Lung Cancer Isn’t Just Life-Changing. It’s Community-Changing (LinkedIn Influencer Cross-Post)

Lung Cancer Isn’t Just Life-Changing. It’s Community-Changing (LinkedIn Influencer Cross-Post)

Being diagnosed with cancer terrifies all of us. In the best case, a cancer diagnosis involves painful or sickening treatments. In the worst case, a cancer diagnosis is an imminent death sentence. Either way, a cancer diagnosis instantly changes the…

Reflecting On 8 Years As HTLI Director

Reflecting On 8 Years As HTLI Director

We recently announced that Brian Love is joining me as co-director of the High Tech Law Institute. This is a good news/bad news announcement. Brian is a terrific talent, and I’m thrilled to work with him. However, given that he’s…

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…