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Prof. Pamela Samuelson

UC Berkeley School of Law
Professor of Law
Berkeley, CA, USA

Pamela Samuelson is the Richard M. Sherman ’74 Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California at Berkeley and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.  She has written and spoken extensively about the challenges that new information technologies pose for traditional legal regimes, especially for intellectual property law.  She is co-founder and president of Authors Alliance. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a Contributing Editor of Communications of the ACM, a past Fellow of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and an Honorary Professor of the University of Amsterdam.  She is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  She joined the Berkeley faculty in 1996 after serving as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh Law School.  She has visited at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, and NYU Law Schools.
Prof. Pamela Samuelson is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Waxing and Waning of Copyright and Patent Protections for Software Innovations - Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Thursday, April 05, 2018

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