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Paul M. Schwartz
Title: Professor of Law; Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
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Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy and information law. His scholarship focuses on how the law has sought to regulate and shape information technology - as well as the impact of information technology on law and democracy. Schwartz joined the faculty in 2006 after teaching at Brooklyn Law School and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. He teaches privacy law and torts.
His recent articles include "The PII Problem: Privacy and a New Concept of Personally Identifiable Information" in the New York University Law Review (2011) (with Daniel Solove); "Regulating Governmental Data Mining in the United States and Germany: Constitutional Courts, the State, and New Technology,” in the William and Mary Law Review (2011); "Prosser’s Privacy and the German Right of Personality: Are Four Privacy Torts Better than One Unitary Concept?" (with Karl-Nikolaus Peifer) in the California Law Review (2010); and "Preemption and Privacy" in the Yale Law Journal (2009). Schwartz is also a coauthor of Information Privacy Law (fourth edition, 2011), a casebook, and of Privacy Law Fundamentals (2011), a treatise.
Schwartz has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to the Commission of the European Union and other international organizations. He assists numerous corporations and law firms with regulatory, policy, and governance issues relating to information privacy. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and corporate events in the United States and abroad.
Schwartz is a past recipient of the Berlin Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin and a Research Fellowship at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels. Schwartz is also a recipient of grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, the German Academic Exchange, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a member of the organizing committee of the Privacy Law Salon and of the American Law Institute.
B.A., Brown University (1981)
J.D., Yale University (1985)
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