Eric J. Sinrod: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Eric J. Sinrod

Of Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone415 957 3019

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Internet Law
  • E-Commerce Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Management Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Computers and Software
  • Insurance Litigation
  • International Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Energy
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • Copyrights
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 415 957 3019
Fax: 415 520 0931
http://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/ericjsinrod.html
 
University Oberlin College, B.A., 1980 Phi Beta Kappa, Comfort Starr Scholarship Prize for Academic Excellence
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1984 Associate Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
 
Admitted1986, California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of International Trade; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois; Supreme Court of the United States
 
Memberships The State Bar of California (Member, Law Practice Management and Technology Section; Executive Committee); The Bar Association of San Francisco; American Bar Association (Committee, Internet Industry).

 
LanguagesSpanish
 
BornWashington, D.C., February 15, 1958
 
Biography

Eric J. Sinrod is a strong and experienced advocate for his clients and has represented them before the United States Supreme Court, other appellate courts, and in a number of jury and court trials, arbitrations and mediations. His practice has covered many important Internet, software, software defect, technology, intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent, trade secrets), information, communications, commercial, antitrust, eDiscovery, education, environmental, and insurance coverage issues. He has represented domestic and international clients in major class actions and where hundreds of millions of dollars have been at stake. He also has handled numerous matters for smaller companies and individuals. Mr. Sinrod has been highlighted by an outside publication as "the leading IP attorney in the land," and he has been selected by his peers as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Cyber Law and annually as a "Super Lawyer" for Business Litigation. Mr. Sinrod has a reputation for being immediately responsive to clients and working efficiently and within budgets. He is considered a thought-leader on electronic discovery issues, which can lead to great cost savings for clients. While Mr. Sinrod is creative in coming up with solutions to resolve disputes, he will fight strategically when that is in the best interests of clients. Mr. Sinrod also serves as a mediator, and strives to resolve disputes efficiently and effectively for all parties. After a recent matter in which Mr. Sinrod acted as mediator, one attorney stated: "Eric, we were very happy with how you handled the mediation; I would use you again in a heartbeat." He also is innovative and entrepreneurial; for example, he was an early pioneer and developer of Internet law, he started the first Cyberlaw blog, and he also spearheaded Duane Morris' merger with Hancock, Rothert & Bunshoft.

Mr. Sinrod is one of the hosts of TechLaw10, a 10-minute audio podcast update on technology law issues. His work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Time.com, Bloomberg News, Trials Digest, The Wall Street Reporter Magazine, Fox News, The Supreme Court of the United States Blog, CFO Magazine, National Law Journal, Wired.com, Computer World, Cyber Esq. Magazine, Business Insurance Magazine, The ABA Journal, The American Lawyer, The California Lawyer, The Privacy Journal, Intellectual Property Counselor, Career Education Review, The Minnesota Star Tribune, Counsel to Counsel, Lawyers Weekly, Lawyers USA, The Recorder, The Daily Journal, Security Management Magazine, Compliance Week, Investor Relations, IPFrontline.com, Business Credit magazine, SCMagazineus.com, The Village Voice, Corporate Counsel's Records Retention Report, The San Francisco Business Times, The East Bay Business Times, Law360, TechPulse360, ROBTV, Newsday, Creditline, SlashDot and Japanese public television. Mondaq has announced that one of Mr. Sinrod's columns was the most popular article in the United States in the month that it was published. Mr. Sinrod writes weekly legal blogs for Findlaw.com, and his blogs also have been published by CNET News.com, USAToday.com, Law.com, Computerworld.com, CNN.com, MSN.com, AllThingsDigital.com and Silicon.com and he has been a regular guest speaker covering legal issues for LAWCAST, the Legal Talk Network, Tech TV, KNX CBS Radio, Live Online News and CNET Radio.

Mr. Sinrod has been an adjunct professor of law and has published many law review and other journal articles. He is a frequent speaker on Internet, intellectual property, information and communications issues. He has been an advisor to the Cyberspace Law Seminar at Hastings College of the Law, has taught an Information Law Seminar at Golden Gate University School of Law, and teaches a Business Media class at Ex'pression Center for New Media. Mr. Sinrod is a member of the Board of Directors for the Computer Law Association, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internet Law, the ABA Internet Industry Committee, the Board of Advisors for the Start-Up and Emerging Companies Newsletter for American Lawyer Media, the Advisory Board for the BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report, and the Executive Committee of the Law Practice Management & Technology Section of the State Bar of California. Mr. Sinrod's videos discussing the intersection of law and technology have been featured on YouTube and Google Video.

Mr. Sinrod was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Samuel Conti, Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He served as lead trial attorney in a number of jury trials as a Special Deputy District Attorney for the Marin County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Sinrod has been an appellate and trial moot court judge at Boalt Hall and other law schools.

Mr. Sinrod is admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, a number of other federal courts and all California courts.

Representative Matters

Mediation

· Bell v. Acceptance Corp. (Marin Superior Court 2013); Mediator for multi-faceted action to recover losses associated with promissory notes.

· Vertkin v. California Physicians' Services dba Blue Shield of California (Marin Superior Court 2013); Mediator for complex breach of contract action involving billing practices within physician network.

· Essociate v. Blue Whaler Investments, et al. (C.D. Cal. 2011); Mediator for complex patent litigation matter relating to Internet-affiliate marketing software.

Intellectual Property/Information Technology Litigation

· dw-link Incorporated v. Giant Bicycle, Inc. and Giant Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Central District of California, 2013-present); Lead trial attorney for defendants in patent infringement lawsuit relating to vehicle suspension systems.

· Yellowstone Mountain Club LLC v. Offshore Limited D and PCI (World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration, 2012-2013); succeeded in obtaining the transfer of certain domain names.

· Telswitch, Inc. v. Billing Solutions Incorporated, et al., (Northern District of California, 2012-2013); represented defendants in trade secrets and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case that resolved prior to trial.

· Kiskadee Communications (Bermuda) Ltd v. Father, et al. (Bermuda arbitration, 2011-2012); Represented plaintiff company with respect to rights to orbital satellite slot.

· Kensington Grace Holdings, LLC v. Citizens Business Bank, et al. (Central District of California, 2011-2012); Lead trial attorney in patent infringement case for defendant Montecito Bank & Trust.

· Fundamental Software, Inc.: ongoing representation of middleware company with respect to full panoply of intellectual property, information technology and commercial issues, including prevailing in significant trademark case.

