Michael W. Carroll

Michael W. Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University's Washington College of Law.[1][2] Carroll is one of the founding Board Members of Creative Commons, a not-for-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others to legally build upon and share.[1] He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Public Library of Science PLOS and served on the National Academy of Sciences' Board on Research Data and Information from 2008 to 2013.

Michael W. Carroll
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Michael W. Carroll by Joi Ito
NationalityAmerican
OccupationProfessor of Law
Known forCreative Commons
Spouse(s)Kristy Carroll
ChildrenMadeleine Carroll, Vivian Carroll
Academic background
Education
Academic work
InstitutionsAmerican University Washington College of Law
Main interestsintellectual property law, electronic commerce, cyberlaw

EducationEdit

Professor Carroll received his A.B. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. While in law school, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the American Criminal Law Review.

Early careerEdit

After law school Carroll worked as an associate attorney at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering for about a year. Subsequently Carroll clerked for US District Court Judge Joyce Hens Green and D.C. Circuit Judge Judith W. Rogers. He returned to Wilmer to practice in the intellectual property and e-commerce areas. He began his teaching career in 2001 at the Villanova University School of Law.

Prior to law school he taught high school in Hwange, Zimbabwe and worked for the Africa-America Institute on providing election assistance in Africa. Married to Kristy Carroll and has two daughters Madeleine Carroll and Vivian Carroll.

CareerEdit

Carroll's scholarly work focuses on intellectual property law and the law of electronic commerce. Carroll also is an active advocate for open access to the peer-reviewed scholarly periodical literature. He has written and lectured on the subject, and he is the author of the SPARC Author's Addendum. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the National Security Law Brief.[3][4] Carroll's scholarly work focuses on intellectual property law and the law of electronic commerce. Carroll also is an active advocate for open access to the peer-reviewed scholarly periodical literature. He has written and lectured on the subject, and he is the author of the SPARC Author's Addendum. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the National Security Law Brief.[5][6]

Carroll was a founding Board Member of the Creative Commons, and regularly attends and speaks at the Creative Commons Global Summit events.[1][7]

 
Carroll at the Creative Commons Global Summit in 2015

PublicationsEdit

Carroll's publications include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "CYBERLAW EXPERT TO DISCUSS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND NEW BENEFITS TO THE HUMANITIES AT KANSAS UNION". Kansas University Library. April 14, 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. ^ Pulla, Priyanka (July 17, 2019). "The plan to mine the world's research papers". Nature. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. ^ "National Security Law Brief". American University Washington College of Law.
  4. ^ National Security Law Brief
  5. ^ "National Security Law Brief". American University Washington College of Law.
  6. ^ National Security Law Brief
  7. ^ "CREATIVE COMMONS GLOBAL SUMMIT 2013 ARRIVES IN BUENOS AIRES". InfoJustice. Aug 19, 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2020.

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