Rochelle Dreyfuss Esq.

New York University School of Law
Dreyfuss, Rochelle C.

Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss is the Pauline Newman Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and the Co-Director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy. She is a member of the American Law Institute and served as a Reporter for its Project on Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes. She also sits on the National Academy of Science's Committee on Science, Technology and Law. Professor Dreyfuss was a consultant to the Federal Courts Study Committee, to the Presidential Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents, and to the Federal Trade Commission.

Professor Dreyfuss served on the National Academy of Sciences' Committees on Intellectual Property in Genomic and Protein Research and Innovation and on Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge-Based Economy, and on the Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Service's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society. She is a past chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Association of Law Schools. In addition to articles in her specialty areas, she has co-authored casebooks on civil procedure and intellectual property law.

Professor Dreyfuss spent several years as a research chemist before entering Columbia University Law School. After graduating, she was a law clerk to Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to Chief Justice Warren Burger of the U.S. Supreme Court.

She received her B.A. from Wellesley College, her M.S. from University of California at Berkeley, and her J.D. from Columbia Law School.