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California Privacy Legislation: Wins and Losses

During September 2012, the California legislature voted in favor of three laws recognizing new privacy rights resulting from technological advancements and the ubiquity of Internet activity in the lives of Americans. California Governor Jerry Brown took two steps forward in … Continue reading

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Volume 27, Annual Review

Complete Volume 27, Annual Review 2012 Complete Volume (PDF 8.86 MB) Individual Files Front Matter (PDF 238Kb) by BTLJ Foreword (PDF 155Kb) by Ryan Iwahashi & Britt Lovejoy Patent Law Fighting the Smartphone Patent War with RAND-Encumbered Patents (PDF 375Kb) by Thomas H. Chia … Continue reading

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Volume 27, Issue 1 (Spring 2012)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 470Kb) Articles Anticompetitive Innovation and the Quality of Invention (PDF 401Kb) by Alan Devlin & Michael Jacobs Mixed Reality: How the Laws of Virtual Worlds Govern Everyday Life (PDF 497Kb) by Joshua A.T. Fairfield Can You See Me … Continue reading

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Volume 26, Issue 4 (Fall 2011)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 425Kb) Articles Governance of Intellectual Resources and Disintegration of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age (PDF 567Kb) by Peter S. Menell Legal Scholarship and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: An Empirical Study … Continue reading

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2012 Writing Competition Winners

BTLJ is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Student Writing Competition. Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to all participants for your submissions! 1st Place and Aldo J. Test Award for Best Berkeley Law Submission: “The Background … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Trade Secret Law

With New Jersey’s recent adoption of a variation of the Uniform Trade Secret Act (“UTSA”), all but four states (Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina and Texas) have implemented some form of the UTSA. However, courts in some of the states … Continue reading

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Volume 26, Issue 3 (Symposium 2011)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 440Kb) Articles Foreword: Technology’s Transformation of the Regulatory Endeavor (PDF 458Kb) by Kenneth A. Bamberger Lost in Translation: Legality, Regulatory Margins, and Technological Management (PDF 598Kb) by Roger Brownsword From Preemption to Circumvention: If Technology Regulates, Why … Continue reading

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United States v. Jones Decided?

On January 23, 2012, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision on United States v. Jones, No. 10-1259, 2012 BL 14420 (U.S. Jan. 23, 2012), regarding the warrantless use of a GPS tracking device by law enforcement to … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Writing Competition

The Berkeley Technology Law Journal is soliciting entries for our annual student writing competition. 1st Prize: $2,000 & Publication in the Fall 2012 Issue of BTLJ 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500 Aldo J. Test Award for Best Berkeley Law … Continue reading

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The European Court of Justice Bars Stem Cell Patents In Landmark Decision

The European Court of Justice in Luxemburg ruled on October 18, 2011 in a landmark decision in the case C-34/10 Oliver Bruestle v Greenpeace e.V. and barred embryonic stem cell patents in Europe. In its ruling, the Court said that … Continue reading

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