Julie Cohen, Georgetown Law School
Graeme Dinwoodie, Chicago Kent School of Law
Richard Epstein, University of Chicago School of Law
Bernt Hugenholtz, University of Amsterdam, Information Law Institute
Raymond Ku, Seton Hall School of Law (visiting at Cornell Law School)
Mark Lemley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Larry Lessig, Stanford Law School
Joe Liu, Boston College School of Law
Anita Ramasastry, University of Washington School of Law
Tony Reese, University of Texas School of Law
Pamela Samuelson, Boalt Hall School of Law & SIMS
Hal Abelson, Computer Science, MIT
Allan Adler, Association of American Publishers (AAP)
Alex Alben, RealNetworks, Inc.
Fritz Attaway, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
Jerry Berman, Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT)
Ed Black, Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA)
Bob Blakley, IBM
Drew Dean, SRI International
Sarah Deutsch, Verizon Communications
John Erickson, Hewlett Packard Labs
David Farber, University of Pennsylvania (visiting at Computer Science, CMU)
Edward Felten, Computer Science, Princeton University
Joan Feigenbaum, Computer Science, Yale University
Barb Fox, Microsoft Corp.
Lucky Green, cypherpunks.to
Jon Healey, Los Angeles Times
Brian LaMacchia, Microsoft Corp.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, California 16th District (Silicon Valley)
John Manferdelli, Microsoft Corp.
Chris Murray, Consumers Union
David Reed, CableLabs, Inc.
Tomas Sander, Hewlett Packard Labs
Carl Shapiro, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Cary Sherman, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
Emery Simon, Business Software Allliance (BSA)
Lon Sobel, Entertainment Law Reporter
Mozelle Thompson, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission
Hal Varian, School of Information Management & Systems, Berkeley
David Wagner, Computer Science, Berkeley
Donald M. Whiteside, Intel Corp.
Julie Cohen recieved her A.B. at Harvard-Radcliffe and her J.D. at Harvard. Professor Cohen teaches and writes about intellectual property law and data privacy law, with particular focus on computer software and digital works and on the intersection of copyright, privacy, and the First Amendment in cyberspace. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Prior to joining the Law Center Faculty in 1999, Professor Cohen was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She previously practiced with the San Francisco firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, where she specialized in intellectual property litigation. She was law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Professor of Law and Director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law. Professor Graeme Dinwoodie joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in August, 2000, having spent the 1999-2000 academic year as a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. From 1994-2000, he was a Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was awarded the Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 1996, 1998 and 1999. Prior to teaching, Professor Dinwoodie had been an associate with Sullivan and Cromwell in New York, concentrating in the practice of intellectual property law and in commercial, corporate, and international litigation. He holds a First Class Honors LL.B. degree in Private Law from the University of Glasgow, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a J.S.D. from Columbia Law School. He was the Burton Fellow in residence at Columbia Law School for 1988-89, working in the field of intellectual property law, and a John F. Kennedy Scholar at Harvard Law School for 1987-88.
Richard Epstein is a professor of law at the University of Chicago. He received a B.A. in philosophy summa cum laude from Columbia in 1964. He received a B.A. in law with first class honors from Oxford University in 1966, and an LL.B., cum laude, from the Yale Law School in 1968. Upon his graduation he joined the faculty at the University of Southern California, where he taught until 1972. In 1972, he visited the University of Chicago, and became a regular member of the faculty the next year. He was named James Parker Hall Professor in 1982 and Distinguished Service Professor in 1988. Mr. Epstein has written extensively in many legal areas. He has written scholarly articles on a broad range of common law, constitutional, economic, historical, and philosophical subjects. Among the subjects that he has taught are contracts, property, torts, and criminal law in the first year curriculum, and conflicts of law, health law, workers' compensation, real estate development and finance, and political theory in the upper years. Since 1991, he has been an editor of the Journal of Law & Economics. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1985. He served as Interim Dean of the Law School from February to June of 2001.