· Bethany Lowe Designs, Inc. v. ESC Trading Co., Inc. (Central District of Illinois, 2010); Lead trial attorney for plaintiff in a copyright infringement, unfair competition and unfair trade practices case.

· Hitek Software v. United Surgical Partners International, 39 Trials Digest 13th 12 (Central District of California, 2010); As lead trial attorney, obtained complete dismissal of case with prejudice before filing pleading responsive to complaint.

· 1(800)Reminds, Inc. v. Prosodie Interactive (Canada), Inc. (California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District; San Francisco Superior Court, 2009-2010); As lead trial and appellate counsel, obtained dismissal of case, which sought relief based alleged Internet trade secrets theft, because of contractual forum selection clause, and the victory was affirmed by a unanimous appellate panel.

· Topa Insurance Group v. RCM Technologies, Inc. (Los Angeles Superior Court 2008-2010): Represented as lead counsel an insurance company specializing in personal lines insurance in a major software defect case fraud and related claims against a software company. Obtained pretrial rulings and a trial resolution that the client found favorable.

· TLC v. RadioShack (Northern District of California, 2008-2009): As lead trial counsel, defended patent infringement action and achieved resolution that client found favorable.

· Kelley v. Bethany Lowe Designs, Inc. (Central District of California, 2009); As lead trial counsel, represented defendant in copyright case and achieved resolution that client found favorable.

· Hitek Software v. Vision Financial (Central District of California, 2009); Represented defendant in copyright litigation which resolved to the satisfaction of the client.

· Hinshaw & Culberston (2006-2007): Retained as expert in complex copyright litigation that led to successful resolution.

· Abacus America, Inc. v. Alabanza Corporation (San Diego Superior Court, 2006); Represented company in major trade secrets, copyright infringement, source code, software dispute between Web hosting companies; achieved resolution that client found favorable.

· French Connection Limited v. Frederique Taillefer, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Administrative Panel Decision Re www.frenchconnectiononline.com, Case No. D2005-0255, May 16, 2005. As lead counsel, obtained order transferring a domain name.

· Highfields Capital Management, L.P. v. Doe, 385 F.Supp.2d 969, 2005 WL 2065142, N.D. Cal., January 18, 2005. As lead counsel, obtained order protecting anonymous Internet free speech.

· French Connection Limited v. Daniel Bradley, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Administrative Panel Decision Re www.fcuklifestyle.com, Case No. D2004-0742, November 22, 2004. As lead counsel, obtained order transferring a domain name.

· Begraft v. eBay (New Jersey state court, 2004-2005); Lead trial counsel representing eBay in lawsuit that challenged online sale of ski resort and eBay's online policies; prevailed by motion and case was dismissed with prejudice.

· BSM, Inc. v. Mitek Systems, Inc. (AAA Arbitration, San Diego, 2004-2005); Lead counsel representing defendant maker of character recognition software in dispute concerning source code and copyright infringement; achieved victory in extensive arbitration.

· Papazian v. Keynote Systems, Inc. (San Mateo Superior Court, 2004-2005); Lead counsel representing plaintiffs in dispute involving acquisition of one Internet company by another and cross-allegations relating to trade secrets; sought rescission and resolved to client's satisfaction at mediation.

· ERISCO v. CSRG (Central District of California, 2003); Lead counsel representing Perot Systems in major copyright infringement, antitrust and unfair competition case; effectively resolved case to client's satisfaction at outset.

· Business Software Alliance v. Workmen's Auto Insurance Company (Los Angeles Superior Court, 2002-2003); Lead counsel representing defendant with respect to allegations of copyright infringement and software piracy; achieved settlement that client found favorable.

· Workmen's Auto Insurance v. SIS (Los Angeles Superior Court, 2001-2002); As lead trial counsel, secured successful settlement for plaintiff company in major software defect case.

· Fundamental Software, Inc. v. Fundamental Software, Inc. (Northern District of California, 2001); Lead counsel representing plaintiff middleware company in bet-the-farm trademark infringement action; obtained results client found satisfactory in legal proceedings.

· U.S. Dep't of State v. Ray, 112 S.Ct. 541(1991): Lead counsel who prepared briefing before the United States Supreme Court regarding critical information withheld under the Freedom of Information Act because of privacy concerns; defeated government's "derivative use" argument.

· Mayock v. INS, 714 F.Supp. 1558 (N.D. Cal. 1989), rev'd sub nom, Mayock v. Nelson, 938 F.2d 1006 (9th Cir. 1991), nationwide settlement, 43 Am. U.L. Re. 325, App. (1994) see also Mayock v. INS, 736 F.Supp. 1561 (N.D. Cal. 1990): As lead counsel, obtained nationwide declaratory and injunctive relief regarding the provision of government materials under the Freedom of Information Act, and also secured the largest award of attorney's fees under the statute.

Commercial Litigation

· Spielman/Yu v. Ex'Pression Center for New Media, 191 Cal. App. 4th 420 (2010); From 2007 to 2012, as the lead trial attorney, represented a private postsecondary education institution in two consolidated actions brought by former students for misrepresentation and various statutory violations. Brought cross-complaint against students for breach of contract and related causes of action for defaulting on their tuition loan payments. Following a two-month jury trial in the Alameda County Superior Court, defeated all of plaintiffs' claims and obtained verdict that that the students had breached their contracts with school and that the school had suffered significant monetary damages. On appeal, the California Court of Appeal affirmed the verdict in all respects except for the trial court's instruction on one statutory issue that has been remanded for further trial. The case ultimately settled on terms the client found favorable.

· Tuition Options, LLC v. ATI Enterprises, Inc. (Philadelphia arbitration 2012); Represented defendant and counter-claimant company in the career education sector regarding complicated accounting and contractual issues pertaining to a servicing agreement.

· Wilson-Vick v. Western Grinding, Inc. (San Mateo Superior Court, 2009-2010); Represented a manufacturer of precision metal parts for use in the medical, aerospace, defense and communication industries and the majority of its officers and directors in an action for fraud and breach of contract brought by one of the officers and directors of the closely held company. Following extended mediation, settled the case on terms the clients found favorable.

· Ivanhoe Capital, LLC v. Janna Hospitality Holdings, LLC (California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, 2012; San Francisco Superior Court, 2009-2010) As lead trial counsel representing defendant in complex commercial real estate dispute, obtained dismissal of complaint without leave to amend and award of attorney's fees and costs; The California Court of Appeal affirmed in a unanimous decision.

