Guy A. Rub
Education and Experience
- BA, Tel-Aviv University
- LLB, Tel-Aviv University
- MA, University of Madrid
- LLM, University of Michigan
- SJD, University of Michigan
Professor Guy A. Rub is an expert in the intersection between intellectual property law, contract law, and economic theory. His work explores how markets shape and are being shaped by intellectual property law. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in the Chicago Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Yale Law Journal Forum, and Virginia Law Review, among others. He presented his work extensively both domestically and abroad.
Professor Rub has studied law on three continents. He holds an SJD degree and an LL.M. degree from the University of Michigan Law School; a master’s degree in Law & Economics from the University of Madrid; a European Master in Law and Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands; and an LL.B. degree from Tel-Aviv University. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Rina S. Meshel of the Tel-Aviv Appellate Court. Prior to joining Moritz, he was practicing at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles.
Professor Rub also holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Tel-Aviv University and worked as a software programmer and engineer prior to pursuing a career in law.
Professor Rub teaches Copyright Law, Contracts, and Law and Economics at Moritz.
Open Source Contracts: A Free Casebook (forthcoming 2023).
Against Copyright Customization, 107 Iowa L. Rev. 677 (2021)
Owning Nothingness: Between the Legal and the Social Norms of the Art World, 2019 BYU L. Rev. 1147 (2020)
Amazon and the New World of Publishing, 14 ISJLP 367 (2018)
A Less-Formalistic Copyright Preemption, 24 J. Intell. Prop. L. 327 (2018)
Copyright Survives: Rethinking the Copyright-Contract Conflict, 103 Va. L. Rev. 1141 (2017)
Copyright's Framing Problem, 64 UCLA L. Rev. 1102 (2017)
Rebalancing Copyright Exhaustion, 64 Emory L.J. 741 (2015)
The Unconvincing Case for Resale Royalties, 124 Yale L.J.F. 1 (2014)