Contact:

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cyberspace Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Law & Economics
  • Property Law

Alina Ng

 

Associate Professor of Law

 

Education:

 

  • Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD), Stanford Law School; 2004.
  • Master of the Science of Law (JSM), Stanford Law School; 2001.
  • Master of Law (LLM), Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; 1996.
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB), University of London; 1995.

 

Courses Taught:

 

  • Property
  • Cyberlaws
  • Copyright
  • Patent
  • Law & Economics
  • Advance Copyright 

 

Scholarships & Academic Awards:

 

  • Fulbright Scholarship (2000-2004)
  • Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University (2000-2001)
  • Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship (1995-1996)
  • Director's Prize for First Class Honors in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (1995)

 

Other Affiliations & Certifications:

 

  • Legal Project Lead, Creative Commons Malaysia 2006-present
  • Member, Oxford and Cambridge Society, Malaysia, 2004-present
  • Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, 1995-present

 

Publications:

 

  • Copyright and Moral Norms, forthcoming in Journal of Public Interest Law (2012)
  • Literary Property and Copyright, forthcoming in Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property Law (2012)
  • Rights, Privileges and Access to Information, 42 LOY. U. CHI. L. J. 89 (2010)
  • Copyright Law and the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts (Edward Elgar 2011)
  • When Users Are Authors: Authorship in the Age of Digital Media, 12 VAND.J.ENT.&TECH.L. 853 (2010)
  • The Author's Rights in Literary and Artistic Works, 9 J. Marshall Rev. of Intell. Prop. L. 453 (2009)
  • The Social Contract and Authorship: Allocating Entitlements in the Copyright System, 19 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 413 (2009).
  • Authors and Readers: Conceptualizing Authorship in Copyright Law, 30 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 377 (2008).
  • Copyright's Empire: Why the Law Matters, 11 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 337 (2007).
  • Malaysia: On the Road to the Information Age with Vincent Lowe (Asian Media Information and Communication Center and School of Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1999)

 

Professional Experience:

 

  • Associate Professor of Law, Mississippi College School of Law (July 2010-present)
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Mississippi College School of Law (August 2007-June 2010)
  • Senior Executive, Multimedia Development Corporation, Cyberjaya, Malaysia (August 2004-June 2007)
  • Research Assistant to Professors Deborah Rhode and Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School (May 2003-September 2003)
  • Senior Executive, Multimedia Development Corporation, Cyberjaya, Malaysia (June 1997- September 2000)
  • Tax Assistant, Arthur Andersen, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (November 1996 - May 1997)

 

Thesis & Dissertation:

 

  • Commercializing Motion Pictures and Sound Recording through the Internet: Copyright Law and Technological Change (on file with Stanford Robert Crown Law Library and Stanford University Library Special Collections and University Archives, 3781 2004 N)
  • The Economics of Intellectual Property Rights, Competition and Technology Transfer in the Software Industry (on file with Stanford Robert Crown Law Library, 3781 2001 N)
 
 
 
 

Presentations & Conferences:

 
 
  • "Legal Fictions and the Concept of Deemed Authorship," Arizona State University, Legal Scholars Conference, March 9, 2013 (work in progress).
  • “Copyright and Moral Norms,” Faculty Exchange, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, March 7, 2012
  • “Impact of SOPA and PIPA on Creativity,” Mississippi College, Clinton, January 18, 2012
  • Participant, Global Congress of Public Interest Intellectual Property Law, American University, Washington D.C., August 25-27, 2011
  • “Copyright and Moral Norms,” Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, De Paul University Law School, Chicago, August 11-12, 2011
  • Chair and discussant, Panel on Media, Law, and Ideology, Law and Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, June 2-5, 2011
  • “The Author as a Social Construct,” Law and Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, June 2-5, 2011
  • “Authentic Authorship,” Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake Law School, April 1-2, 2011
  • “Property and Progress of Science and Arts,” Poster Presentation, Midwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 31, 2011
  • “Literary Property,” Association of Law, Property, and Society Annual Meeting, Georgetown Law Center, March 4-5, 2011
  • “Copyright and Progress of Science,” Mississippi College School of Law Faculty Forum, November 30, 2010
  • “Property and Progress of Science and Arts,” Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Seton Hall Law School, New Jersey, September 9-12, 2010
  • "Of Property & Contracts: Disentangling Rights in Literary and Artistic Works," AALS Mid-Year Meeting, Property Section, June 11-12, 2010
  • "Authentic Authorship," Law & Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, May 27-30, 2010
  • "The Ethics of Authorship," Midwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 22-25, 2010
  • "Is There a Right of Access: Of Authors, Publishers, and Users," Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake Law School, March 26-27, 2010
  • "The Idea of a Use Right," Association for Law, Property, and Society Annual Meeting, Georgetown Law Center, March 5-6, 2010
  • "Artistic Norms, Property Rights, and Copyright," Panel on Art Law, AALS Annual Meeting 2010, New Orleans, January 6-10, 2010
  • "Rights, Privileges, and Access to Information," Poster Presentation, Property Law Section, AALS Annual Meeting 2010, New Orleans, January 6-10, 2010
  • Journalism & The New Media Ecology, November 13-14, 2009, Yale Law School (Conference Attendee)
  • "When Users are Authors: Authorship in the Age of Digital Media," Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Symposium, October 23, 2009
  • Sixth Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference, October 16-17, 2009, William & Mary Law School (Conference Attendee)
  • "Taking Copyright Seriously: When Abridging Rights is Wrong," Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Conference, Seton Hall University School of Law, October 2-3, 2009
  • "Rights, Privileges, and Access to Information, Mississippi College School of Law Faculty Forum, September 10, 2009
  • "Owning Literary and Artistic Works," 2nd Conference on Innovation and Communication Law, University of Louisville, Aug. 21-22, 2009
  • "The Author's Rights in Literary and Artistic Works," Midwestern Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Apr. 2-5, 2009
  • "Property Rights and Access to Information," Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake Law School, Feb. 27-29, 2009
  • "Authorial Rights in the Copyright System," Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Conference, Tulane Law School, Oct. 3-4, 2008
  • "The Social Contract and Authorship," Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Stanford Law School, Aug. 7-8, 2008
  • "Property and Access in Copyright," Southeastern Association of Law Schools New Scholars Conference, Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach, Jul. 28-Aug. 1, 2008
  • "The Social Contract and Authorship," Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake University Law School, Feb. 22-23, 2008
  • "Inalienability of Property in Literary and Artistic Works," Junior Property Scholar Workshop, Widener Law School, Feb. 8-9, 2008
  • "Authorship in the Commons," Asia and Commons in the Information Age, Taipei, Taiwan, Jan. 19-20, 2008