Bernt Hugenholtz is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam. In 1989 he received his doctorate cum laude from the University of Amsterdam, where he defended his thesis on copyright protection of works of information. He has written numerous books, studies and articles on topics involving copyright and information technology, notably on the protection of computer software and databases, and copyright problems relating to the emerging digital networked environment. At the University of Amsterdam he teaches courses in Copyright Law, Industrial Property Law and Media and Information Law. He was a member of the Amsterdam Bar and partner of Stibbe Simont Monahan Duhot from 1990 to 1998. Prof. Hugenholtz is Chairman of the Intellectual Property Task Force of the Legal Advisory Board of the European Commission, and Editor-in-chief of the Information Law Series, published by Kluwer Law International. He has been on several international missions representing the World Intellectual Property Organization, e.g. in China and Indonesia, and is a regular speaker at international conferences.
Associate Professor of Law and Director, Institute of Law, Science & Technology. Professor Ku received his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law where he was a Leonard Boudin First Amendment Fellow in the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program, and his A.B. with Honors from Brown University where he was the recipient of the Philo Sherman Bennet Prize for the best political science thesis discussing the principles of free government. After law school, Professor Ku clerked for the Honorable Timothy K. Lewis, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He then practiced constitutional, intellectual property, and antitrust law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, and First Amendment/media and intellectual property law with what is now Levine Sullivan & Koch, L.L.P., both in Washington, D.C. His clients have included traditional media entities such as The New York Times and CNN as well as "dot coms." Prior to joining the Seton Hall Faculty, Professor Ku taught cyberspace and constitutional law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and intellectual property, media law, and property at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami. Professor Ku writes in the areas of constitutional law, intellectual property, and Internet law, and is the lead author of the first casebook devoted exclusively to the study of cyberspace law.
Mark Lemley is a Professor of Law at the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. He teaches intellectual property, computer law, patent law, antitrust, and the law of electronic commerce. He is of counsel to the law firm of Keker & Van Nest, where he litigates and counsels clients in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property and computer law. He is the author of six books and 43 articles on these and related subjects, including the two-volume treatise IP and Antitrust. He has taught intellectual property law to federal and state judges at numerous Federal Judicial Center and ABA programs, and has testified five times before Congress and the Federal Trade Commission on patent, antitrust and constitutional law matters. He has chaired or co-chaired more than a dozen major conferences on antitrust, intellectual property and computer law, including Computers Freedom and Privacy '98, and he was the 1997 Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Law and Computers. Professor Lemley received his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, and his A.B. from Stanford University. After graduating from law school, he clerked for Judge Dorothy Nelson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and has practiced law in Silicon Valley with Brown & Bain and with Fish & Richardson. Before joining the Boalt faculty in January 2000, he was the Marrs McLean Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law.
Lawrence Lessig is a Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the School's Center for Internet and Society. He is the Chair of the Creative Commons project. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty, he was the Beckman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Lessig was also a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and a Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He is the author of The Future of Ideas and Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace. In 2001, he was once again listed among the "visionaries" on Business Week's "e.biz25," the magazine's roundup of the 25 most influential people in electronic business. Lessig earned a BA in economics and a BS in management from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in philosophy from Cambridge, and a JD from Yale.
Joseph P. Liu joined the BCLS faculty in 2001. He had been an assistant professor at U.C. Hastings College of Law since 1999. He has served as Vice President and General Counsel at BuyerZone.com, a business-to-business Internet start-up company. He also served as a Climenko Teaching Fellow in the Lawyering Program at Harvard Law School from 1997-1998. Professor Liu received his B.A. in Physics and Philosophy in 1989 from Yale University, and his J.D. in 1994 from Columbia Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Law Review. After law school, he clerked for Judge Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Following his clerkship, Professor Liu worked as a litigator at Foley, Hoag & Eliot in Boston, Massachusetts, where his practice consisted of intellectual property litigation, securities litigation, and white collar criminal defense. Professor Liu's primary teaching and research interests include intellectual property, property, law and the Internet, contracts, and Internet regulation.
