The creator and supervisor of CopyrightX is William Fisher, the WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Harvard Law School.  He developed the pedagogy of the course, prepared the recorded lectures, and selected and edited the reading materials.  Comments concerning how those materials could be improved are welcome; such comments should be directed to  tfisher at

Since 2017, Ruth Okediji, the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor at Harvard Law School, has assumed a growing share of the responsibility for reshaping and teaching the course.

Abigail Liles is serving as Head Teaching Fellow for CopyrightX 2022.

The teaching fellows who are teaching Online Sections in 2022 are:

Lists of the teaching fellows in previous years are accessible here.

The teachers of the affiliated courses are listed on the homepages of each of those courses.