· DiGiacamo v. Ex'pression Center for New Media (Northern District of California, 2008-2009); As lead trial and arbitration counsel, prevailed in compelling case to arbitration and then obtained result at arbitration that client found favorable.

· Cameron Financial v. Kay-Co Investments, Inc. (San Luis Obispo Superior Court, 2006); Lead trial counsel representing the defendant company in a hotly contested trade secrets dispute relating to company business practices and information; case resolved after prevailed on motions.

· Carematrix Creditor Litigation (2005-2006); Lead counsel representing national elder care management company in its efforts to recover substantial sums from the debtor in complex bankruptcy proceedings; achieved resolution that client found satisfactory.

· Cross v. Maric (Los Angeles Superior Court, 2004-2006) Represented educational institution in class action brought by former students alleging statutory violations.

· Felton Bank Class Action Cases (Three federal cases across the country, 2000-2002); Lead trial counsel representing bank in consumer debt alleged fraud class actions; resolved to client's satisfaction.

· Pacific Guarantee Mortgage v. Pacific Capital Mortgage (Marin County Superior Court, 1998-1999); Lead trial counsel representing defendant company charged with trade secret misappropriation, employee raiding, and copyright infringements; achieved victory by defeating preliminary injunction motion.

· Bechtel Wind Turbine Litigation (Northern District of California, 1987-1989); Represented defendant company charged with improper inspection of wind turbines; prevailed on summary judgment.

· Gilmore Steel Corp. v. United States, 672 F.Supp. 1458 (CIT 1987), rev'd sub nom, Oregon Steel Mills, Inc. v. United States, 862 F.2d 1541 (Fed. Cir. 1988): Represented domestic steel manufacturer in connection with alleged steel "dumping" by Japanese and Korean steel manufacturers.

· In re Consolidated Capital Securities Litigation (Northern District of California, 1985-1987); Worked with team defending company in securities fraud litigation.

· In re Apple Securities Litigation (Northern District of California, 1985-1986); Worked with team defending company in securities fraud litigation.

Antitrust Litigation

· American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. v. Visa USA, Inc. et al., Case No. 04-CV-08967 (SDNY 2004-2007): Lead trial counsel for Washington Mutual and Providian in massive antitrust case filed by American Express against Visa, MasterCard, and various banks with respect to network rules relating to issuance of credit cards; achieved resolution that client found favorable.

· In re Insurance Antitrust Litigation, 723 F.Supp. 464 (N.D. Cal. 1989), rev'd, 938 F.2d 919 (9th Cir. 1991), aff'd in part and rev'd in part sub nom, Hartford Fire Ins. Co. v. California, 113 S.Ct. 2891, 125 L.Ed.2d 612 (1993): Represented foreign insurers in multi-district litigation initiated by dozens of state attorneys general and private parties who alleged global conspiracies with respect to the pricing and availability of liability insurance; prevailed on summary judgment.

Environmental and Insurance Coverage Litigation

· Great American Insurance Company v. Michael Chang, et. al. (N.D. Cal. 2012-2013); prevailed on summary judgment and defeated environmental insurance coverage claims.

· APL Co. PTE Ltd. v. Valley Forge Insurance Company, 2013 U.S.App. LEXIS 20347 (9th Cir. Cal. Oct. 4, 2013); Won Ninth Circuit appeal for insurer establishing no insurance coverage for subject remediation costs.

· Modesto Irrigation District Pipeline Litigation (Eastern District of California, (2003-2006); Lead counsel representing defendant in case involving responsibility for a pipeline; achieved resolution after successful motion practice.

· TMX Interactive Mold Litigation (San Francisco Superior Court (2004-2006); Lead counsel representing defendant in toxic mold case; achieved resolution that client found favorable.

· Three Sisters Ranch Enterprises Environmental Litigation (Northern District of California, 2002-2004); Lead counsel for defendant purchaser of contaminated property; achieved complete victory by proving fraud on summary judgment that led to the rescission of the purchase contract from 16 years earlier and to client not having responsibility for ground and groundwater pollution cleanup.

· Travelers Cas. and Sur. Co. v. Superior Court, 63 Cal. App. 4th 1440 (1998); Successful amicus briefing on the pollution exclusion contained in general liability policies.

· Lockheed Insurance Coverage Litigation (Santa Clara Superior Court (1993-2000); Lead counsel for London insurers on numerous issues; victorious at trial in defeating $500 million in claims on Burbank contamination site.

· Chevron v. Kentucky Agricultural Energy Corporation (San Francisco Superior Court (1987-2000); Represented insurer with respect to claims made under performance guarantee policy as to a fuel ethanol plant; achieved resolution that client found favorable.

Experience

· Duane Morris LLP
- Of Counsel, 2014-present
- Partner, 2000-2014

· Hancock Rothert & Bunshoft LLP, San Francisco, California
- Partner, 1992-2000
- Associate, 1987-1991

· Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, California
- Associate, 1985-1987

· United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- Judicial Clerk, Honorable Samuel M. Conti, 1984-1985

Professional Activities

· Adjunct Professor, Dominican University, International Law Course

· Ex'pression College Program Advisory Committee Member for Entertainment Degree

· Advisor, Hastings College of the Law, Cyberspace Law Seminar

· Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University School of Law, Information Law Seminar

· Adjunct Professor, Ex'pression Center For New Media, Business Media Course

· Adjunct Professor, Redwood High School, Computer Business Course

· Journal of Internet Law, Editorial Board Member

· American Bar Association
- Internet Industry Committee

· BNA Electronic Commerce & Law, Advisory Board

· Start-Up and Emerging Companies Newsletter, American Lawyer Media, Board of Advisors

· The State Bar of California
- Law Practice Management and Technology Section
-- Executive Committee

· International Technology Law Association

· Association of Business Trial Attorneys

· The Bar Association of San Francisco

· California Trial Lawyers Association

· San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

· Appellate and Moot Court Judge
- University of California at Berkeley--Boalt Hall School of Law
- Santa Clara University School of Law
- Golden Gate University School of Law

· CYO Girls Volleyball and Basketball Coach

Honors and Awards

· Listed in Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2010

· Named a Super Lawyer for Business Litigation, 2006-present

· Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Cyberlaw, 2005-subsequent years

· Mr. Sinrod's article, "Word to the Wise If You Quit In a Huff," was the most popular article in the United States on the Mondaq service, April 2006.

