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Information Law & Policy Roundtable Series

The Information Law and Policy Roundtable series convenes monthly during the academic year.  CLIP brings together New York area academics, lawyers and industry experts to discuss current events in the IP/IT field in a casual setting.  This series is open to students by invitation only.

Upcoming Roundtables

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Past Roundtables

 5.19.15 Securing Data the NY Way
Featured Guest: Kathleen McGee, Bureau Chief, Internet Bureau at Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York
 4.29.15 Open Data - Serving the Public?
Featured Guest: Mariko Hirose, Staff Attorney, New York Civil Liberties Union
 3.25.15 Drones: Taking Off
Featured Guest:  Adil Ahmed, Advisor to the Board of Directors, DroneCast, Inc.

Is Wearable Tech Discovery's New Frontier?
Featured Guest:  Rob Sanchez, Chief Strategy Officer, Manufacture New York

 1.14.15 Cyber Warfare? Activism, Hack-tivism, & State Sponsored Attacks
Featured Guest: Thomas Brown, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting; Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY
 12.10.14 The Latest From Geneva:  WIPO's Work on IP and Competition
Featured Guest: Nuno Pires de Carvalho, Director, Intellectual Property and Competition Policy Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
 11.17.14 A World Order for Data Protection: Debriefing the Privacy Commissioners' Conference
Featured Guest: Orrie Dinstein, Global Privacy Leader, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
 10.8.14 Unforgettable? Exploring the "Right to be Forgotten" Online
Featured Guest: Jon Gordon, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, IAC's Search and Applications division
 9.10.14 My Server Lies Over the Ocean...My Data Lies Over the Sea
Featured Guest:  Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
 4.16.14 Big Data, New Problems?
Featured Guest:  Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery
 3.26.14 Drawing the Line Between Student Privacy & Commercial Data
Featured Guests:  Janine Greenwood, Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, National Student Clearinghouse; Roberta Hyland, Assistant Vice President, Research Operations, National Student Clearinghouse
 2.19.14 Google Glass—New Visions for the Law?
Featured Guest:  Jonathan Ezor, Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Innovation in Business, Law and Technology, Touro Law School

The FCC’s Role In Net Neutrality In Light of Verizon
Featured Guest:  Olivier Sylvain , Associate Professor of Law, Fordham Law School

 12.10.13 The Future of Books—Google Books
Featured Guest:  Jacqueline F. Bausch, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, The New York Public Library

Yelp! Yikes! The Online Authenticity of the Corporate Image?
Featured Guest:  William E. Min, Senior Vice President, ERM & Chief Privacy Officer, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

 10.9.13 A Compass in Turbulent World: Debriefing the Privacy Commissioners' Conference
Featured Guest: Orrie Dinstein, Chief Privacy Leader and Senior IT & IP Counsel, GE Capital

Looking Through the PRISM: Government Snooping, Metadata Threats, and Journalists
Featured Guest:  James C. Goodale, author of the current book "Fighting for the Press," formerly Vice Chair and General Counsel of The New York Times, Producer and Host of the TV program "Digital Age," and former partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


Bitcoin and the Future of Currency
Featured Guest: Professor Ron Lazebnik, Fordham Law School


Secondhand Bytes- Reselling Digital Content
Featured Guest: Ray Beckerman, former counsel to ReDigi
2.26.13 Hacking the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Featured Guest: Tor Ekeland, Tor Ekeland P.C.

Guns, Sex & Money - Thinking About What Neighbors Should Know
Featured Guest: John Cook, Editor-in-chief, Gawker

12.5.12 Petraeus - A Case for ECPA Reform 
11.15.12 Unmasking Trolls
Featured Guest: Jack Stuef, Freelance Journalist & Contributor at BuzzFeed 
10.17.12 Is it Craig's List?
Featured Guest: James A. Keyte, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 
9.11.12 Phone Wars

What is CISPA?
Featured Guest: Zachary Katznelson, Senior Staff Attorney, Nat'l Security Project, ACLU


Your Password or Your Job
Featured Guest: Bill Greenblatt, CEO, Sterling Info Systems

3.21.12 Drones Come Home to Roost

Student Life Online - The Clementi Case, Bullying & the Aftermath 
Featured Guest: Dana Carotenuto, Policy Director & Counsel, Office of State Senator Klein

1.17.12 Does Facial Recognition Need a Legal Dermatologist? 
12.7.11 The SOPA-Public Disconnect
Featured Guest: Joe Karaganis, The American Assembly, Columbia University
11.9.11 Privacy in the Global Age - Debriefing the Privacy Commissioners' Conference
Featured Guests: Orrie Dinstein, GE Capital & Joel R. Reidenberg, Fordham Law  
10.12.11 Competition and the Power of Google 
Featured Guest: Scott Sher, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati
9.14.11 MP3tunes and Copyrights in the Cloud 
Featured Guest: Stanley Pierre-Louis, VP & Assoc. General Counsel of IP & Content Protection, Viacom
5.12.11 The Media as Internet Regulator 
4.14.11 A New Internet Copyright Strategy - Righthaven or Wrong-Haven?
Featured Guest: Eriq Gardner, Contributing Editor at The Hollywood Reporterand
3.10.11 Do Not Track - Can it Work? 
2.17.11 An Internet Kill Switch - National Security or Public Repression? 
1.20.11 Companies Caught in the WikiWarfare Cross-Hairs 
12.9.10 To Classify or Not to Classify? - Is the Internet a "Telecommunications Service"?
Featured Guest: Susan Crawford, Professor of Law,Cardozo & former Special Assistant to the President for Science Technology & Innovation Policy
11.18.10 Privacy Generations - Debriefing the Privacy Commissioners' Conference 
Featured Guests: Orrie Dinstein, GE Capital & Lisa Sotto, Hunton & Williams
10.21.10 Kicking Pirates & Counterfeiters off the Net 
9.16.10 Viral Exposure, Internet Mobs & Societal Challenges 
5.12.10 Facebook's Open Graph - Building and Overexposing Social Networks 
4.15.10 Boycotts and Filters and Hacks! Oh, my! - China and the Internet 
3.11.10 Going Green - WIPO and Climate Change
Featured Guest: Nuno Carvahlo, World Intellectual Property Organization 
2.3.10  Travel Security Checkpoints & Digital Strip Searches 
1.14.10  Going Viral - Use & Abuse of Fashion Photos 
12.16.09 Inside Baseball - Will the US get a 3 Strike Rule for Internet Pirates?
11.18.09 Tweeting Judges and Googling Juries
Featured Guest: Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge, Southern District of New York
10.21.09 Behavioral Advertising or Privacy Misbehavior
Featured Guest: Joseph Turow, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
9.22.09 Cyberattack as a Tool of U.S. Policy
Featured Guest: Herb Lin, Chief Scientist, Computer Science & Telecommunications Board, National Academies