Professor William Fisher
Wilmer Hale Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Harvard Law School; Faculty Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society
William Fisher is Wilmer Hale Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Harvard Law School and Faculty Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He received his undergraduate degree (in American Studies) from Amherst College and his graduate degrees (J.D. and Ph.D. in the History of American Civilization) from Harvard University. Between 1982 and 1984, he served as a law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. Since 1984, he has taught at Harvard Law School, where he is currently the Wilmer Hale Professor of Intellectual Property Law. His academic honors include a Danforth Postbaccalaureate Fellowship (1978-1982) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California (1992-1993).
Professor Fisher came to HKU to teach an intensive course “Advanced Intellectual Property Law” in 2017.