· Recipient, Internet Marketing Attorney Awards of 2003. Mr. Sinrod was referred to as "the leading IP attorney in the land."

· AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Board Memberships

· Editorial Board, Journal of Internet Law

· Advisory Board, Start-Up and Emerging Companies Newsletter, published by American Lawyer Media

· Advisory Board, BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report

Publications

Selected Publications

· More than 600 weekly legal columns for CNET News.com, Findlaw.com, CNN.com, MSN.com, AllThingsDigital.com, Silicon.com, The Supreme Court of the United States Blog, USATODAY.com, American Lawyer Media's Law.com, Computerworld and Upside, all of which are available at http://www.duanemorris.com/site/articles.html and http://www.sinrodlaw.com (1999 to present)

· Author, "The Year in Tech Law 2013," a compilation of blog posts for Findlaw's Technologist blog, January 2014

· Featured in "Lawyer Blogs Come of Age" by Julia Love, The Recorder, July 26, 2013

· Featured in "Marin Snapshot: Corte Madera's Eric Sinrod Plugged into Cyber Law" by Vicki Larson, Marin Independent Journal, February 10, 2013

· "The Challenges of eDiscovery and Cloud Computing," NYSBA Inside, Winter 2012, Vol. 30, No. 3

· Author, "The Year in Tech Law 2012," a compilation of blog posts for Findlaw's Technologist blog, January 2013

· Author, "The Year in Tech Law 2011," a compilation of blog posts for Findlaw's Technologist blog, January 2012

· "By The Numbers - The Internet Affects How Students View Everything - Including Your School," Career College Central, January 2012, p. 66

· "Share On The Inside, Protect On The Outside: Best Practices For IP Protection In The Age Of Social Networking," LES Insights, December 2011

· "Guidelines Needed For Social Networking In the Contemporary Workplace," Privacy Journal, Vol. 37, No. 12, October 2011

· "Are the Social Networking Kids Alright?" and "Workplace Social Networking: Is Facebook During Work Hours Good?," Career Education Review, Section 1, October 2011

· Featured in "Drugmakers Avoid Social Media Sites: Recent FDA Warning To Novartis Over A Facebook Ad Rattled Pharmaceuticals" by Mandy Jackson, San Francisco Daily Journal, September 10, 2010

· Quoted in "Hot spot dangers: That Internet cafe could cost you way more than a cup of coffee" by Mary K. Pratt, ComputerWorld, April 20, 2010

· "Are You Safe On Wi-Fi?," Privacy Journal, December 2009

· "Preventing Predatory Marketing Practices Against Minors," Intellectual Property Counselor, 156:18, December 2009

· "States Embrace Electronic Discovery," Corporate Counsel's Records Retention Report, 145:3, November 2009

· Featured in "Getting Down to Business, California Lawyer, April 2010

· "Spoliation Of Electronic Evidence Can Lead To Death-Knell Sanctions," Corporate Counsel's Records Retention Report, 134:3, February 2009

· "Getting A Hold On Legal Holds," Corporate Counsel's Records Retention Report, 134:1, February 2009

· "Employees, Employers and Social Networking Issues," E-Commerce Law & Policy, 10:10:3, October 2008

· "Universities and Colleges Need Privacy Education," Career Education Review, Section 1, p. 24, October 2008

· "Going Back To School On Security," Career Education Review, Section 1, p. 29, September 2008

· "The Impact of Data Loss Prevention Communications Capture on E-discovery," contribution to publication by Pro-Tec Data, June 2007

· Featured in "Looking for Line Where Web Use Crosses into Trespassing by Jessie Seyfer, The Recorder, April 16, 2007

· New Scientist: Book Review - The Second Life Herald, 2007.

· The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development, Quoted In Book By Ari Kaplan, 2007.

· "Promise of EFOIA Still Unfulfilled Ten Years Later," 33:7 Access Reports 3, 2007

· Featured in "As Candidates Mull '08, Web Sites Are Already Running, The New York Times, November 18, 2006

· "Attention Trademark Owners: Take a Hit!" IPFrontline.com, November 2006

· "Workplace Worries: Blogging, IMing, iPods and Camera Phones - Oh My! Business Credit, October 2006

· "Creative Commons - An Answer to the Copyright Debate?" IPFrontline.com, September 2006

· Featured in "Writing His Own Ticket, The Recorder, July 19, 2006

· "How We Almost Lost Our BlackBerries," For The Defense, June 2006.

· "Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Protects Employers," Human Resource Ideas & Trends; Human Resource Executive, May 2006.

· "Word to the Wise If You Quit In a Huff," Mondaq, April 2006 (most popular article in the United States that month).

· "FCUKLIFESTYLE.com Domain Name Ordered Transferred to French Connection," 1 Journal of Internet Law 1 (2005).

· "The Legal Implications of Disappearing E-Mail," 7:9 Journal of Internet Law 23 (2004).

· "Internet Forms and Commentary: A Practitioner's Guide to E-Commerce Contracts and the World Wide Web," a Chapter on Metatag License Contracts, ABA Section of Business Law, Committee on Law in Cyberspace, Information Infrastructure Subcommittee, and Internet Industry Committee (2002).

· "The Future of Internet Privacy," 4:9 Journal of Internet Law 22 (2001).

· "Cyber-Crimes: A Practical Approach to the Application of Federal Computer Crime Laws," 16 Computer & High Technology Law Journal 177 (2000).

· Chapter author for the book, "Internet Law and Business Handbook," Ladera Press, (2000).

· "Hacking Your Way to Hard Time: "Application of Computer Crime Laws to Specific Types of Hacking Attacks," Journal of Internet Law 1 (2000).

· "The Evolving Role of Trademark in Cyberspace," 3:10 Journal of Internet Law 5 (2000).

· "The Eye of the High Tech Storm: The Law of E-Mail," 3: 8 and 3: 9 Journal of Internet Law 1 (2000).

· "Commercial Use of E-Mail and Potential Pitfalls of Anti-Spam Laws," VIBES (2000).

· "Controlling Chaos: The Emerging Law of Privacy and Speech in Cyberspace," 1999 Stanford Technology Law Review 1 (http://stlr.stanford.edu/STLR/Articles).

· "First Steps in Formulating Net Tax Policy," 3:2 Journal of Internet Law 13 (1999).

