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February 2013

Mobile Technology Law Symposium Feb. 22 at Santa Clara University

The legal and privacy ramifications of the growing array of mobile technologies will be the topic of a Feb. 22 conference at Santa Clara University School of Law.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 — The legal and privacy ramifications of the growing array of mobile technologies will be the topic of a Feb. 22 conference at Santa Clara University School of Law.

The event titled “The Mobile Revolution: Legal Ramifications of Spontaneity and Flexibility” will be held Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on SCU’s campus at the Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Student Activity Center, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. It is sponsored by the editors of the Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal.

Panels will focus on topics including:

*The Mobile Patent Wars, including the rise in patent-infringement lawsuits; the patent arms race; and allocation of damages.

*The Evolution of Media Licensing, including Terms of Service practices and the challenge of balancing accessible content with copyright and trademark laws for content such as videos, photos, television, and music

*Privacy v. Convenience, including privacy and civil liberties implications of sharing photos, geo-location data, and personal information.

*Apps and Social Media Avenues to Public Interest and Social Justice, including Twitter and new technologies that can serve as bridges to solve social justice issues, as well as legal issues for their use across borders.

Speakers will include:

Luncheon Keynote Speaker (12:20 p.m.):

Scott Shipman, eBay’s Associate General Counsel, Global Privacy Leader

T.J. Angiolett, associate general counsel, Netflix
Giovanno Barreiro  ICAP Patent Brokerage, Director Patent Research and Analysis
Chris Conley, Technology and Civil Liberties Fellow, ACLU of Northern California
Thomas F. Cotter, professor of law, University of Minnesota Law School.
Darren Donnelly, patent and IP attorney, Fenwick and West
Dorothy J. Glancy: Santa Clara University School of Law, Professor of Law
Allen Hammond IV, director, Broadband Institute of Calfornia at Santa Clara University School of Law
Marina C. Hsieh: Santa Clara University School of Law, Senior Fellow
Karen Kramer, founding attorney, Zing Legal.
Gina McCauley, Blogging While Brown blogger
Michael McGeary, co-founder, chief political strategist at entrepreneurial technology activist Engine Advocacy.
John Park, corporate and securities lawyer with Morgan Lewis.
Riley Russell, Playstation head of third-party relations and developer support
Tim Sparapani, director of public policy, Applications Developer Alliance
Elizabeth Sweeney, program manager, Frugal Innovation Lab, Santa Clara University School of Engineering
Jennifer M. Urban, professor, Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic, UC Berkeley School of Law
Steve Wright, VP, Grameen Foundation
Yana Welinder, professor, California Western School of Law
James Yoon, partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Raffaele Zallone, professor of IT law, Bocconi University.

Information and registration is available at

Media Contact:
Deborah Lohse  | SCU Media Relations |  | 408-554-5121

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