Past Speakers

  • Congresswoman Katherine Clark (co-sponsored event with the Womenís Law Association)
     
  April 11, 2016
  • Robert Hacker (VP of Business and Legal Affairs for FOX Sports)
     
  March 31, 2016
  • Tiffany Tronko (VP and Assistant General Counsel at Pfizer in charge of the firmís Trademark Group; brought in by Dale Cendali)
     
  November 2, 2015
  • Pam Samuelson (UC Berkeley)
     
  September 24, 2015
  • Auren Hoffman (CEO of LiveRamp)
     
  April 22, 2015
  • Parker Higgins (Director of Copyright Activism at the Electronic Frontier Foundation)
     
  March 24, 2015
  • Luke Dembosky (Deputy Assistant Attorney General)
     
  March 11, 2015
  • Joseph Loy (Partner in NY Office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP); Martin Galese (General Counsel for Formlabs, Inc)
     
  November 20, 2014
  • Brad Smith (Microsoft GC and Executive VP of Legal and Corporate Affairs)
     
  November 4, 2014
  • Liz Asai & Elliot Swart (Founders of 3Derm Sytems)
     
  October 22, 2014
  • John Carlin (Assistant Attorney General for National Security)
     
  October 10, 2014
  • Dr. Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan (Faculty Associate at Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School)
     
  April 23, 2014
  • Gabriel Meister (HLS '98; Partner in the Technology Transactions Group (TTG) in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster LLP)
     
  April 22, 2014
  • William Fisher (WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law Harvard Law School; Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society); Pedro Paranagu√° (Senior Legal Advisor for the Brazilian federal government on Intellectual Property)
     
  April 21, 2014
  • Alex Ewing (Wolf Greenfield patent lawyer; Harvard College '03; HLS '06); Michelle Nyei (Wolf Greenfield patent lawyer; MIT '04,'10,'13; HLS '07)
     
  April 10, 2014
  • Sarah Reed (General Counsel of Charles River); Bridgette Hylton (Founder of ShopHouseRag.com); Patricia Paul (Managing Director at a legal search consulting firm)
     
  March 26, 2014
  • Ben Wizner (Director of the ACLU's Project on Speech, Privacy and Technology; Edward Snowden's Legal Advisor)
     
  March 25, 2014
  • Andrew Bridges & Ken Myers (Attorneys at Fenwick & West LLP)
     
  March 10, 2014
  • Judge Lucy Koh (United States District Court, Northern District of California)
     
  March 6, 2014
  • Susan Crawford (John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property at Harvard Law School; Professor at Cardozo Law School; contributor to Bloomberg View and Wired)
     
  March 4, 2014
  • Mark Wu (Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society)
     
  February 26, 2014
  • Michael Fertik (Founder of Reputation.com); Christopher Bavitz (Cyberlaw Clinic Managing Director)
     
  December 3, 2013
  • Bryant Walker Smith (Asistant Professor at Stanford School of Law; Fellow at Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law Schooll and Fellow at the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS))
     
  November 18, 2013
  • John Williams (Partner in Boston Office of The Bridgespan Group; Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab)
     
  November 13, 2013
  • Steve Charkoudian, Bob Crawford, & Achal Oza (Attorneys at Goodwin Procter)
     
  November 4, 2013
  • Cindy Cohr (EFF Legal Director)
     
  October 30, 2013
  • Chase Madar (Author of "The Passion of Bradley Manning"); Yochai Benkley (Professor at HLS; witness for the defense in the Manning trial)
     
  October 9, 2013
  • Neil Flanzraich (Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab)
     
  September 30, 2013
  • Matt Kleiman (Professor of Law at BU; Chair of the Space Law Committee of the ABA Section on Science and Technology Law)
     
  September 24, 2013
  • J.H. Snider (President of iSolon.org)
     
  September 20, 2013 More Info
  • Heidi Keefe (Partner at Cooley)
     
  April 2, 2013
  • Andrew Briges (Partner at Fenwick & West in Silicon Valley)
     
  March 4, 2013
  • Raj De (General Counsel for the National Security Agency)
     
  Febrary 7, 2013
  • Dr. Arthur Cosby (William L. Giles Distinguished Professor at Mississippi State University; Director of Mississippi State University's Social Science Research Center)
     
  February 4, 2013
  • Molly Sauter (Berkman Center fellow and a graduate student in Comparative Media Studies at MIT)
     
  January 29, 2013
  • William F. Lee (Partner in WilmerHale's Litigation and IP departments, The American Lawyer's "Mr. IP,")
     
  November 26, 2012
  • William F. Patry (Senior Copyright Counsel of Google, Inc.)
     