· "The New Wave of Speech and Privacy Developments in Cyberspace," 21:3 Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 5831 (1999).

· "Keeping the E-Commerce Taxman at Bay: The Internet Tax Freedom Act," Spring 1999 Report of the ABA Industry Internet Committee.

· "Internet Privacy: Is Someone Invading Your Cyberspace?" 14:1 Computer Law Association Bulletin (1999).

· "Net Tax," Daily Journal, California Business Law Adviser, March 15, 1999, p. 18.

· "Sweet Land of E-Liberty: The Internet Tax Freedom Act," 2:7 Journal of Internet Law (1999).

· "Cyberspeech: Censorship, 'Spam,' and Defamation," presented at the 28th Annual Computer Law Association Conference (Washington, D.C., April 1999).

· "Filtering Out Internet Facts," Daily Journal Cyber Esq. (Winter 1998-99).

· "Internet Speech: Putting the Genie Back in the Bottle," 2:4 Journal of Internet Law 1 (1998).

· "Privacy Lost in the Brave New Web?" 2:3 Journal of Internet Law 1 (1998).

· "Policing Web Sites," 25:1 Privacy Journal 3 (1998).

· "Privacy Lost in the Brave New Web?" 24:20 Access Reports 8 (1998).

· "Improving Access to Government Information in an Era of Budgetary Constraints," 27 Urban Lawyer 105 (1995).

· "Freedom of Information Act Disclosure Deadlines: Bridging the Gap Between Legislative Intent and Economic Reality," 43 American University Law Review 325 (1994).

· "Specific Recommendations for Improving Media Access to Government Information," 15 Journal of Media Law and Practice 79 (1994).

· "Proposals for Expediting Access to Government Communications and Information," 12:3 Communications Lawyer 6 (1994).

· "Applying the Freedom of Information Act in the Immigration Context," 94-12 Immigration Briefing 1 (1994).

· "Reconciling Congressional Intent with Budgetary Constraints Re FOIA Response Deadlines," 20:8 Access Reports 3 (1994).

· "It's High Time We Had a FOIA That Works," 17:1 The National Law Journal (9/5/94).

· "Blocking Access to Government Information Under the New Personal Privacy Rule," 24 Seton Hall Law Review 214 (1993).

· "Expediting Access to Government Information Relative to Immigration Proceedings," 71 Interpreter Releases 669 (1993).

· "Emerging Judicial Precedent Threatens Media Access to Government Information," 21:1 Media Law Notes 15 (1993).

· Arguing for Derivative Use," 19:22 Access Reports 5 (1993).

Speaking Engagements

Selected Speaking Engagements

· Regular Guest Speaker for Coast to Coast program on the Legal Talk Network, http://www.legaltalknetwork.com.

· Regular Guest Speaker Covering Internet Legal Issues for Live Online News, www.liveonlinenews.com.

· Regular Guest Speaker Addressing Cyberlaw Matters for CNET Radio; 910 AM, www.cnetradio.com.

· Regular Guest Speaker for LAWCAST; www.lawcast.com.

· Co-host, "Is Facebook A Threat To Your Marriage?," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2014

· Co-host, "Naked Selfie Could Lead to Jail Term for Teen," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2014

· Co-host, "Block on the Pirate Bay Lifted," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2014

· Co-host, "Safe Harbor Developments Impact Cross Border Data Transfers," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2014

· Co-host, "First Google Glass Prosecution - Vision of the Future?" TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2014

· Co-host, "UK Attempts to Police Social Media-Insights from Hartlepool," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2013

· Co-host, "Beware of Holiday Cyberscammers," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2013

· Co-host, "To Tax Or Not To Tax Online Purchases?," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2013

· Co-host, "Postcard from Asia: Corruption, Mistresses and Online Revenge," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2013

· Co-host, "Value of Twitter IPO; also Emerging Issue of Revenge Porn Sites," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2013

· Co-host, "Facebook Privacy Policies Scrutinized By FTC," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2013

· Panelist and Moderator, The Intersection Between Information Governance and ESI Best Practices, San Francisco, September 2013

· Co-host, "BA Twitter Case and Why Companies Must Pay Attention to Social Media Complaints," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2013

· Co-host, "TechLaw10 Hits The Century Mark!, with guest Chairman & CEO John Soroko," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2013

· Co-host, "Obama Administration Pitching Cybersecurity Incentives," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2013

· Co-host, "Tech Vacation Risks," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2013

· Co-host, "Safety For Lawyers In The Cloud," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2013

· Co-host, "As The Cookies Crumble," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2013

· Moderator, "Data Portability," 10th Annual Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, Stanford Law School, June 2013

· Co-host, "Obama Administration Seeks To Grapple With Online Monitoring Fallout," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2013

· Co-host, "DDoS Attacks, Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!" TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2013

· Co-host, "The Most Expensive Tweet In History?" TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2013

· Co-host, "Lawyer Crackberry Addict Recovers To Become iPhone Junkie," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2013

· Co-host, "EU Data Privacy Regulations-Current Status," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2013

· Co-host, "Facebook Complaints Do Not Justify Employer Termination of Employees, NLRB Rules," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2013

· Co-host, "Postcard From Brazil: Challenges of Data Review," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2013

· Co-host, "The Power of Apps," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2013

· Co-host, "Court Voids Web Site Limitation of Liability Clause," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2013

· Co-host, "Supply Chain Compliance Issues - The Fashion Industry As A Case Study," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2013

· Co-host, "Cyberwarfare, Here and Now?," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2013

· Co-host, "Lessons Learned From Media Cyber Attacks," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2013

· Co-host, "Social Media & Legal Ethics and Concerns," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2013

· Co-host, "Mapping Out The Ambit Of The Attorney-Client Privilege," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2013

· Co-host, "FTC Resolves Some Competition Issues With Google; Will Europe Follow Suit?," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2013

· Featured Speaker, Record Roundtable On Social Media Ethics, San Francisco, January 2013

· Co-host, "Brave New World of e-Discovery," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2012

· Co-host, "Proposed Two-Year Ban on Internet Legislation - Really?," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2012

· Co-host, "The Petraeus Affair - Loose "Saved Email" Lips, Sink Ships," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2012

· Co-host, "UK Case Shows Potential Criminal Consequences For Tweeting," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2012

