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We’re Hiring: Calling Public Interest Attorneys Interested in Tech!

The Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is seeking a Clinical Instructor to join our team. We’re particularly excited, given the ever-expanding reach of technology, to diversify the skillset and expertise of … Continue reading

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Clinic Contributes to SCOTUS Patent Brief Re: Pharma Prices and Access to Medical Treatments

The Cyberlaw Clinic contributed to an amicus brief recently filed in the United States Supreme Court, in the case of Medtronic, Inc. v. Mark A. Barry, M.D., No. 19-414. The case is on petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for … Continue reading

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Clinic Teams w/Cathy O’Neil for HUD Comment re: Algorithmic Discrimination

We’re big fans of Cathy O’Neil’s work here in the Cyberlaw Clinic, and it was a real pleasure and honor to get to collaborate with her on a comment (pdf) submitted last week in response to a request from the … Continue reading

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Clinic Files SCOTUS Brief w/Caselaw Access Project, Arguing for Unburdened Access to Law

This week, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief (pdf) in the United States Supreme Court in the case, Georgia, et. al v. Public.Resource.Org Inc, No. 18-1150. The Clinic filed the brief on behalf of the Caselaw Access Project (CAP), a team of … Continue reading

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Cyberlaw Clinic Files Amicus Brief Arguing Dr. Seuss/Star Trek Mash-Up Is Fair Use

The Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus curiae brief (.pdf) last week in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Dr. Seuss Enterprises v. ComicMix, on behalf of several individuals and non-profit organizations (including groups that advocate … Continue reading

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MA Legislature Considers Proposals to Study Use of Algorithms in Government 

Attorneys at the HLS Cyberlaw Clinic joined representatives from the ACLU of Massachusetts, MIT researchers, and a number of technology experts and policy advocates in calling for the creation of a a Massachusetts state commission to study the use of algorithms, AI, and … Continue reading

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Cyberlaw Clinic Announces Launch of New First Amendment Fellowship Program

The Cyberlaw Clinic, in partnership with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, is proud to announce the launch of the Initiative for a Representative First Amendment (IfRFA) in the fall of 2019.  Directed by … Continue reading

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Jack & Yaya Documentary to Screen in Massachusetts at the Brattle Theatre

Next week, Cambridge’s own Brattle Theatre will be screening  Jack & Yaya, an extraordinary documentary for which the Cyberlaw Clinic was delighted to provide legal guidance. Produced and directed by Mary Hewey and Jen Bagley, the film follows Jack and … Continue reading

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A Guide to Fourth Estate v. Wall-Street.com

Section 411(a) of the Copyright Act states that “no civil action for [copyright] infringement…shall be instituted until preregistration or registration of the copyright claim has been made.”[1] In other words, copyright owners must “register” their copyrights before suing for copyright … Continue reading

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Clinic Files Brief Supporting Cert Petition in Oracle v. Google

The Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus curiae brief (.pdf) in the United States Supreme Court in Oracle v. Google, No. 18-956, on behalf of a group of intellectual property law scholars. The brief supported Google’s petition for certiorari, asking the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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