My Fall 2018 Speaking/Travel Schedule

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…

Summer 2018 Travel/Speaking Schedule

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

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…

Goodbye Bannan Hall, Hello Charney Hall!

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…

Recap of My Writing Projects From 2017

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…

Spring 2018 Travel/Speaking Schedule

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….

Photos from Recent Travels + Upcoming Speaking/Travel Plans

Photo albums from some of my trips this year: * In April, Lisa and I traveled to Sonoma and Mendocino * In June, I took my son on a father-son bonding trip to Manhattan (his first time in NYC!) *…

Santa Clara Law Alumni Magazine Coverage of the Privacy Law Certificate

The most recent edition of our alumni magazine has extensive coverage of our Privacy Law Certificate: * the feature/cover story: “Santa Clara Law Trains Privacy Law Professionals.” Among other highlights, the story captures some of the 2-decade-long bromance between me…

I've Been Bobble-ized...And You Can Win "Me"

I’ve Been Bobble-ized…And You Can Win “Me”

When I directed the High Tech Law Institute, slinkies were my schwag of choice. With the peaceful transition of HTLI leadership to Brian Love, our schwag of choice changed to…bobbleheads. Two years ago, the HTLI produced a bobblehead of Federal…

New Essay: ‘Writing Tenure Review Letters’

I’m pleased to announce the publication of a new essay, Writing Tenure Review Letters, 19 Green Bag 2d 357 (2016). The essay abstract: Tenure review letters are a crucial part of the tenure process, but academic communities don’t often discuss…