· Co-host, "Lessons Learned From Hacking of Educational Institution," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2012

· Co-host, "Dangers to Going Mobile," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2012

· Co-host, "Social Media In Corporate Crises," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2012

· Co-host, "Cybercrime and Its Severe Impact," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2012

· Co-host, "Privacy For Mobile Devices?," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2012

· Co-host, "When Harry Met Camera Phone," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2012

· Co-host, "Tech Lessons Learned From London 2012 Olympics," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2012

· Co-host, "Olympics' Tweets Show Limits Of Proper Internet Speech," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2012

· Featured Speaker, The Carmel Valley eDiscovery Retreat (CVEDR), Timing and Costs Associated With The eDiscovery Review Process; Monterey, CA, July 2012

· Co-host, "Government Interest In Monitoring Social Media Communications," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2012

· Co-host, "Cybersecurity for Lawyers and Law Firms," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2012

· Co-host, "School Girl's Blog Gives Organizations Food For Thought," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2012

· Featured Speaker, Risks and Liabilities In Cyberspace, Annual Convention of Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU); Las Vegas, June 2012

· Co-host, "The Linkedin Hack and Lessons Learned," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2012

· Co-host, "Jubilee Special: How the World of Technology Has Changed Since 1952," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2012

· Moderator, Panel on Top Ten Best Practices for Start-Up Companies, Ninth Annual E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, Stanford Law School; Palo Alto, CA, June 2012

· Co-host, "Music: Storage, The Cloud and Disaster Recovery," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2012

· Co-host, "Olympic IT Concerns For London 2012," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2012

· Co-host, "Beware So Tweets Do Not Come Back To Bite You, As Ched Evans Furor Shows," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2012

· Co-host, "New Developments In E-Discovery: US and EU Potential Conflicts," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2012

· Co-host, "British Big Brother To Watch Your Email?," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2012

· Co-host, "Cybersquatting and Domain Name Disputes on the Rise," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2012

· Co-host, "Sweet Success For Mars In Twitter Case," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2012

· Co-host, "Obama U.S. Privacy Proposal & Potential European Reaction," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2012

· Co-host, "Is Big Brother Watching Your Online Social Media Communications?," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2012

· Co-host, "Cloud Computing and the Cultural Clash of Privacy Regulation," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2012

· Co-host, "New EU Data Rules, Facebook, and Some Canada," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2012

· Featured Speaker on ROBTV, http://www.robtv.com.

· Co-host, "GPS Supreme Court Ruling, UK Juror Jailed For Online Conduct and New York Tech News," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2012

· Co-host, "Are You Being Watched Online?," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2012

· Co-host, "2012: Tech Firing On All Cylinders!," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2012

· Co-host, "The Naughty & Nice Tech Year In Review," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2011

· Featured Speaker, 15th Annual Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, San Francisco, December 2011

· Co-host, "Regulatory Authorities Crack Down On False Internet Claims," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2011

· Co-host, "Staying Safe Online Over The Holidays," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2011

· Co-host, "How Not To Become An Accidental Cyber Outlaw," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2011

· Co-host, "Global HR Systems - Quick Compliance Tips," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2011

· Featured Speaker, "E-Discovery Best Practices," San Mateo Bar Association, Redwood Shores, November 2011

· Co-host, "eDiscovery Limitations on the Horizon in U.S. Courts?," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2011

· Co-host, "YouTube Hack Attack of Sesame Street," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Protecting Intellectual Assets in the Social Media Age," LES Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2011

· Co-host, "Internal Investigations In New Cloud Era," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2011

· Co-host, "U.S. Appellate Court Protects Email of Foreigners On Domestic Servers," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Negotiating and Litigating Intellectual Property Disputes," Deloitte 2011 Global License and Channel Compliance Summit, Silicon Valley, October 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Internet Dangers and Risk Management," Computer Forensics Show, San Francisco, October 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Comprehensive Approaches To Privacy Protection And Security," California State Bar Annual Meeting, Manhattan Beach California, September 2011

· Co-host, "Information Technology Overload - Time To Turn Off And Unplug?" TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2011

· Co-host, "FTC Seeks To Protect Personal Data In Bankruptcy Proceedings," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2011

· Co-host, "Privacy Spanning The Globe," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2011

· Co-host, "FTC Spots False Internet Claims and Puts Skin In the Game," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2011

· Co-host, "Cyber Crime Costing Companies Big Time," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2011

· Co-host, "EU Shows Cookie Intolerance," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2011

· Co-host, "Unplugging Social Networking and Cell Phone Use to Prevent Civil Disobedience?," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2011

· Co-host, "E-Discovery Summer School," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2011

· Co-host, "Email Summer School: Tips on Creating and Sending Email," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2011

· Co-host, "Don't Shower With Your Laptop: Internet Privacy Concerns," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2011

· Co-host, "Phone Hacking, Murdoch and News of the World," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Proactive Strategies For Dealing With The Challenges Of eDiscovery," Carmel Valley eDiscovery Retreat, Carmel, California, July 2011

· Co-host, "Watch Your Step When Using Google Maps," TechLaw10 Podcast, July 2011

· Co-host, "Heightened Regulatory Enforcement Of Information Security," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2011

· Presenter, "Risks and Liabilities in Cyberspace 2011," ABA Webinar, June 2011

· Co-host, "Court Orders Loser to Pay eDiscovery Costs," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2011

· Featured Speaker, "CyberWar and Corporate Security," Annual Stanford E-Commerce Conference, Palo Alto, June 2011

· Co-host, "WeinerGate: Mountain or Mole Hill?" TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2011

· Featured Speaker, Legal Risks and Potential Internet Liabilities, Bay Area General Counsel Group, San Francisco, June 2011

· Co-host, "Gmail Hack - Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid," TechLaw10 Podcast, June 2011

· Co-host, "Another Bite at Cookies," TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2011

· Co-host, "How Free Is Internet Speech?" TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2011

· Co-host, "How Super Are Super Injunctions?" TechLaw10 Podcast, May 2011

· "Freedom (or Not) of Internet Speech," featured speaker, ITechLaw Association World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, May 2011

· Co-host, "Online Dating & Litigation - A Match Made In Heaven?" TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2011

· Co-host, "Snakes, the End of Pravda and the New Europe," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2011

