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Jurisdiction II: Global Networks/Local Rules

September 11-12, 2000
San Francisco, CA

Speaker Biographies

Paul Goldstein

Professor of Law
Stanford University, USA

Paul Goldstein is the Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford University and is widely recognized as one of the country's leading authorities on intellectual property. He is the author of a four-volume treatise on copyright law as well as of a widely-adopted law school text on intellectual property. He is the author of five other books, including the widely-reviewed Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox. In April 1997, Newsweek magazine named Professor Goldstein to its "list of 100 people for the new century," as one "whose creativity or talent or brains or leadership will make a difference in the years ahead." He has regularly been included in Best Lawyers in America.

Professor Goldstein is a member of the Bars of New York and California and is Of Counsel to the law firm of Morrison & Foerster. He frequently testifies before congressional committees dealing with intellectual property issues and has been an invited expert at international governmental meetings on copyright issues. He has served as Chairman of the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Panel on Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information, and has been a Visiting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law in Munich, Germany.


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