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Jurisdiction II: Global Networks/Local Rules

September 11-12, 2000
San Francisco, CA

Speaker Biographies

Michael Geist

Professor of Law,
University of Ottawa, Canada

Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa specializing in Internet and e-commerce law and Director of E-commerce Law with the law firm of Goodman Phillips & Vineberg. Professor Geist has obtained law degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Cambridge University in the UK, and Columbia Law School in New York. He has written numerous academic articles and government reports on the Internet and law, is national columnist on cyberlaw issues for the Globe and Mail, the creator and consulting editor of BNA's Internet Law News, a daily Internet law news service, editor of the monthly newsletter, Internet and E-commerce Law in Canada (Butterworths), on the advisory boards of several leading Internet law publications including the Journal of Internet Law (Aspen) and Internet Law and Business (Computer Law Reporter) as well as the author of textbook Internet Law in Canada (Captus). He is regularly quoted in the national and international media on Internet law issues and has appeared before government committees on e-commerce policy.

More information can be obtained at his personal Web site at http://www.lawbytes.com.

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