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Derek E. Bambauer

Brooklyn Law School
Associate Professor of Law
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Derek Bambauer

Areas of Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Law
  • Health Law


  • A.B., Harvard University
  • J.D., Harvard Law School

Derek Bambauer teaches Internet law and intellectual property and publishes articles on intellectual property, information control, and health law. He has also written technical articles on data recovery and fault tolerance, and on deployment of software upgrades. He has presented on issues including spam and Internet filtering in both technical and policy settings, model laws for spam regulation, and China's online controls. He is also one of the authors of Info/Law, a popular blog that addresses Internet law, intellectual property, and information law.
A former principal systems engineer at Lotus Development Corp. (part of IBM), Professor Bambauer spent two years as a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. At Berkman, he was a member of the OpenNet Initiative, an academic consortium that tests and studies Internet censorship in countries such as China, Iran and Vietnam.


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