Anita Ramasastry is the Associate Director of the Center for Law, Commerce & Technology and an Assistant professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle. She joined the faculty in 1996. Her research interests include law and technology, international commercial law and banking, self regulation of the Internet, on-line dispute resolution and consumer protection and payment systems. Ramasastry is a Faculty Associate of the University's Center for Internet Studies. Ramasastry is currently the reporter for the American Bar Association's Joint Task Force on E-Commerce and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Ramasastry is also the reporter for the Uniform Money Services Act. Prior to joining the University of Washington, Ramasastry was a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She has also worked as an attorney for the international law firm of White & Case in Budapest, Hungary, and as an assistant professor of law at the Central European University in Budapest (founded by financier George Soros). She is currently a law reform consultant to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
A specialist in copyright, intellectual property, and the law of cyberspace, Professor Reese came to Texas in 1999 from Stanford Law School, where he was a Research Fellow in the Program in Law, Science and Technology. Prior to his fellowship, he clerked for the Hon. Betty Fletcher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and practiced intellectual property law with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. His publications include "The Public Display Right" (University of Illinois Law Review, 2001), "Copyright in Internet Music Transactions" (University of Miami Law Review, 2001), and "State Accountability for Violations of Intellectual Property Rights" (Texas Law Review, 2001) (co-author).
Pamela Samuelson is a Professor at the University of California at Berkeley with a joint appointment in the School of Information Management & Systems as well as in the School of Law where she is a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. She teaches courses on intellectual property, cyberlaw and information policy. She has written and spoken extensively about the challenges that new information technologies pose for traditional legal regimes, especially for intellectual property law and is an advisor for the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic. A 1976 graduate of Yale Law School, she practiced law as an associate with the New York law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher before turning to more academic pursuits. From 1981 through June 1996 she was a member of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, from which she visited at Columbia, Cornell, and Emory Law Schools.
Harold (Hal) Abelson is Class of 1922 Professor Of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a Fellow of the IEEE. He holds an A.B. degree from Princeton University and a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from MIT. In 1992, Abelson was designated as one of MIT's six inaugural MacVicar Faculty Fellows, in recognition of his significant and sustained contributions to teaching and undergraduate education. Abelson was recipient in 1992 of the Bose Award (MIT's School of Engineering teaching award). Abelson is also the winner of the 1995 Taylor L. Booth Education Award given by IEEE Computer Society, cited for his continued contributions to the pedagogy and teaching of introductory computer science.
Mr. Adler is Vice President for Legal and Governmental Affairs in the Washington, D.C. office of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the national trade organization which represents our Nation's book and journal publishing industries. From 1989 until joining AAP in 1996, Mr. Adler practiced law as a member of Cohn and Marks, the Washington, D.C. communications law firm. His practice focused primarily on government relations in areas of federal law, regulation and policy concerning information, telecommunications & technology. Prior to joining Cohn and Marks, Mr. Adler served as Legislative Counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union (1981-1989), where he presented testimony before various committees of Congress on a broad range of issues concerning the public's right to obtain and disseminate information. He also represented the ACLU concerning a variety of public policy matters relating to national security, privacy, and the due process rights of employees in the workplace. Mr. Adler holds a B.A. in History from the State University of New York at Binghamton (1974) and a Juris Doctor from the National Law Center of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (1978). Mr. Adler has been a member of the State Department's Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy ("ACICIP") since his appointment to it in 1997.
Alex Alben is Vice President, Public Policy, for RealNetworks with responsibility for managing global public policy and legislative issues relating to the company's wide range of software and media businesses. He represents RealNetworks in music industry and high technology policy groups. At RealNetworks, Mr. Alben is responsible for policy matters involving e-commerce and the digital distribution of audio and video content and has testified on these issues before Congress and administrative hearings. From February of 1998 to July of 1999, Alben was the executive in charge of developing RealNetworks entertainment web services and music products, including Real Jukebox. From 1993-97, Alben served as Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel for Starwave Corporation in Bellevue, Washington, where he negotiated many of the underlying deals for Starwave's leading sports and entertainment online services, such as ESPN.com, NFL.com, NBA.com and Mr. Showbiz. Orion Pictures and Warner Bros.: Prior to joining Starwave, he served for three years as Director of Business Affairs at Orion Pictures and for two years as Associate General Counsel at Warner Bros., primarily working on feature film financing, production and distribution. Mr. Alben is a graduate of Stanford University (Class of '80), with distinction, and Stanford Law School (Class of '84). Mr. Alben currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington School of Law and teaches a section of the advanced copyright course at Stanford Law School. He speaks regularly at conferences devoted to Internet media, privacy and security issues. Alben writes frequently on copyright law and business issues relating to digital distribution of media. He is the author of a novel, Our Man in Mongoa, published by Scribner's.
