Abraham Drassinower
Professor & Chair, Legal, Ethical and Cultural Implications of Technological Innovation
Tel.: 416-978-4408

Abraham Drassinower, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., LL.B. (Toronto) is Professor at the Faculty of Law, and Chair in the Legal, Ethical and Cultural Implications of Technological Innovation. He joined the Faculty of Law in 1999, and served as Director (20006-2009) and co-Director (2012-2017) of the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy. He previously held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto (1993-1995), and lectured principally on political philosophy at York University (1993-1995) and at the University of Toronto (1995-1998).  He served as a Law Clerk to Mr. Justice John C. Major of the Supreme Court of Canada (1998-1999).

Professor Drassinower's interests include property, intellectual property, legal and political philosophy, critical theory, and psychoanalysis. He has published in the areas of charitable trusts, unjust enrichment, intellectual property, and psychoanalysis and political theory.  His most recent work is What's Wrong with Copying (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015). See Publisher's web page.