Call for Papers: WIPIP, Santa Clara University, Feb. 7-8, 2014

By Eric Goldman The High Tech Law Institute invites you submit a paper proposal for the Eleventh Annual Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium (WIPIP), to be held February 7-8, 2014, at Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California. The…

Another Federal Court Rejects Service of Process via Facebook – Joe Hand Promotions v. Shepard

[Post by Venkat Balasubramani] Joe Hand Promotions v. Shepard, 4:12cv1728 SNLJ (E.D. Miss. Aug. 12, 2013) Earlier this month, I blogged about a federal court’s rejection of service of process via Facebook. (See “Federal Court Doesn’t ‘Like” Service of Process…

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…