· Moderator and Speaker,"Avoiding Legal Black Holes In The Cloud," BrightTalk Cloud Risks & Compliance Summit Webinar, April 2011

· Co-host, "Beware the FTC When It Comes To Privacy Violations," TechLaw10 Podcast, April 2011

· Co-host, "The Potential Scope of Internal Electronic Investigations ," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2011

· Co-host, "Natural Disasters in the Internet Era," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2011

· Co-host, "Will Cookies Crumble? Why the New European Laws Cause Confusion," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2011

· Featured Speaker, "Intellectual Property and Internet Legal Issues," International Delegation At Dutch Consulate, San Francisco, March 2011

· "E-Discovery Best Practices for 2011," Webinar for ALI-ABA, March 2011

· Co-host, "Requiring Zip Codes with Credit Card Transactions Violates the Law," TechLaw10 Podcast, March 2011

· Co-host, "Airport Body Scanners Revealing Too Much?," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2011

· Co-host, "On the Internet, Others May Find Out That You Are A Dog," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2011

· Co-host, "Transparency for Data Security Breaches," TechLaw10 Podcast, February 2011

· Co-host, "The Dangers of Twitter," TechLaw10 Podcast, January 2011

· Featured on "The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and EDiscovery," Lawcast Podcast

· Co-host, "The Influence of Social Media and the Internet on Jury Trials," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2010

· "Potential GPS Liability," Interviewed By NewsProNet, San Francisco, December 2010

· Co-host, "Wikileaks," TechLaw10 Podcast, December 2010

· E-Discovery Summit Webcast, Featured Speaker On Full Range of E-Discovery Issues, BrightTALK, December 2010

· "E-Discovery: How to Reduce Cost and Risk," panelist, Golden Gate Chapter of AIIM, San Francisco, CA, November 2010

· Co-host, "Military Cyber Defense," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2010

· Co-host, "Online Tracking and Cookie Technology," TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2010

· Co-host, "How Long Should Our Digital Footprints Live On?" TechLaw10 Podcast, November 2010

· "Avoiding E-Discovery Landmines," The Computer Forensics Show, San Francisco CA, November 2010

· Featured Speaker, "Licensing Agreements and Royalty Payments: What Could Go Wrong?," Licensing Executives Society, Silicon Valley Chapter, Palo Alto, CA, November 2010

· Featured Speaker, E-Discovery Summit, BrightTALK Webcast, San Francisco, CA, November 2010

· Co-host, "Data Security," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2010

· Co-host, "E-Discovery," TechLaw10 Podcast, October 2010

· Co-host, "Cloud Computing," TechLaw10 Podcast, September 2010

· Co-host, "Social Networking issues in the U.S. and UK," TechLaw10 Podcast, August 2010

· "Legal Risks of IT Outsourcing, and Remedies When It Has Gone Awry," BrightTalk Webcast, May 27, 2010

· Moderator and Speaker, "Privacy, Property Rights and Identity Theft: How Do You Respond To That Midnight Call," The California Communications Association Spring Conference, Sonoma, CA, May 2010

· "Legal Perils and Dangers In Cyberspace," SaaScon, Santa Clara, California, April 2010

· Social Networking and Marketing, Legal Marketing Association, Denver, March 2010

· "Internet Risk Abatement Strategies," Venture Capital Conference, Multiple Locations, November 2009

· "Modern Discovery Cost Containment Strategies for Corporate Counsel, San Francisco, CA, October 2009

· "Write On the Edge," National Syndicated Radio Program About Social Networking, June 2009

· Speaker, Social Networking Issues, Sixth Annual E-Commerce Stanford Best Practices Conference, Palo Alto, June 2009

· Moderator and Speaker, "E-Discovery Developments," San Francisco, CA, March 2009

· "Computer and Data Security," Association of Corporate Counsel, Palo Alto and San Francisco, October 2008

· "Privacy and Security Issues," San Francisco Banker Attorneys Association, San Francisco, October 2008

· "High-Tech Legal Guidance," Alameda County Bar Association, Oakland, California, October 2008

· "Intellectual Property Developments," Dutch Economic Trade Group, San Francisco, September 2008

· Moderator, "Privacy By Design - Chief Privacy Officer Roundtable," Association of Corporate Counsel - Bay Area Chapter, Palo Alto and San Francisco, June 2008.

· "Internet Highway Robbery: Protect Your Domain, Trademarks and Copyrights From Cyberthieves," Career College Association Convention, Las Vegas, June 2008.

· Moderator and Speaker, Online Privacy, Fifth Annual E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, Palo Alto, California, June 2008

· Featured Speaker and Moderator, Behavioral Advertising, Association of Corporate Counsel, Palo Alto and San Francisco, California, May 2008

· E-Discovery and E-FOIA, Featured Speaker, Department of Energy And Contractor Attorneys Association 2008 Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, May 2008

· "Intellectual Property Infringement Issues," Dutch Business Roundtable, San Francisco, May 2008.

· "Living with E-Discovery Amendments," presentation with Guidance Software, San Francisco, California, September 2007

· "Royalty Agreements and Audits," San Francisco Chapter, Litigation Interest Group, San Francisco, California, June 2007

· Moderator and Speaker, "Law in Virtual Worlds," Fourth Annual E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, Palo Alto, California, June 2007

· Featured Speaker, "Trespass - An Ancient Legal Doctrine Gains Traction in Cyberspace," Association of Corporate Counsel, Palo Alto and San Francisco, California, April 2007

· Moderator and Speaker, "Trademark Protection in Cyberspace," Annual Conference of the Association of Corporate Counsel, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, San Francisco, California, March 2007

· Featured speaker, "Cyberspace Law," SFPA, San Francisco, California, February 2007

· "Digital Rights Management" (video presentation), CNET's Computer Electronics Show (CES) - "The Next Big Thing," Las Vegas, Nevada, January 2007

· Featured Speaker, "Grappling with High-Tech Employee Activities," Association of Corporate Counsel, Palo Alto and San Francisco, California, September 2006

· Moderator and Speaker, Online Employee Activities Panel, Stanford Ecommerce Best Practices Annual Conference; Palo Alto, June 2006.

· The Give And Take of the Digital Age; Association of Corporate Counsel; San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, Annual Conference; San Francisco, March 2006.

