My schedule of upcoming talks and travel for this semester. As always, if I’m going to be in your area and you’d like to connect, please let me know. August 22: Connected Health Initiative videoconference on California Consumer Privacy Act…

How Reference Service Press Books Acknowledge My Mom's Career & Life (Gail Schlachter Hauser 1943-2015)

We sold my mom’s publishing business to AdmitHub in 2016. AdmitHub asked us for a foreword about mom that they could include in future book editions. Here’s what we sent them: ___ Dr. Gail Ann Schlachter was working as a…

My schedule of upcoming talks and trips. As always, it would be delight to see you at one of these events or locations–email me! May 4, San Francisco: Bay Area IP Profs Works-in-Progress conference (talk about the copyright/privacy paper that…

A Short Pre-History of Santa Clara Law's Entrepreneurs' Law Clinic

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law, it seemed like a good time to organize some of my thoughts about its founding. I joined the Santa Clara Law faculty in 2006…

I’m turning 50 in a few weeks, and I’ve been thinking how to celebrate the milestone. There are many online clickbait pages on the topic, most of which are either generic or insipid. I guess after so many years of life, I should…

Goodbye Bannan Hall, Hello Charney Hall!

I’ve occupied the same office, Bannan 200K, for the last 10 years. That’s the longest I’ve occupied an office (by at least 4x). So I got a little nostalgic saying goodbye yesterday to my decade-long home-away-from-home. So many memories! Starting…

I’m doing my faculty activity report for 2017. My wife’s health has been stable, and that has fueled a productive year for writing. Here’s my list of works produced/completed since Jan. 1, 2017: Scholarship Emojis and the Law (draft in…

I’m not teaching this semester and I’m doing more business travel, so I have a few trips planned this semester, including: * February 22, Washington DC. I’m speaking at the Federal Communications Law Journal symposium on state regulation of privacy….

Interview With 'All About Cats' Regarding the 'Find Kitty Nala' Book

A year ago, I did an interview about the Find Kitty Nala book for the website “All About Cats.” I intended to repost it here but the draft got buried. Today, I’m celebrating Caturday by exhuming this draft (better late…

Celebrating Our 20 Year Wedding Anniversary!

Lisa and I recently celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. Because the Internet wasn’t ubiquitous in 1997, our wedding isn’t documented online like it would be today. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to collect some key resources into a…