Berkeley Technology Law Journal

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, established in 1985, is America’s first technology law journal. BTLJ publishes four issues annually on a broad range of topics at the intersection of technology and the law.

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November 30th, 2023
COMPLETE VOLUME 38, ISSUE 2 Complete Issue FRONT MATTER Front Matter ARTICLES HIPAA v. Dobbs by Wendy A. Bach & Nicolas Terry Unenjoined Infringement and Compulsory Licensing by Jorge L. Contreras & Jessica Maupin Addressing Personal Data Collection as Unfair Methods of Competition by Maurice E. Stucke Defragging Feminist Cyberlaw ...
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November 13th, 2023
SPEAKERS Eric Ahern; Juliette Draper; Meg O’Neill Podcast Transcript: [Eric Ahern] 00:08 You’re listening to the Berkeley Technology Law Journal Podcast. I’m Eric Ahern. [Juliette Draper] 00:13 I’m Juliette Draper. [Meg O’Neill] 00:14 And I’m Meg O’Neill. [Juliette Draper] 00:16 Today, we will be covering the verdict announced in the ...
November 6th, 2023
The Articles within this issue are derived from presentations delivered at the Berkeley-NYU Symposium entitled The Impact of the Patent System on Markets for Technology, held at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business on February 23–24, 2023. The TIIP Program at the Classical Liberal Institute (NYU School ...
October 27th, 2023
This article is part of the 2023 BCLT-BTLJ Symposium. Stacy-Ann Elvy I. INTRODUCTION In 1972, Californians approved Proposition 11, a legislatively proposed amendment to the California constitution to establish an inalienable right to privacy. Accompanying this right was an enforceable right of action. The ballot arguments in favor of ...
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October 27th, 2023
Our 4th annual BCLT-BTLJ symposium took place on Friday, October 27, 2023. We are proud to present the following pieces to accompany the Symposium: Artificial Intelligence and the Right to Privacy by Chris Conley Realizing a Right to Privacy and Cybersecurity through California’s Commercial Law by Stacy-Ann Elvy Not Just ...
October 27th, 2023
This article is part of the 2023 BCLT-BTLJ Symposium. By Jacob Snow I. Introduction Privacy law under Article I, Section 1 of the California Constitution is based on a foundational distinction between “informational” and “autonomy” privacy. Invasions that implicate autonomy are limited, primarily focusing on protecting people’s bodily autonomy ...
October 27th, 2023
This article is part of the 2023 BCLT-BTLJ Symposium. By Al Malecha, JD 2024 Many of us in the legal field have had an overwhelmingly negative first impression of AI, which is often brought up in the context of copyright infringement, fictitious case law, or shirked liability. Outside of the ...
October 26th, 2023
This article is part of the 2023 BCLT-BTLJ Symposium. By Chris Conley “Artificial intelligence” (AI) is everywhere these days, from Waymo’s ongoing pilots of self-driving cars to OpenAI’s publicly-available ChatGPT chatbot. The currently dominant form, machine learning (ML), relies on models derived from vast sets of data, potentially including personal ...
October 3rd, 2023
By Lauren Barland LL.M. 2023 In today’s digital age, personal information can be bought, traded, and sold by anyone with an internet connection. From our health and dietary habits to our sexual and romantic preferences, companies are collecting sensitive data on a massive scale, posing significant threats to privacy. In ...
September 29th, 2023
BTLJ is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Writing Competition. Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to all participants for your submissions! First Place Winner: James Ng Brooklyn Law School Back in the Driver’s Seat: The United States Should Enact a Unified Automated Vehicle Law and Regulation ...

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