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Raymond T. Nimmer

Raymond T. Nimmer

University of Houston Law Center
Leonard H. Childs Professor of Law
Houston, TX, USA


Nimmer is the Leonard Childs Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center and co-director of the Houston Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute. He is also a Distinguished Chair in Residence at Universidad Catholica in Lisbon, Portugal and former Dean of the Law Center.

Admitted to practice in Illinois, Texas, and the United States Supreme Court, Nimmer was a Fulbright Distinguished Chair of International Commercial Law. He has been Of Counsel to the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges as well as the law firm of Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay.  He was the co-Reporter to the Drafting Committee on Revision of U.C.C. Article 2 and the reporter for the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act.  Professor Nimmer is the author of over twenty books and numerous articles, including a three-volume treatise on Information Law, a multi-volume book on the Law of Computer Technology, a treatise on Modern Licensing Law, and a multi-volume treatise on The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the Texas Bar Foundation, and the American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys. The first edition of his book The Law of Computer Technology received a national book award from the Association of American Publishers in 1985.

He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Copyright Law, Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property.  He is also one of 700 lawyers listed in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers in the category of Information Technology Law.  He has been recognized in 2011 by his peers as the as the Best Lawyer in Houston in Information Technology Law.  In 2013, his peers voted him the Best Lawyer in Houston in Copyright Law.
Raymond T. Nimmer is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters First Sale and Exhaustion: Limits on Rights Owner’s Claims - Intellectual Property Law Institute 2016, Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Online Providers, Facilitators and Owners: Is the Balance Changing? (July 1, 2017) - Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Monday, October 02, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe? - Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe? - DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe?, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe? - DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe?, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe? - DMCA Section 512: Are The Online Safe Harbors Becoming Less Safe?, Wednesday, October 04, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017, Sunday, October 08, 2017, New York, NY
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