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Established in 1995, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. The first of its kind, BCLT has garnered worldwide distinction for its research and instructional program exploring the most pressing technology law and policy issues.


 

BCLT’S MARQUEE EVENTS & PROGRAMS

 

THE 9TH ANNUAL PRIVACY LAW SCHOLARS CONFERENCE: WASHINGTON, DC 

June 2 & 3, 2016
The George Washington University Marvin Center
800 21st Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

PLSC assembles privacy law scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss current issues and foster greater connections between academia and practice. It brings together privacy law scholars, privacy scholars from other disciplines (economics, philosophy, political science, computer science), and practitioners (industry, legal, advocacy, and government).

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THE 9TH ANNUAL PRIVACY LECTURE

Thursday, October 6, 2016
3:30 PM 
UC Berkeley School of Law
 
Yale Law School Dean (and former UC Berkeley law professor) Robert Post, one of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars, will present the 9th Annual Privacy Lecture, with comments by a diverse panel of experts.
 

 

The 17th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute: Silicon Valley

December 8 & 9, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel
East Palo Alto, CA
 

Latest Research by BCLT Faculty and Fellows

Kenneth A. Bamberger & Deirdre K. Mulligan
Privacy in Europe: Initial Data on Governance Choices and Corporate Practices. George Washington Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 1529, 2013

Catherine Crump
TED talk on automatic license plate readers, (2014).

Chris Hoofnagle
Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy Cambridge University Press (2015).

Peter S. Menell
This American Copyright Life: Reflections on Re-Equilibrating Copyright for the Internet Age
. (42nd Brace Lecture), 61 Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA 235 (2014)

Robert Merges
Economics of Intellectual Property Law. Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Francesco Parisi, eds., Forthcoming (2014).

Deirdre Mulligan & Kenneth Bamberger
Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe. The MIT Press (2014).

Pamela Samuelson
Possible Futures of Fair Use, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 815 (2015).

Paul Schwartz
Reconciling Personal Information in the United States and European Union. 102 California Law Review (2014)

Jennifer Urban  & Chris Hoofnagle
Alan Westin’s Privacy Homo Economicus. 49 Wake Forest Law Review 261 (2014)

Jennifer Urban, Brianna L. Schofield & Joe Karaganis
Notice and Takedown in Everyday PracticeUC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2755628  (2016)

Molly Van Houweling
Land Recording and Copyright Reform
Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2013).