Video Game Industry" during the Workshop for Emerging Scholars in IP and Technology at Texas A&M University School of Law on Nov. 6, 2021.

  • BJ Ard joined a panel of national experts to explore the question, "What is Law and Technology?" on the  Tech Refactored podcast hosted by the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center.

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