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Speaker Series
As part of its commitment to the public interest in intellectual property law, Boalt.org brings the "missing voices" of law and technology to the larger Boalt Hall community.

The past and future speakers are listed below. Some sessions have audio and/or video archives online.

Past Speakers 2002-2003

John Erickson, HP Research Labs.
Topic: "Digital Rights Management"
Date: Friday Sept. 13th, 2002
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140

Pamela Samuelson, Professor, UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law and the School of Information Management systems.
Topic: "The Public Interest in Intellectual Property Law: Eldred v. Ashcroft"
Date: Tuesday Sept. 24th, 2002
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140

Jim Dempsey, Deputy Director, Center for Democracy & Technology.
Topic: Privacy & Security Post-9/11
Date: Thursday Nov. 14th, 2002
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140

Past Speakers 2001-2002

Pamela Samuelson, Professor, UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law and the School of Information Management systems.
Topic: "The Public Interest in Intellectual Property Law"
Date: Wednesday Sept. 12th, 2001
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 105
Download: You may need to right-click the links below to download the audio lecture.

Free Speech and the Media: The Pacifica / KPFA 94.1 Cases. Peter Franck and Scott Fleming, representing the National Lawyers Guild and Pacifica, will be at Boalt to talk about the legal controversy surrounding these community-based radio stations.
Sponsored by Boalt.Org and the National Lawyers Guild, Boalt Chapter.
Topic: "Free Speech and the Media: The Pacifica / KPFA 94.1 Cases."
Date: Tuesday Oct. 9, 2001, 12:30-1:30
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 100


Fred Von Lohmann, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Topic: "Copyright and Civil Liberties: Recent Developments"
Date: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, 12:30-1:30
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140

Hank Greely , Stanford University; CoDirector of Program on Genomics, Ethics and Society, and Program on Science, Technology, and Society.
Topic: "Stem Cells, Human Cloning, Policy and Politics "
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, 12:30-1:30
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 105
[Directions to Boalt]
Notes: Cosponsored by Boalt.org and the Health Care Law Society.
Lunch provided.



Past Speakers 2000-2001

Pamela Samuelson,Professor, UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law and the School of Information Management systems.
Topic: "The Public Interest in Intellectual Property Law"
Date: Sept. 11th, 2000
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 100

Robin Gross, Cyberspace Attorney @ Law, Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Topic: "What is fair use and what does it mean to me?"
Date: Sept. 27th, 2000
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140
Special Note: Boalt students interested in internship opportunities with the EFF should email Robin Gross at robin@eff.org.

Mark Lemley, Professor, UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.
Topic: "Political Speech, IP and Mastercard v. Nader"
Date: Oct. 16th, 2000, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 140
Note: This event is open to Berkeley students only.

Jake Warner, Founder, Nolo Press.
Topic: "The Napsterization of Legal Information"
Date: Nov. 1st, 2000, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Boalt Hall, Room 105


M. Scott Donahey, Lecturer, Santa Clara School of Law

Topic: "The Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Process"
Date: Nov. 9th, 2000, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Boalt Hall, Booth Auditorium

Note: Students should complete UDRP readings before this lunch session
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Louis Touton,
Vice-President and General Counsel, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Topic: "ICANN, new TLDs, and the UDRP"
Date: Nov. 20th, 2000, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Boalt Hall, Booth Auditorium
Download: You may need to right-click the links below to download the lecture notes.
PowerPoint Presentation (HTML format).


Patients v. Patents: The debate over AIDS drugs in Africa.
Speakers: Frederick Abbott, Visiting Professor of Law, Boalt Hall
Thomas Bombelles, Director of International Governmental Relations, Merck & Company
Moderator: Professor Eric Rakowski
Topic: "The debate over AIDS drugs in Africa"
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 12:30-1:30
Location: Room 100 Boalt Hall
Notes: Lunch provided
Sponsored by: Health Care Law Society and Boalt.org


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