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Paul M. Schwartz

Paul M. Schwartz

University of California-Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall
Professor of Law
Berkeley, CA, USA

Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy law. He is a professor at Berkeley Law School and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. Schwartz has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to the Commission of the European Union and other international organizations. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and corporate events in the United States and abroad.

Schwartz is the author of many books, including the leading casebook, Information Privacy Law and the distilled guide, Privacy Law Fundamentals, each with Daniel Solove. His over fifty articles have appeared in journals such as the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, and Chicago Law Review. Fluent in German, he contributes to German legal reviews.

Schwartz is a past recipient of the Berlin Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin and a Research Fellowship at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels. Schwartz is also a recipient of grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, the German Academic Exchange, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a member of the organizing committee of the Privacy Law Salon and of the American Law Institute.

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