BCLT Events

August 9 & 10, 2018 
Berkeley, CA

The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology is pleased to host the 18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC) on August 9-10, 2018.

The IPSC brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues. The conference is co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, UC Berkeley School of Law; the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology, DePaul University College of Law; the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology, Stanford Law School; and the Intellectual Property and Information Law Program, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

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BCLT Privacy Lecture
Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

November 8, 2018
Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
 
Lecture by:
Professor Shoshana Zuboff, author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism (forthcoming 2018), joined the Harvard Business School faculty in 1981. One of the first tenured women at the school, she was the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration. Her career has been devoted to the study of the rise of the digital, its individual, organizational, and social consequences, and its relationship to the history and future of capitalism.
 
Commentary by: 
Professor Maria Brincker, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Maria Brincker is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has published on a range of topics having to do with concrete aspects of our embodiment and our social and technological embeddedness, and how these dynamically shape our brains, minds and agency. She holds a PhD from the CUNY Graduate Center and was previously an Arts and Neuroscience Fellow at the Italian Academy at Columbia University.
 
Professor Brett Frischmann, Charles Widger Endowed University Professor in Law, Business and Economics, Villanova University Law School
Shoshana Zuboff joined the Harvard Business School faculty in 1981. One of the first tenured women at the school, she was the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration. Her career has been devoted to the study of the rise of the digital, its individual, organizational, and social consequences, and its relationship to the history and future of capitalism. 
 

The Role of the Courts in Patent Law and Policy

November 16, 2018
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington D.C.

BCLT and Georgetown University Law Center collaborates to present this unique program, which focuses on the role of the courts, with speakers from law firms, corporations, the academy, government, and, most especially, the judiciary.
 

Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute: Silicon Valley

December 6-7, 2018
Four Seasons Hotel
East Palo Alto, CA

Co-organized by BCLT and Stanford Law School, the APLI presents a roster of judges, academics, litigators, patent prosecutors, and senior IP counsel from major corporations offering a results-oriented, in-depth look at the latest developments in patent law and practice. 

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The 8th Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum: Silicon Valley

2019 dates TBA

This full day conference brought together in-house counsel from leading tech companies, practicing lawyers, technologists, privacy advocates and academics. Faculty from the UC Berkeley School of Law shared their latest research and analysis on trans-Atlantic data flows, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and government access demands. Leading privacy experts from law firms and tech companies offered fresh insight and practical advice on these and other urgent privacy challenges.

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The 23rd Annual BCLT & BTLJ Symposium 

2019 dates TBA
International House
UC Berkeley

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Annual Conference on Legal Frontiers in Digital Media

2019 dates TBA
May 17 & 18, 2018 
Misson Bay Conference Center
San Francisco, CA

In partnership with the Media Law Resource Center, BCLT co-hosts this annual conference, exploring emerging legal issues surrounding digital content in today’s multi-platform world.
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Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference

2019 dates TBA
UC Berkeley Law School
Berkeley, CA

Organized jointly by BCLT and the George Washington University Law School, PLSC assembles a wide array of privacy law scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss current issues and foster greater connections between academia and practice.

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