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Faculty on Point: Professor Jeffrey Fisher on Digital Privacy and the Riley Decision

Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher, lead counsel in the digital privacy case Riley v. California, discusses preparing the case and implications of this landmark U.S. Supreme Court Fourth Amendment decision going forward.

George Triantis at the White House Cybersecurity Conference at Stanford

Stanford Law Professor George Triantis spoke at the cybersecurity summit at Stanford on Feb. 13. Triantis chairs the steering committee and is the faculty director for the Stanford Cyber Initiative, a university-wide initiative to understand cyberspace, cybersecurity and the dilemmas that societies face around the world as they address these [...]

Jennifer Granick at White House Summit on Cybersecurity at Stanford

CIS Director of Civil Liberties Jennifer Granick led a closed session at the White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford on February 13. Here, she discusses cybersecurity with KQED.

Faculty on Point: Professor Barbara van Schewick on Network Neutrality

Professor Barbara van Schewick explains why meaningful network neutrality rules are critical to the future of the U.S. economy.

Professor Mark Lemley Discusses the Current State of Intellectual Property

Stanford law Professor Mark Lemley explains why the Supreme Court’s recent Alice decision (Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International) is a sea change for patent claims. Lemley is an expert on patent, trade-secret, antitrust, and constitutional law matters and one of the true thought leaders in the field of intellectual [...]

Zero to One: Alum Peter Thiel’s New Book on the Secret of Successful Start-Ups

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, who founded PayPal and was the first major investor in Facebook, shared business tips from his new book, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, with students and alumni at Stanford on Sept. 29, 2014. He also recalled his days at [...]

Speaking Truth to Patents: The Case for a Better Patent System

On June 26, 2014, Stanford Law School welcomed Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee to campus for the lunchtime discussion “Speaking Truth to Patents: The Case for a Better Patent System.” Lee spoke on patent reform progress including implementation [...]

Stanford Law Students Work on Real-World Problems in New Law and Policy Lab

Stanford Law School’s Law and Policy Lab allows students to work under the supervision of faculty members with real-world clients, such as the EPA, San Mateo Superior Court, U.S. Copyright office and more. 

Patent Trolls & Patent Reform | Keynote: The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk

On March 21-22, 2014, Stanford’s Program in Law, Science and Technology hosted a two-day conference on Patent Trolls and Patent Reform. The event brought together top lawyers, judges and academics to discuss the prospects and impact of potential patent reform. In this video the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk delivers the conference’s keynote address.

3-D Printing Creates Murky Product Liability Issues, Stanford Scholar Says

A Stanford law professor warns that in a world of 3-D printing, people may not be protected under traditional product liability law if they buy a risky home-printed object and get hurt. Rather, they could be left to pursue harder-to-prove negligence lawsuits.