Fritz Attaway is currently the Executive Vice President and Washington General Counsel for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Mr. Attaway joined MPAA in 1976 and was made a vice president in 1978. Before joining MPAA, Mr. Attaway served as Attorney-Advisor in the Cable Television Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Attaway received a B.A., with honors, in 1968 from The College of Idaho and a J.D. in 1973 from the University of Chicago where he was awarded a National Honors Scholarship. From 1968-1970 Mr. Attaway served in the U.S. Army as an airdrop specialist for the 10th Special Forces Group. In addition to his duties at MPAA, Mr. Attaway is an officer of the Motion Picture Association, which represents MPAA member companies abroad, and serves on the board of directors of the Copyright Collective of Canada. He currently serves on the Industry Sector Advisory Committee for Services which advises the Executive Branch on services issues relating to international trade. He is also currently a member of the Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy on the U.S. State Department.
Jerry Berman is the Executive Director of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), which is a Washington, D.C. based Internet public policy organization founded in December of 1994. He is also the President of the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a Washington, DC based non-profit established by leading Internet companies and public interest groups to conduct programs designed to educate policy makers and the public about the commercial and democratic potential of today's decentralized and global Internet. Mr. Berman heads the 150 organization Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus, a bipartisan group of over 160 members of Congress which sponsor Internet policy forums and a speakers program to increase congressional understanding of the Internet. Prior to founding the Center for Democracy and Technology, Mr. Berman was a Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. From 1978 to1988, he was Chief Legislative Counsel at the ACLU and founder and director of ACLU Projects on Privacy and Information Technology. In 1999 Mr. Berman served on the congressionally appointed Child Online Protection Commission tasked to study technologies and other methods for protecting children from objectionable material on the Internet consistent with constitutional values. In 1996 Mr. Berman coordinated the Citizens Internet Empowerment Coalition first amendment challenge to the Communications Decency Act. Mr. Berman received his BA, MA, and LLB at the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated with honors, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and served as an editor of the California Law Review at Boalt Law School. And he has written widely on Internet and civil liberties issues and often appears in the media and testifies before Congress on Internet policy issues.
Ed Black has been President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) since early 1995. He has specialized in international trade, competition policy and intellectual property matters and has been extensively involved in a number of other issues of importance to the industry, including e-commerce, privacy, security, open standards, federal procurement and telecommunications policy. Mr. Black also serves as the current Chairman of the State Department's Advisory Committee on International Communications & Information Policy. He is a past President of the Washington International Trade Association & Foundation and Chairman of the Pro-Trade Group. He is on the board of directors of the Interoperability Clearing House (ICH), as well as a member of various bar and technology policy organizations, including a past presidency as Chairman of the American Intellectual Property Law Association's Subcommittee on Export Controls, and the Advisory Board for BNA's Electronic Information Policy and Law Report. He is active politically at the local, state and national levels. Mr. Black regularly testifies before Congress and is a frequent commentator for both national and industry media. Mr. Black has served as the chief legislative assistant for Rep. Louis Stokes (D-OH), congressional liaison for the State Department, Administrative Assistant to Rep. John LaFalce (D-NY), Deputy to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs at the Commerce Department, and as partner in a law firm where he represented a number of high-tech companies and associations. While in law school, Mr. Black began his professional career with the federal government as a Presidential Management Intern, and held the position of Deputy Director of the law school's Law and Policy Institute. Mr. Black received his Bachelor of Art's degree from Muhlenberg College and his Juris Doctor degree from American University's Washington College of Law, where he won honors in the area of international law.
