Thomson Reuters Speaker Series

The Thomson Reuters ISP Speaker Series on Information Law and Information Policy hosts leading experts in the field of information law, speaking about their latest paper or projects. The series occurs weekly on Thursdays, unless otherwise indicated below.

Fall 2014

  • Sept. 9     Patrick Burkart, Pirate Politics
  • Oct. 1       Bryan Choi, For Whom the Data Tolls
  • Oct. 7       Danielle Citron, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
  • Nov. 11    Carissima Mathan, Chief Justice John Roberts is a Robot
  • Nov. 18    Net Neutrality Panel

Spring 2014

  • Feb. 20    Cass Sunstein, Liberty and Security in a Changing World: The Report of the President's Review Group on Intelligence and
                    Communications Technologies.
  • Feb. 27     Laura DeNardis, The Global War for Internet Governance
  • Mar. 3      Annemarie Bridy, Carpe Omnia: Civil Asset Forfeiture in the War on Drugs and the War on Piracy
  • Mar. 6      Jane Bambauer, Is Data Speech?
  • Mar. 13    John Duffy, Paper Patents, Patent Trolls and the Theory of the Patent System
  • Apr. 3      Marc Blitz, Freedom of Speech, The Right of Privacy, and Psychotherapy
  • Apr. 17    Dov Fox, Subversive Science

Fall 2013

  • Sep. 12    Anupam Chandler, The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce
  • Sep. 23    Lior Strahilevitz, Personalizing Default Rules and Disclosure with Big Data
  • Oct. 3      Peter Andreas, IP Theft and Trade
  • Oct. 15    Fred von Lohmann, Revising the Copyright Act for the 21st Century
  • Oct. 31    Mario Biagioli, Between Intellectual Property, Kinship, and Slavery:The Strange Lives of Plagiarism
  • Nov. 21   Deven Desai, Patents, Meet Napster: 3D Printing and the Digitization of Things

Spring 2013

  • Feb. 07    Zack Kaufmann '09, Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Atrocities
  • Feb. 12    David Pozen '07, The Law of Leakiness: Why the Government Criminalizes, and Condones, Unauthorized Disclosures of Information
  • Feb. 14    Cindy Cohn, Aaron Swartz and Reform of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Feb. 21    Eric Goldman, The Unexpected Benefit of Internet Immunity
  • Feb. 25    Rebecca Tushnet, Performance Anxiety: Copyright Embodied and Disembodied
  • Feb. 28    Owen Jones, Of Bits and Brains: Neurolaw, Brain Imaging, and Brain Activity During Punishment Decisions
  • Mar. 04    Mark Fisher talk, Open Source as Social Networking
  • Mar. 07    Shubha Ghosh, Identity and Invention: Patenting Personalized Medicine Through Mining Genetic Information
  • Mar. 28    Ryan Calo, Taking Data Seriously: Market Manipulation In The Digital Age
  • Apr. 01    Madhavi Sunder, From Goods to Good Life
  • Apr. 04    Guy Pessach, Copyright and Media Policy – Configuring the Unforeseen
  • Apr. 11    Brett Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Fall 2012

  • Sept. 13   Stuart Green, What Should Count as Property in Theft Law?: The Problem of Illegal Downloading
  • Sept. 25   Leila Janah, Samasource: Beyond the Headlines
  • Oct. 18    A. Michael Froomkin, Lessons Learned Too Well: International Efforts to Regulate the Internet
  • Oct. 19    Madhavi Sunder - RESCHEDULED to April 1
  • Oct. 25    David Karpf, MoveON Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy
  • Nov. 8     Julie E. Cohen, Configuring the Networked Self
  • Nov. 12   Peter Swire, EU Data Protection
  • Dec. 6     Daniel Kreiss, Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics From Howard Dean to Barack Obama

Spring 2012

  • Jan. 27    Susan Buckley, The Espionage Act and The Press: From The Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks
  • Feb. 3      Patricia Aufderheide, Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright
  • Feb. 10    Jason Mazzone, Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law
  • Feb. 24    Adam Kolber, Smooth and Bumpy Laws
  • Mar. 1     Andrew Bridges, Copyright Law as Sausage: How It's Made and What's in It
  • Mar. 23   Jennifer Keighley, Can You Handle the Truth? Compelled Commercial Speech and the First Amendment
  • Apr. 5      Lina Srivastava, The Design of Narrative Platforms for Social Change
  • Apr. 20    Dov Fox, Compelling Interest Specification and the State's Interest in Potential Life
  • Apr. 23    Laura Handman, Destination Defamation: the Rise and Fall (?) of Libel Toursim

Fall 2011 Speaker Series

  • Sept. 16    Wendy Seltzer, Software Patents and/or Software Development
  • Sept 26     Susan Freiwald, Is Big Brother Tracking You: Location Data and Fourth Amendment Privacy
  • Sept. 30    Cherian George, Singapore’s Suspended Spring: Media Control and Authoritarian Consolidation
  • Oct 11       Daniel Solove, Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Provacy and Security
  • Oct 21       Woody Hartzog, The Case for Online Obscurity
  • Oct 28       Damian Schofield, Why Doesn’t it Look Like it Does on Television? The Presentation of Forensic Evidence Using Digital Technologies
  • Nov 4        Christina Raasch, The Option to Be Open and How It Increases Social Welfare
  • Nov 11      Madhavi Sunder, Technologies of Enlightenment: Upending Authority, from Common Sense to Google 
  • Nov 18      Sonia Katyal, Contrabrand: Art, Advertising and Property in the Age of Corporate Identity
  • Dec 2        Adrian Johns, The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information
  • Dec 9        Jeffrey Alexander,  Barack Obama and the Performance of Politics: The Campaigner and the President