Author Archives: Clinic Staff

Cyberlaw Clinic Files Comment for CDT Urging the U.S. Dept. of Ed. to Protect LGBTQI+ Students from Discriminatory Tech

On September 12, 2022, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed a comment on behalf of the Center for Democracy and Technology in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the U.S. Department of Education (Department), encouraging the Department to protect … Continue reading

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Clinic Works w/ Amici Kenneth Crews and Kevin Smith to Support Internet Archive’s Controlled Digital Lending Efforts

Last week, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in support of Internet Archive (“IA”) a non-profit digital library working to provide access to cultural artifacts of … Continue reading

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HLS Students: Enroll in the Cyberlaw Clinic for Fall 2022 or Spring 2023!

Attention Harvard Law School 1Ls and 2Ls:  clinical registration for the 2022-23 academic year takes place on Wednesday March 30, 2022 and Thursday March 31, 2022! If you are interested in exploring issues at the nexus of technology, law, policy, and … Continue reading

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Public Interest Patent Law Institute and American Civil Liberties Union Call on PTO to Protect Rigorous Subject Matter Eligibility Review

On March 7, 2022, the Cyberlaw Clinic submitted a Comment on behalf of the Public Interest Patent Law Institute (PIPLI) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The PIPLI and ACLU DSMER Comment responded to a United States Patent and Trademark … Continue reading

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Clinic Supports Restore the Fourth, Files Brief re: All Writs Act Requests

On Monday, January 10, 2022, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief (.pdf) in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of Forbes Media, LLC (“Forbes Media”). The Clinic filed this brief on behalf of Restore the Fourth, … Continue reading

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Public.Resource.org Works w/Cyberlaw Clinic, Asks States to Increase Judicial Transparency and Facilitate Access to Model Jury Instructions 

Public.Resource.org, working with Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, has advanced its mission to enhance public access to government information by challenging states that improperly claim copyright protection over model jury instructions used by litigants in state courts. By making model … Continue reading

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Cyberlaw Clinic Works w/Engine Advocacy, Public Interest Patent Law Institute on SCOTUS Brief Supporting Inter Partes Review

On Friday, December 17, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Engine Advocacy (“Engine”), the Public Interest Patent Law Institute (“PIPLI”), and ACT | the App Association. The brief supports Apple’s … Continue reading

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Apply now! Summer Internship 2022

The Cyberlaw Clinic is hiring summer interns for 2022! Current U.S. JD candidates with an interest in the intersection of tech, law, and social justice are invited to join our dynamic team! Summer legal interns work on all aspects of the … Continue reading

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Clinic Supports PIPLI in Call for Clear and Robust Patent Eligibility Standards

On October 15, 2021, the Cyberlaw Clinic submitted a Comment on behalf of the Public Interest Patent Law Institute (PIPLI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to ensuring that the patent system promotes innovation and benefits the public. The Comment responded to … Continue reading

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Clinic Represents Media Orgs in FOIA Amicus

On August 27, 2021, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Media Law Resource Center, and the MuckRock Foundation in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The … Continue reading

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