Dr Bob Blakley is chief scientist for Security and Privacy at IBM Tivoli Software. He is general chair of the 2003 IEEE Security and Privacy Conference and has served as General Chair of the ACM New Security Paradigms Workshop. He serves on the National Academy of Science's study group on Authentication Technologies and Their Privacy Implications. He was named Distinguished Security Practitioner by the 2002 ACM Computer Security and Applications Conference (ACSAC), and serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Information Security (IJIS). Mr. Blakley was chief scientist for DASCOM, Inc. at the time of its acquisition by IBM and integration into Tivoli. Before joining DASCOM, he was lead security architect for IBM where he was employed for nine years. He is the author of "CORBA Security: An Introduction to Safe Computing with Objects and the editor of the Open Group PKI working group's "Architecture for Public Key Infrastructure." Mr. Blakley received an A.B. in classics from Princeton University, and a master's degree and Ph.D. in computer and communications sciences from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Drew Dean is a Computer Scientist at SRI International. He joined SRI full time in July 2001; prior to that he was a Member of the Research Staff at Xerox PARC. Dr. Dean holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University, and a B.Sc. degree from Carnegie Mellon University, all in Computer Science. Dr. Dean pioneered the systematic study of Java security, and more recently has worked across a wide range of areas in security, including cryptography, the theory of access control, and IP traceback. Among his publications, he has received a Best Student Paper award from the ACM Computer and Communications Security conference (1997), an Outstanding Paper award from the ACM Symposium on Operating System Principles (1997), and a Best Paper Award from the Internet Society's Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (2001). Dr. Dean is a member of the editorial board of Springer-Verlag's International Journal of Information Security, and serves on the National Research Council's "Authentication Technologies and their Privacy Implications" study committee.
Sarah Deutsch is Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Verizon Communications. Her practice covers all global Internet policy issues, including liability, privacy, intellectual property policy and Internet jurisdiction. She currently represents Verizon on a host of domestic and international Internet issues ranging from digital rights management, the Hague Convention, Council of Europe Cybercrime Convention, Europe's E-Commerce and Copyright Directives, ICANN, domain name issues, and all U.S. Internet-related legislation. Ms. Deutsch served as Private Sector Advisor to the U.S. Delegation to the World Intellectual Property Organization 1996 Conference on the WIPO Copyright Treaties. She was one five negotiators for the U.S. telecommunications industry in the negotiations that resulted in the passage of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. She has also served as a private sector expert to the Hague Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and was an industry representative to the G8 meetings on cybercrime. Ms. Deutsch was formerly Vice President & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) managing a large intellectual property practice, including registration and enforcement of patents, trademarks and copyrights worldwide.
John S. Erickson is a Systems Program Manager with Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, where he researches mechanisms for the expression, exchange and enforcement of IPR policies, especially architectures for digital rights management and privacy in open environments. John was awarded a U.S. patent in 1998 for rights management technologies and services that originated with his Ph.D. research at Dartmouth College; other related patents are pending. He has been an active participant in various international metadata and rights management standardization efforts, and sits on a number of working groups and advisory panels. John holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College (1997), an M.Eng.(EE) from Cornell University (1989), and a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1984). He founded NetRights LLC in 1995 and was VP-Technology Strategy for Yankee Rights Management, 1997-1999.
David Farber is a faculty member of the Computer and Information Science Department and of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He also teaches in the new Telecommunications and Networking MS program and is on the Faculty Council of the SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management of the Wharton School. He is Director of the Distributed Computer Laboratory. Professor Farber had graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology in 1956 and then started an eleven year career at Bell Laboratories where he helped design the first electronic switching system - the ESS as well as helping to design the programming language SNOBOL. He then went west to The Rand Corporation and to Scientific data Systems prior to joining academia. He is on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. Professor Farber is also a fellow of the Center for Global Communications of Japan and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Democracy and Technology. He has just completed 10 years of service on the National Research Council's Computer Science and Telecommunications Board. He is a fellow of the IEEE and was the recipient of the 1995 Sigcomm Award for life long contributions to the computer communications field.
Edward Felten is an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at Princeton University. He received a BS in Physics from California Institute of Technology, and a MS and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Washington. Between finishing his BA in 1986 and starting his MS in1989, he worked as a senior computing Analyst for Caltech Computing Project at California Institute of Technology. His research interests include Computer and communications security, especially relating to consumer devices and software, impact of the law on technology, operating systems, Internet software, Security of mechanisms for distributing executable content over the Internet, interaction of security with programming languages and operating systems, distributed computing, parallel computing architecture and software. His current and recent professional service activities include member of ACM Advisory Committee on Security and Privacy, member of National Research Council Study on "Fundamentals of Computer Science," Member of Information Science and Technology (ISAT) advisory board, and Co-chair of ISAT study on "Reconciling National Security with Privacy."
