September 20 Wednesday

Yale Visual Law Project Introductory Meeting

6:00PM to 7:00PM

Room 124

Please join the Yale Visual Law Project for our introductory meeting on Wednesday, September 20th from 6-7pm in SLB 124! This year's Co-Chairs will introduce the Visual Law Project, review upcoming programming, and have a conversation about what members are looking for from VLP this year. All welcome!"

September 25 Monday

Better Than Rage Against the Machine: Saving Privacy in One Hell of a Dangerous World, Eben Moglen '85

2:00PM to 3:00PM

Room 127

Privacy is about environment, not transaction and consent.  To the world’s owners, we hear now, data is the new petroleum.  Privacy destruction is thus global warming on Internet time.  Free software and free culture came into existence in the 20th century because people foresaw the threat to human freedom from networked computers collecting behavior, even as the NSA was inventing the mathematics of data-mining.  This talk attempts to provide a historical view: from the primordial slime to the current mess, as a great Yale historian used to say.  It will illustrate how, by thinking globally

September 26 Tuesday

Beyond Snowden: Mass Surveillance in the Shadow of Trump, a book talk with Timothy Edgar

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Room 121

The book is available at the Yale Bookstore if you would like to get it signed after the talk.

October 3 Tuesday

The Law is Adapting to a Software-driven World with Andrew Burt, CPO Immuta

12:00PM to 1:00PM

Room 121

Andrew is Chief Privacy Officer & Legal Engineer at Immuta, the data management platform for the world’s most secure organizations. He is also a visiting fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

October 6 Friday

ISP 20th Year Reunion

2:00PM to 5:00PM

SLB 127

Information Society Project (ISP) 20th Year Anniversary Reunion

October 10 Tuesday

A Conversation with Carrie Cordero, Counsel, ZwillGen PLLC

12:10PM to 1:00PM

Yale Law School - Room 128


October 17 Tuesday

Patent Exhaustion at the Supreme Court: Impression v. Lexmark

12:00PM to 1:00PM

Room 121

Please join the Information Society Project for a lunch panel discussion regarding Impression v. Lexmark. Professor Amy Kapczynski, Professor Jason Schultz and Professor Timothy Holbrook will discuss the implications of the court's decision to restrict the rights of patent owners both domestically and internationally.

October 27 Friday

MFIA Access and Accountability Conference

8:00AM to 6:00PM


This conference will bring together transparency advocates of all stripes to identify current impediments to government openness and to develop strategies for addressing them.

November 7 Tuesday

Patenting Movement: The Case of Surgical Robotics with Andrew Chin

12:05PM to 1:20PM

Room 121

Patenting Movement: The Case of Surgical Robotics

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