Designing Optimal Immunities and Safe Harbors (Forbes Cross-Post)

By Eric Goldman [Note: this is one of those posts that languished in the queue for a few years. Depending on your response, I may decide to turn it into a lengthier academic paper. Please send me your thoughts!] You…

New Entrepreneur’s Law Clinic and Director Announced at Santa Clara University School of Law [SCU Press Release]

By Eric Goldman [This is a project I've been working on for years, so I'm delighted to finally share the news. The press release issued by the school this morning:] New Entrepreneur’s Law Clinic and Director Announced at Santa Clara…

Is Recusal Required When a Judge is Facebook “Friends” With a Prosecutor? Question Certified to Florida Supreme Court — Domville v. State

[Post by @VBalasubramani] Domville v. State, No. 4D12 556 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Jan. 16, 2013) [pdf] We blogged about a decision where a Florida court ruled that a judge who was hearing a criminal case and was Facebook friends…

Dream Job Alert! We’re Hiring A Clinic Director for New SCU Law Clinic Supporting Start-Up Entrepreneurs

By Eric Goldman Santa Clara Law has opened up a job req for a newly created position to direct a newly approved clinic we’re currently calling the “Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic.” The clinic will help with formation, financing, transactional support and…

Call for Papers/Participation, 3rd Annual Internet Law Work-in-Progress Conference, SCU, March 16, 2013

By Eric Goldman We invite you to participate in the Third Annual Internet Law Work-in-Progress conference at Santa Clara University School of Law on March 16, 2013. The conference series is co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute at Santa…

Introducing Blogging Assistant Jake McGowan, and Another Request for Help

By Eric Goldman As I recently mentioned, I am also blogging at my Forbes blog, Tertium Quid. To help balance out some of this blog’s workload, I’m pleased to introduce the Technology & Marketing Law Blog’s first-ever blogging assistant, Jake…

Now Available: My Internet Law Syllabus and Reader for Fall 2012

By Eric Goldman I posted my syllabus and my course reader (a $7.50 download at Gumroad) for Fall 2012. If you teach Internet Law (or hope to), email me if you’d like a free copy of the reader plus my…

Physical Props for Teaching the IP Survey Course

By Eric Goldman [Note: this post is intended for readers who teach the IP Survey course or related courses. If that's not you, you might want to skip this post.] I’m sure many of you are aware of the Georgetown…

Having a Facebook or Twitter Account Shouldn’t Mean Mandatory California Vacations if You Get Sued (Forbes Cross-Post)

By Eric Goldman [Given how I feel about blogging on civil procedure topics, it’s ironic that my first substantive post to Tertium Quid is about Internet jurisdiction of all things. Still, this was an easy rehash of some recent blog…

Now Blogging at “Tertium Quid” at Forbes

By Eric Goldman I’ve launched a new blog called “Tertium Quid” through the Forbes blogging platform. My introductory post there gives some background and explains the name. I expect to cover a lot of the same topics I currently cover…