Joan Feigenbaum is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Yale University. She received a BA in Mathematics from Harvard and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford. Between finishing her Ph.D. in 1986 and starting at Yale in 2000, she was with AT&T, most recently in the Information Sciences Research Center of the AT&T Shannon Laboratory in Florham Park, NJ. Her research interests include Internet algorithms, computational complexity, security and privacy, and digital copyright. Her current and recent professional service activities include Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cryptology, Board of Directors Member for the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, member of the NAS Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Program Chair for the 2002 ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management, and Tutorial Chair for the 2003 ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce. Professor Feigenbaum is a Fellow of the ACM.
Barbara Fox is a Senior Software Architect, Cryptography and Digital Rights Management for Microsoft Corporation. She is also currently a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She serves on the National Academies of Science Committee on "Authentication Technologies and Their Implications for Privacy," the Technical Advisory Board of "The Creative Commons," and the Board of Directors of the International Financial Cryptography Association. Ms. Fox joined Microsoft in 1993 as Director of Advanced Product Development and led the company's electronic commerce technology development group. She has co-authored Internet standards in the areas of Public Key Infrastructure and XML security. Her research at Harvard focuses on digital copyright law, public policy, and privacy. Immediately prior to Microsoft, Ms. Fox was President of SystemSoft America, a Macintosh software development company in Palo Alto, California, and in addition she was a consultant to Visa International. Between 1981 and 1984, she was Engineering Development Manager for AppleTalk at Apple Computer.
Lucky Green coordinated the efforts leading to the discovery and break of COMP128, A5/1, and A5/2, the GSM digital cellular telephauthenticationntiction and encryption ciphers. He is a senior advisor on digital telephony issues to development efforts engaged in designing low cost phone encryption devices and a consultant to memory chip forensic data analysis teams for international customers. Cypherpunks.to is a center for research and development of cypherpunk projects such as remailers, anonymous peer-to-peer devices, secure network tunnels, mobile voice encryption, untraceable electronic cash, secure operating systems, and other projects.
Jon Healey currently writes for the Los Angeles Times for the weekly "Tech Times" personal technology section. His area of expertise includes interactive TV and cable, personal TV, peer-to-peer networking, Web broadcasting, online Hollywood and digital music. He is formerly the multimedia reporter on the San Jose Mercury News business staff, where investigated how readers are affected by the emergence of new, interactive forms of entertainment and information. Healey has been writing about communications since 1994, starting at Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report in Washington, D.C. After covering the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and its precursors, he fled Washington for freelance journalism in Buffalo, N.Y. He joined the Mercury News staff two winters later.
Brian LaMacchia is the Development Lead for .NET Framework Security at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA, a position he has held since April 1999. Previously, Dr. LaMacchia was the Program Manager for core cryptography in Windows 2000 and, prior to joining Microsoft in 1997, he was a Senior Member of Technical Staff in the Public Policy Research Group at AT&T Labs and Research in Florham Park, NJ. He received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1990, 1991, and 1996, respectively.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren
Congresswoman Lofgren has been called a "leader of the pack" and a "Cyber-Champion" for her leadership in technology legislation and other issues representing the 16th Congressional District. Appointed as an Organizational Leader of the Democratic High-Tech Advisory Group, Lofgren has personally introduced many of her colleagues to computers and the Internet. She also has been a leader on high-tech issues such as reforming export controls on computers and encryption, H1-B Visas, improving our nation's patent system, and protecting the E-rate which provides affordable Internet access for schools, libraries and rural health centers. Currently, she serves on the House Judiciary Committee; Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property Subcommittee; and the Immigration and Claims Subcommittee. She also sits on the House Science Committee; Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee; and the Environment, Technology and Standards Subcommittee. She is also a member of the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. A graduate of Stanford University, and of Santa Clara University Law School, Congresswoman Lofgren has been in public service for over 3 decades, starting out as a staff member for Congressman Don Edwards from 1970 to 1978. She also served on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors from 1981-1994. She was first elected to Congress in 1994. Congresswoman Lofgren is married and is the mother of two children.