  November 8, 2012
  • James Bessen (Boston University School of Law Professor and Berkman Fellow); Julie Samuels(Electronic Frontier Foundation Staff Attorney)
     
  November 1, 2012
  • Hank Greely (Director of the Program in Neuroethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics)
     
  October 25, 2012
  • Christopher Soghoian (Principal Technologist & Senior Policy Analyst with the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union)
     
  October 24, 2012
  • Matt Kleiman (Corporate Counsel at Draper Laboratories in Cambridge; Professor of Law at BU; Chair of the Space Law Committee of the ABA Section on Science and Technology Law)
     
  October 2, 2012
  • Paul Egerman (CEO of eScription, Member, Health IT Policy Committee), Donald Rucker (VP & Chief Medial Officer, Siemens Healthcare USA), Peter Szolovits (MIT), Micky Tripathi (President & CEO, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative), Peter van der Goes (Managing Director & Co-Head of Healthcare M&A, Goldman Sachs), Michael J. Kennedy (Partner, Shearman & Sterling) - Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Healthcare IT Industry
     
  April 28, 2009
  • Thomas Lehrman (Founder & CEO of Boliven) - The Business of Technology
     
  April 1, 2009
  • Prof. Charles Nesson - Online Poker and File-Sharing: Civil Liberties in Cyberspace
     
  March 31, 2009
  • Chris Riley, Policy Counsel, Free Press - Comcast, BitTorrent, and Network Neutrality
     
  February 12, 2009 Video
  • Irell & Manella Event - Who Owns Reality? Many. None. - Featuring Morgan Chu, Elliot Brown, and Jane Shay Wald
     
  December 2, 2008
  • Jones Day ITC Patent Litigation Event
     
  November 20, 2008
  • Judge William Sessions (Former Director of the FBI)
     
  November 13, 2008
  • Dale Cendali (Partner, O'Melveny & Myers & Attorney for J.K. Rowling)
     
  November 6, 2008
  • Christian Hicks (Founder of Elysium Digital)
     
  September 25, 2008
  • John Simson (Executive Director, SoundExchange)
     
  April 16, 2008
  • Margaret Peterlin (Deputy Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office)
     
  April 3, 2008
  • David Hornik, August Capital: Venture Capital
     
  January 15, 2008
  • Debate: Do terminally ill patients have a due process right to experimental drugs? Abigail Alliance v. Eschenbach
     
  November 12, 2007
 
  • Tarleton Gillespie: Copyright, DRM, & the Schools
     
  November 8, 2007  
  • Judge Timothy Dyk, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
     
  October 9, 2007
  • Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith, “Innovation, Interoperability & Intellectual Property”
     
  March 8, 2007  
  • Panel: Keeping Pace with Technological Change in the Healthcare Industry
     
  January 17, 2007
  • 1L Job Panel
     
  November 29, 2006  
  • Ray Kurzweil: Early in the Twenty-First Century, Intelligence will Underlie Everything of Value
     
  November 1, 2006 More Info
  • Intellectual Property Law in China
     
  October 11, 2006 More Info
  • Revenge of the Female Nerds
     
  November 10, 2005
  • Regina Lynn: The Sexual Revolution 2.0: Technology, Your Sex Life, and The Law
     
  April 4, 2005
  • EFF v. RIAA: Grokster, INDUCE, and the Future of Innovation
     
  November 16, 2004
  • Mark Webbink, General Counsel, RedHat (web)
     
  October 18, 2004
  • Gavin Clarkson
     
  April 22, 2004
  • JOLT Spring Symposium: Evolving Media (web)
     
  March 20, 2004
  • Hiibel Moot Court (web)
     
  March 9, 2004  
  • Darl McBride
     
  February 2, 2004
  • Eben Moglen (web)
     
  February 23, 2004
  • Howard J. Bashman (web)
     
  January 12, 2004
  • 2003 Law and Technology Career Panel
     
  September 29, 2003  
  • Interweaving New Technologies, Society, and Law
    Professor Charles Nesson, Moderator
     
  February 26, 2003
  • Cloning and Bioethics Panel
     
  January 22, 2003
  • Intellectual Property Rights in China
    Professor Daniel Chow
     
  November 22, 2002
  • Paper Discussion: A Patent Policy for Global Diseases: U.S. and International Legal Issues
    Jean Lanjouw
     
  November 7, 2002
  • Overcoming Agoraphobia: Building the Commons of the Digitally Networked Environment
    Professor Yochai Benkler
     
  October 22, 2002

 

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