Why I No Longer Respond to Unsolicited Inquiries About Legal Matters

Several times a week, I get emails (and occasionally phone calls) from people inquiring about legal topics and asking me a question. If you’re reading this post, chances are you’ve made such an inquiry to me. Often, due to my…

Winter 2014 Conference Schedule

Here’s my upcoming roster of conferences and speaking engagements. As always, please let me know if you’d like to connect when I’m in your area: * January 30: Whittier Law School (Orange County), “Why State Legislatures Shouldn’t Regulate Internet Privacy.”…

Self-Publishing A Legal Casebook: An Ebook Success Story (Forbes Cross-Post)

I co-authored a casebook on Advertising and Marketing Law with Prof. Rebecca Tushnet of Georgetown Law. Last July, we self-published the casebook as an ebook via Scribd and Gumroad. Drawing on the past 14 months of data, this post explains…

Fall 2013 Speaking and Travel Schedule

My current travel and speaking plans for the rest of 2013. As usual, if I’m going to be in your neighborhood and you’d like to visit, let me know. * sometime in July. I’m headed to the Portland, Maine area….

Spring 2013 Travel and Speaking Schedule

Here’s my tentative upcoming travel and speaking schedule for next semester. As usual, if I’m going to be in your neighborhood and you want to connect, let me know. * January 5-7: AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans. I’m speaking at…

I’ve Posted My Applications for Tenure and Promotion

I’m not sure exactly why, but professors rarely publicly post their tenure applications or promotion applications. Google searches will yield few examples, and usually the applications are not even shared within the school (for example, assistant professors drafting their own…

Spring 2012 Travel/Presentation Schedule

Here’s a list of some of my anticipated upcoming events. For some reason, a higher-than-usual number of these upcoming events are still question marks. As usual, if I’m traveling to your neighborhood or we’re going to be at the same…

Reflections on the Inaugural Internet Law Works-in-Progress Event

Last month, we held the inaugural Internet Law Works-in-Progress event at Santa Clara University. Over three dozen Internet law scholars participated in the event. A few observations: Insatiable Demand for WIP Events. I was nervous about launching a new works-in-progress…

Faculty Talk on Blogging and Personal Websites

Earlier this year, I gave an informal talk to our faculty and staff about how I use blogging and my personal website. My talk slides. As you can see, I made one basic point: like-minded people may be interested in…

Upcoming Talks Spring 2010

I’ve added some new talks to my schedule recently, so here’s an updated list of my talks for the next couple of months: May 6, 8-10 am: Obstacles and Opportunities: eCommerce on Both Sides of the Atlantic, a breakfast briefing…