John Manferdelli is the general manager of Microsoft's "Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB)" business unit. He attended the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, where he majored in physics. Then he went to the University of California at Berkeley, where he took his PhD in mathematics. After school, he took a job at Bell Laboratories, doing work in cryptography. He left Bell Labs, started a company that built a natural language database interface, and moved back to the city by the Bay. In 1995, he sold his company. He came to Redmond and worked in the SQL server group, helping to integrate his company's technology into Microsoft's product. After three years he went back to cryptography at Microsoft Research. There he worked with Paul England and the Emerging Technology Group, headed by Dick Brass.
Chris Murray is the Internet and Telecommunications Counsel for Consumers Union's Washington Office (Consumers Union is the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine). Before his position of Counsel with CU, he was a Ford Foundation Media, Arts & Culture Fellow, focusing on broadband and other telecommunications issues for two years. Mr. Murray also worked on broadband issues with government relations firm Leslie Harris & Associates for clients as diverse as the American Library Association and America Online. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.
David Reed is Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning for Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs). In this position he is responsible for providing strategic oversight to CableLabs' DOCSIS, PacketCable and OpenCable projects, as well as guiding the development of entrepreneurial activities at CableLabs. He also is responsible for leading CableLabs' strategic assessment department, and new research and development projects addressing business, economic, strategic, and public policy issues of immediate interest to member companies. Reed has led a number of CableLabs' key projects, including its PacketCable multimedia architecture initiative, strategic assessment effort, Go2BroadbandSM business-to-business e-commerce project, and the CableHome in-home networking effort. Dr. Reed served for three years at the Federal Communications Commission as a Telecommunications Policy Analyst in the Office of Plans and Policy where he worked on video dialtone, personal communications services (PCS), and spectrum auction policies. Dr. Reed has published widely in telecommunications journals, books, and magazines. He authored the book Residential Fiber Optic Networks (Artech House, 1991) that examined the engineering, economic, and public policy issues raised by the deployment of fiber optic networks in the subscriber loop by telephone and cable companies. Dr. Reed earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University.
Tomas Sander is a scientist at Hewlett Packard Labs in Princeton, New Jersey. Before joining HP, he worked for STAR Lab, the research lab of InterTrust Technologies in Santa Clara, California on a broad range of topics relevant to advanced digital rights management (DRM). Tomas Sander received a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Dortmund, Germany in 1996. From September 1996 to September 1999 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California. He founded the ACM DRM Workshop in 2001. His research interests include cryptography, computer security, electronic commerce and digital rights management.
Carl Shapiro is a Professor in Haas School of Business and the Director of Institute of Business and Economics Research at UC Berkeley. He received a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a MA in Mathematics from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Haas School of Business in 1990, Professor Shapiro was a Professor in Woodrow Wilson School and Department of Economics at Princeton University. His research interests include Anti-trust economics, Intellectual property and licensing, product standards and compatibility, the economics of networks and interconnection, game theory. His current and recent Professional service activities includes member of Market Surveillance Committee, member of California Independent System Operator, member of Advisory Board of Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Network Industries and Antitrust and Regulation Abstracts, Research Associate of National Bureau o Economic Research, Vice-Chair of Economics Committee, Antitrust Section and American Bar Association, Editor of Journal of Economic Perspectives, Senior Consultant of Charles River Associates and Consultant of the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.
Cary Sherman was appointed president and general counsel of the Recording Industry Association of America in 2002. The organization represents software companies in 65 countries worldwide, including Microsoft. Mr. Sherman has been with the RIAA since 1997 and previously worked with the group as outside counsel when he was a partner with the law firm of Arnold and Porter. As the Senior Executive Vice President, Sherman has served as the RIAA's chief legal counsel and coordinated the industry's policy, business, government affairs and legal objectives. He received his A.B. from Cornell University and J.D. from Harvard.
Mr. Simon is Counselor to Policy Council of the Business Software Alliance. He advises the BSA on a broad range of policy issues including copyright law, electronic commerce, trade and encryption. The BSA's members include the leading American software and computer companies in the business of developing creative software solutions for the work-place, school and home. Until January of 1996, Mr. Simon was the Executive Director of the Alliance to Promote Software Innovation. Previously, he served as the Deputy Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, where he was the principal U.S. negotiator on intellectual property in the North American Free Trade Agreement, and a lead TRIPs Agreement. Mr. Simon has also worked for the Congressional Budget Office, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Council on Environmental Quality, and Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays and Handler. Mr. Simon has a law degree from Georgetown University, a masters degree in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a bachelors degree in economics from Queens College.
