Professor Lee’s principal research interests are in property and intellectual property, focusing on the intersection between moral reasoning and economic analysis in the law. His most recent scholarship is forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review and in an Oxford University Press collection of papers by property theorists on the philosophical foundations of property law. He has been an invited participant or commentator at the Philosophical Foundations of Property Law conference at University College London, the Private Law Workshop at Harvard Law School and the Private Law Theory conference at the University of Southern California. He has also presented papers at annual meetings of the Association for Law, Property, and Society; the Midwest Law and Economics Association; and the Intellectual Property Scholars Conference. At the Law School, he is affiliated with the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law.
Professor Lee holds a Ph.D. in philosophy. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 2009, he served as law clerk to Judge Ralph K. Winter, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In law school, he was a Book Reviews and Features Editor for the Yale Law Journal.