Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman examines a paradox presented in the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA): while the DTSA provides an important development in intellectual property law, the statute says it “shall not be construed to be a law pertaining to intellectual property for purposes of any other Act of Congress.”
Recently back at Princeton after serving as the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House, Professor Ed Felten discusses the issues around the use of encryption by people working in government positions.
Professor Colleen Chien has been recognized by the American Law Institute due to her “work in intellectual property law [that] has already helped shape governmental policy around innovation.”
The first part of the Consumer Review Fairness Act takes effect next week. Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman provides an overview of the new law, and focuses primarily on issues with anti-review clauses.
In this article written for The Atlantic, Annenberg School for Communications professor Joseph Turow explains that the data mining and in-store tracking practices used by retail stores to offer special deals for individual customers raises issues of discrimination and privacy.
In his new policy paper, “Lessons for Policymakers and Regulators on the (Predictable) Future of the Digital Economy,” Professor Kevin Werbach offers suggestions for regulators and business innovators on how to provide regulations and business frameworks that support digital innovation, rather than stifle it.
Cornell law professor James Grimmelmann provides an overview of Judge Gorsuch’s opinions from IP and Internet law cases. Justice Neil Gorsuch is President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
University of Chicago law professor Omri Ben-Shahar explains that in some instances of real privacy vulnerability, competition and market forces do more to provide privacy protections than established legal solutions.
Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow examines the partisan divide in U.S. politics through the language differences used by the left and right.
Professors Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog discuss how the Federal Trade Commission is likely to be affected by the Trump Administration.
danah boyd, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and founder of Data & Society Research Institute, shows how the hacking culture evolved from playful efforts to game the media ecosystem to complex and politicized projects of social engineering and activism.