December 10 – 11, 2020
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.
December 1 – 3, 2020
12:00 P.M. – 2 P.M. (PT)
Recent difficult times have accelerated an already growing paradigm shift in IP portfolio management. At this portfolio management summit, officials and in-house counsel come together to find answers and propose practical approaches to optimize your IP portfolio.
AgendaThis online symposium, organized by Berkeley Technology Law Journal and BCLT, will examine the intersection of technology, law, and race. Speakers will discuss current issues dealing with technology and race, including how technologies can be designed and implemented to serve rather than undermine the interests of racial justice and how technology law, policy, and scholarship can advance anti-racism.
November 5 – 6, 2020
Berkeley Law’s Annual Sports & Entertainment Conference has become one of the Bay Area’s most recognized student-run sports and entertainment events of the year. For the first time, the 2020 conference was held virtually over two days and brought together industry elites to explore, unpack and debate the many developments within two dynamic fields.
BCLT Privacy Lecture: Digital and Physical Company Towns in the Age of Public Capitalism
Prof. Jon Michaels, UCLA School of Law
October 29, 2020
2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Big tech today has its own supreme court, is poised to coin its own currency, and is building various company towns, complete with housing, transportation, retail, and green spaces. These interventions reveal much about our present-day political economy, the health of our democracy, and our views about the state and the market. These interventions, furthermore, signal potentially seismic shifts in how we approach questions of constitutional law, corporate governance, and security and privacy.
October 6, 8, 13, 15 and 20, 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Unlocked is a multi-day, online executive academy consisting of lectures, panel discussions, and interactive sessions led by the industry’s foremost educators and leaders.
Online Certificate Series
May – July 2020
Intellectual property law in China is undergoing rapid change, with profound implications for the global tech industry.Leading experts from China and the U.S. covered developments in Chinese law on important topics including patentability, pharmaceutical IP, trade secrets law and enforcement, licensing and antitrust, and copyright.
Happy 2nd Birthday, GDPR:
Lessons learned about GDPR compliance
Co-organized with Osborne Clarke
June 11, 2020
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation took effect two years ago, with huge implications for companies around the world, including those based in the U.S. Two years in, it is probably time for companies to revisit their GDPR compliance strategy.
May 13, 2020
Mara Hvistendahl is a Pulitizer Prize runner-up in non-fiction writing. In her new book, she chronicles an FBI investigation that began with the September 2011 trespassing inquiry of Chinese nationals in an Iowa cornfield and grew into a two-year FBI operation in which investigators bugged the men’s rental cars, used a warrant intended for foreign terrorists and spies, and flew surveillance planes over corn country.
The Roles of Technology Expertise in Law and Policy
February 27 – 28, 2020
As more litigation, legislation, and regulation involves technological matters (especially those involving digital technologies), this 2-day symposium explored how expertise about technology and its impacts is generated, introduced, and used in making legal and policy decisions.