2015

News Stories in 2015

BCLT co-director Paul Schwartz discusses privacy laws becoming more complex in Daily Journal (12/30/15)

Jim Dempsey testimony on privacy and the Internet of Things now online at (11/12/15) (starting at 2:23:15)

Professors Christopher Hoofnagle and Peter Menell elected to ALI

Jim Dempsey, BCLT Executive Director, testifies before Calif. State Assembly committee on privacy and IOT (10/28/15)

Professor Robert Merges Delivers Lecture at Seoul National University Law School (9/09/15)

BCLT 2015-2016 Annual Bulletin available for download (Summer 2015)

The UC Berkeley School of Law highlights the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) with new Executive Director, Jim Dempsey, in its latest alumni magazine, The Transcript.
 (Spring 2015)

New Pilot Program Connects Berkeley Law Students to Startups (6/18/15)
By Andrew Cohen, Berkeley Law

Got Your Number: Cyber-attacks Make Us Rethink the Idea of Social Security Numbers (5/28/15)
By Chelsea Leu, California Magazine

Silicon Valley Is Letting Go of Its Techie Island Fantasies (5/16/15)
By Kyle DeNuccio, Wired

Will the American Law Institute “Restate” or Try to Rewrite U.S. Copyright Law? (4/28/15)
By Glenn Lammi, Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse

Smart Devices Make Everything Easier – Like Spying On Users (4/27/15)
By Amisha Manek, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

Alumnus-founded Startup Releases New App Designed for UC Berkeley Community (3/18/15)
By Ishaan Srivastava, Daily Californian

BCLT ranked #1 Intellectual Property Law Program (3/10/15)
By the U.S. New & World Report

Privacy Conference Brings Berkeley Law Scholarship to Silicon Valley (3/9/15)
By Leslie Gordon, Berkeley Law

After 18 Years at CDT, Dempsey Moves to Berkeley (2/5/2015)
By Angelique Carson, The Privacy Advisor

Software Patents after CLS Bank: US – China Comparison (1/28/2015)
By Robert P. Merges, Professor, UC Berkeley and Renjun Bian, LLM Student, UC Berkeley

Coming this spring: Campanile turns 100, national parks and privacy in spotlight (1/27/2015)
By Andy Murdock, UC Berkeley News Center