Lon Sobel has been a Professor at Loyola Law School, a Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law and at the University of San Diego Institute on International and Comparative Law (in London), and an Instructor in Law at USC Law School, where he has taught Copyright, Trademark, Entertainment and Sports Law. He is a member of the Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, the author of Professional Sports and the Law, co-editor of The Law & Business of the Entertainment Industries (3d Ed.), the author of chapters of Entertainment Industry Contracts and The Law of Professional and Amateur Sports, and the author of numerous law review articles that have been cited in decisions of the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and United States Circuit and District Courts.
Mozelle Thompson was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission December 18, 1997. Mr. Thompson most recently held the position of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, where he was responsible for overseeing domestic spending and credit policies, including the operations of the Federal Financing Bank and the Office of Government Financing. Mr. Thompson was responsible for creating the Office of Privatization, which among its activities, provides guidance on the privatization of federal assets and operations. Mr. Thompson was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary since April 1996. He was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary in August 1993. Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Mr. Thompson served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel to the New York State Finance Agency and its four sister corporations. In addition, he was an adjunct associate professor at the Fordham University School of Law where he taught courses in municipal law and finance. Mr. Thompson also was an attorney with the New York firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom. Mr. Thompson has been active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including the Association of Black Princeton Alumni and the Executive Board of Practicing Attorneys for Law Students, a mentoring organization assisting African-American and Latino law students. He is a member of the bar in New York State and the District of Columbia. Mr. Thompson is a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Law School. He also holds an M.P.A. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Hal R. Varian is the Dean of the School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Professor in the Haas School of Business, a Professor in the Department of Economics, and holds the Class of 1944 Professorship. He received his S.B. degree from MIT in 1969 and his MA (mathematics) and Ph.D. (economics) from UC Berkeley in 1973. He has taught at MIT, Stanford, Oxford, Michigan and other universities around the world. Professor Varian is a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Econometric Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has served as Co-Editor of the American Economic Review and is on the editorial boards of several journals. Professor Varian has published numerous papers in economic theory, industrial organization, financial economics, econometrics and information economics. He is the author of two major economics textbooks which have been translated into 11 languages. His recent work has been concerned with the economics of information technology and the information economy. He is the co-author of a bestselling book on business strategy, Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy and currently writes a monthly column for the The New York Times.
David Wagner is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Division at the University of California, Berkeley. He and his Berkeley colleagues are known for discovering a wide variety of security vulnerabilities in various cell phone standards, 802.11 wireless networks, and other widely deployed systems. His research interests include Computer Security, especially security of large-scale systems and networks, applications of static and dynamic program analysis to computer security, theory of cryptography, design and analysis of symmetric-key cryptosystems, operating systems, software security, wireless security, and other topics. Mr. Wagner has many publications and technical papers relating to these areas of interest. In addition, David was a co-designer of one of the Advanced Encryption Standard candidates, and he remains active in the areas of systems security, cryptography, and privacy. He is currently involved with the following conferences: IEEE Security & Privacy (program co-chair), DIMACS Workshop on Software Security (organizing committee), DIMACS Special Focus on Security (organizing committee), ISOC NDSS 2003 (steering group), FSE 2003 (program committee). Mr. Wagner was named one of Popular Science magazine's "Brilliant 10," a list of top groundbreaking scientists.
Donald M. Whiteside is Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, and Director, Strategic Programs Office. Whiteside is responsible for coordinating Intel's efforts in acceleration of broadband and rich content deployment. In this role, Whiteside is responsible for the facilitation of strategic synergy across Intel's technology and business groups involved in broadband technology & content, and external companies, marketplace and government/regulatory agencies to drive broadband deployment & usage worldwide. Prior to Whiteside's appointment as Director of the Broadband & Content Program Office, he was the General Manager of the Intel Connected Products Division. Whiteside joined Intel in 1981, and is based in Chandler, Arizona. Whiteside received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from Tulane University in 1981.