Briefs, Popular Media, Presentations

Here are links to briefs I’ve authored, writing I’ve done in popular media, and materials from recent presentations.

Authored Amicus Briefs

Apple v. FBI:  Brief in Support of Neither Party, with Prof. Justin (Gus) Hurwitz (submitted but not filed), available at

Brief in Support of Massachusetts State Police Association, Commonwealth v. Leon Gelfgatt, 468 Mass. 512 (2014) (concerning compelled disclosure of decryption keys).

Brief in Support of Neither Party, with Prof. Erik Lillquist, FTC v. Actavis, 133 S. Ct. 2223 (2013) (concerning rule of reason in Hatch-Waxman reverse payment settlement cases).

Recent Popular Publications

ICANN’s Transition Proposal, New Jersey Law Journal, June 17, 2016.

Recent Developments in Cybersurveillance, New Jersey Law Journal, May 13, 2016.

The Apple iPhone Unlock Showdown:  What is at Stake?, New Jersey Law Journal, March 7, 2016.

Preparing for Cybersecurity Incidents:  Insurance Considerations, PLI Think Like a Lawyer Talk Like a Geek 2016.

Recent Presentations

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, “Cybersecurity for Law Firms,” New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 2016.

George Mason University Law School, Philosophy of Intellectual Property Roundtable, Discussant, Jekyll Island, Georgia, May 2016.

Compliance Week, “Cybersecurity Compliance Issues,” New York, NY, May 2016.

George Mason University Law School, Program on Economics & Privacy, Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference, “Data Breaches and the Economic Loss Doctrine in the Payment Card Industry,” April 2016.

South Carolina Law Review, Symposium:  Civil Liability for Data Breaches, “Data Breach Litigation Update,” February 2016.

Practicing Law Institute, “Dealing With Hackers,” New York, NY, November 2015.

Itechlaw 2014 World Technology Law Conference, New York, NY, May 2014:  “Dealing With Hackers.”

Religious Legal Theory Conference, Emory Law School, March 2014:  “The NSA is/and the Antichrist.”

Seton Hall University, Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology, September,

2013, “Federal Circuit Year in Review.”

New York State Wireless Association Meeting, New York, NY, June 2013, “Mobile Payment Systems and Cybersecurity.”

American Bar Association Webinar, May 2013, “Cyber Threats and Network Security Countermeasures: Keeping Your Intellectual Property and Secrets Safe.”

University of Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, IN, Law and the Human Person Roundtable, April 2013, Organizer and Moderator.

University of St. Thomas Law School, Minneapolis, MN, Intellectual Property and

Religious Thought Conference, March 2013:  “Towards a Theology of Intellectual Property as Social Relations.”

New Jersey Prosecutors’ College, Atlantic City, NJ, September 2012:  “Cybersecurity Law Update.”

Practicing Law Institute, New York, NY, November, 2012:  “Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek:  Dealing With Hackers.”

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, April 2012:  “Cybersecurity, Cyberwar, Cyberterrorism, and Civil Rights.”

Internet Law Works in Progress Conference, New York Law School, March 2012:

“Does the Communications Act of 1934 Provide an Internet Kill Switch?”

L’École Supérieure Catholique de Droit de Jérémie, Haiti, March 2012:  “International Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines.”

Religious Legal Theory Conference, Pepperdine Law School, California, February 2012:

“Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines:  Intellectual Property, Theology, and Metaphysics.”

New Jersey Public Defender’s CLE, Trenton, November 2011:  “Computer Crimes Update.”

New Jersey Marine Corps Reserve Terrorism Symposium, New Jersey Institute of

Technology, October 2011:  “Computer Crimes and Cyber-Terrorism.”

New Jersey Prosecutor’s College, Atlantic City, September 2011:  “Computer Crimes Update.”

Religious Legal Theory Conference, St. John’s University Law School, October 2011:  “Law and the Theology of Hope.”

Internet Law Works in Progress Conference, Santa Clara Law School, January 2011:  “Cybersecurity and Executive Power.”

Biosimilars Roundtable, Seton Hall University Law School, September, 2010:  Moderator, Panel Discussion on Future Prospects for Biosimilars Legislation.

Federal Circuit Update, Seton Hall Law School, February, 2010:  “Survey of Recent Federal Circuit Case Law.”

Religious Legal Theory:  The State of the Field Conference, Seton Hall Law School,

November, 2009:  “Law, Neuroscience, and the Soul:  Towards a Critical Realist Account of Law and Neurobiology.”

Works in Progress Intellectual Property Conference, Seton Hall Law School, October 2009:  “Patents, Trade Secrets, and Social Relations.”

Intellectual Property Scholars’ Conference, Cardozo Law School, August 2009: “Rational Competition Policy and Reverse Payment Settlements Under the HatchWaxman Act.”

Symposium, Second Summer Institute in Intellectual Property, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Agricultural Sciences, Drake University Law School, June 2, 2009,“State Sovereignty, Flu Viruses, and Intellectual Property.”

Symposium Panel Moderator, “The Attacks Upon Statutory Damages and the ‘Making Available’ Right: The Possible Aftereffects on Big and Small Business Litigation Strategies,” Fordham University Law School, November 21, 2008.

Marquette University Law School Faculty Colloquium, November 20, 2008, “Patent Damages Reform and the Shape of Patent Law.”

Symposium, Preparing for a Pharmaceutical Response to Pandemic Flu, Seton Hall Law School, October 2008:  “State Sovereignty, Flu Viruses, and Intellectual Property.”

Works in Progress Intellectual Property Conference, Tulane Law School, September 2008:  “Patent Damages Reform and the Shape of Patent Law.”

PCSE Workshop, Property Transactions and Transitions in an Age of Globalization, Chapman University Law School, February 2008:  “Intellectual Property as Social Relations.”