2022 Events

4th Annual Berkeley-Tsinghua Conference on Transnational IP Litigation

June 13, 15 & 16, 2022
Virtual event

A premier international event addressing the increasingly important role of cross-border litigation, especially for Chinese and American companies. 


Berkeley Law IP and Tech Month

Virtual event
May 2022

Berkeley Law and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) have created Berkeley IP & Tech Month with over 30 highly-focused, year-in-review webinars. In these sessions, you can hear experts — many of whom are Berkeley Law instructors — explain the key cases from the prior year and their relevance. Pick the handful of sessions that matter to you and attend virtually.


26th Annual BCLT/BTLJ Symposium:
The Emergent Right to Repair

Virtual event
April 22 and 29, 2022

This symposium will consider the complex, overlapping set of policy questions at the center of the repair debate. How do restrictions on repair, or their elimination, affect competition? How might policymakers resolve potential tensions between the right to repair and the intellectual property rights of device makers? Would the consumer benefits of open repair markets outweigh their risks? And what legislative solutions or other policy interventions are best suited to address these questions? 


BCLT Advanced Life Sciences Institute

Four Seasons Hotel at East Palo Alto
April 22, 2022


2022 David E. Nelson Memorial Lecture

University Club, California Memorial Stadium
March 30, 2022


10th Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum

Virtual Event
February 24, 2022

The Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum has become the most important privacy conference in the country! Over 650 privacy law specialists have already registered for this year’s upcoming forum being held on February 24th. Bridging academia and practice, this conference brings together in-house counsel from leading tech companies, practicing lawyers, regulators, privacy advocates, and academics. Faculty from the UC Berkeley School of Law will share their latest research and analysis, and leading privacy experts from law firms, companies, and government agencies will offer fresh insight and practical advice on meeting urgent privacy challenges.


Intellectual Property (IP) Rights: Measuring Global Protection and Quantifying Economic Loss

In-Person and Virtual Event
January 14, 2022

The Sunwater Institute and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology are hosting a conference to address pressing issues regarding the protection of intellectual property rights. 
 
Session 1: IPR protection measurements: What has been done; what still needs to be done?
 
Session 2: Global IP infringement: Quantifying the loss to the US economy
 
Luncheon Discussion
 
Session 3: Data-driven international trade policy