· Featured speaker, Topic: Electronic Litigation Risk Management Issues, annual meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, San Francisco, California, March 23, 2006

· Managing Online Legal Exposure; Presentation to Cisco Legal Department; February 2006.

· Avoiding Legal Landmines in Cyberspace, Association of Corporate Counsel; Palo Alto and San Francisco, August 2005.

· Moderator, Emerging Areas of Risk Panel, Stanford Ecommerce Best Practices Annual Conference; Palo Alto, June 2005.

· High Tech Resolution and Victory, Internet Law Section of the Barristers Club of San Francisco; May 2005.

· Insurance Coverage Relating to Remediation, Association for Environmental Health and Sciences; San Diego; March 2005.

· Update on eCommerce Law, Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel Annual Meeting; Santa Clara, December 2004.

· Steering Clear of Internet Risks and Liabilities, World Congress Conference of the Computer Law Association; Amsterdam, November 2004

· Responsible Information Management, Privacy & Information Security, Ponemon Institute; Tucson, September-October 2004

· Online Security, Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Project: Best Practices in Marketing Software and Other Content to the World Over the Internet; Palo Alto, June 2004

· The Growing Onslaught of High-Tech Disputes: Recommendations for Resolution and Victory, Association of Corporate Counsel; Palo Alto and San Francisco, May 2004

· Outsourcing in Financial Services, American Conference Institute; Las Vegas, March 2004.

· Rescission of Contracts to Escape Liability, Association for Environmental Health and Sciences; March 2004.

· Judge, Companies in United States With Best Privacy Practices; Ponemon Institute and TRUSTe; 2004.

· Self-Regulation Versus Government Intervention in IT Security, Sanctum, Inc.; Webcast, December 2003.

· High-Tech Perils, American Corporate Counsel Association; Palo Alto and San Francisco, October 2003.

· Litigation in the Tech World, Scandinavian Delegation; San Francisco, July 2003.

· High-Tech Privacy Developments, European Legal and Business Delegation; San Francisco, March 2003.

· Access to Business and Government Electronic Information; Annual Conference of American Association of Access Professionals; San Francisco, March 2003.

· Internet and Intellectual Property Legal Roundup, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, March 2003.

· Legal Perils for the Telecommunications Industry, California Telephone Association Annual Summit; Monterey, February 2003.

· Risks & Liabilities in Cyberspace, Insurance Society of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, February 2003.

· Liabilities in Cyberspace, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, October 2002.

· Online Risks and Liabilities, Professional Lawyers Retreat; Miami, October 2002.

· Information Technology Litigation: Representing Your Client in Software Performance & System Failure Claims, sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute; San Francisco/New York, May 2002.

· E-Business Legal Risks, North America Conference on Computer Audit, Control and Security, sponsored by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association; San Francisco, May 2002.

· California Lawyer magazine Privacy Roundtable; San Francisco, April 2002.

· The Law of the Internet: Intellectual Property Issues in Cyberspace, sponsored by the National Business Institute; San Francisco, December 2001.

· Cyber Privacy Conference, Bar Association of San Francisco Corporate Counsel Program; San Francisco, July 2001.

· Fast-Breaking Internet Legal Developments, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, July 2001.

· Executive Briefing on Recent Cutting-Edge Employment Issues; San Francisco, June 2001.

· Spam.com Commercial Email Conference; San Francisco, May 2001.

· Online Insurance Coverage Seminar, American Lawyer Media's Law.com; World Wide Web, May 2001.

· Email Abuse and the Law, Mailwall Summit, Organized by Brightmail; San Francisco, June 2001.

· Web Site Hosting Agreements, Cyberspace Camp Program of the Computer Law Association; San Jose, March 2001.

· Internet Privacy Issues, presentation for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.; San Francisco, January 2001.

· Recent Legal Trends in Cyberspace, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, December 2000.

· Online Commercial Legal Issues, Direct Response E-Mail Marketing Strategies National Conference; New York City, October 2000.

· Computer Crime Laws, EPRI Enterprise Infrastructure Security Legal Workshop, San Francisco; October 2000.

· Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Global E-Commerce, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; San Francisco, October 2000.

· Ethical Issues in Cyberspace, American Bar Association; San Francisco, October 2000.

· Piracy and Privacy in the High-Tech Workplace, Sponsored by Duane, Morris & Heckscher LLP; San Francisco and Palo Alto, September 2000.

· Cybercrime and the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Def Con 8; Las Vegas, July 2000.

· Current Cyberspace Legal Developments, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, July 2000.

· Internet Privacy Presentation for The American Corporate Counsel Association, Northern California Chapter; Palo Alto and San Francisco, May 2000.

· Overview of Legal Developments and Practical Strategies Regarding Privacy and Speech on the Internet at the Direct Response E-Mail Marketing Strategies 2000 Conference, sponsored by the International Quality & Productivity Center; San Francisco, May 2000.

· Fast-Breaking Legal Issues in E-Business, Intranet Presentation for AON; Los Angeles, May 2000.

· Recent Legal Trends in Cyberspace, Digital Media in Business Program; San Francisco, May 2000.

· Computers, Freedom & Privacy 2000: Challenging the Assumptions; "Privacy Policies: Public Protection or License to Snoop?"; Toronto, April 2000.

· Moderator of Cybercrime Symposium, sponsored by Duane, Morris & Heckscher LLP, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Upside Media; San Francisco, March 2000.

· "Privacy in the New Millennium: A Practical Exploration of the Internet and its Impact on Privacy," sponsored by Santa Clara University Computer and High Technology Law Journal; Santa Clara, February 2000.

· The Law of the Internet, sponsored by the National Business Institute; San Francisco, February 2000.

· Risk and Insurance Managers Society, Marsh USA Risk & Insurance Services, "The Internet: Business Opportunity/Liability Nightmare"; San Francisco, January 2000.

· Digital Impact Corporate Seminar for Web Retailing on Recent Legislative Developments; San Francisco, October 1999.

· The American Corporate Counsel Association, Southern California Chapter Annual Conference on "Technology Issues for the New Millennium;" Los Angeles, October 1999.

· Direct Response E-Mail Marketing Strategies, sponsored by International Quality & Productivity Center; San Francisco, August 1999.

· The Twenty-Eighth Computer Law Association Annual Meeting and World Computer Law Congress, "Practical Strategies for the Changing Information Technology Market," sponsored by The Computer Law Association in cooperation with The Federal Communications Bar Association; Washington, D.C., April 1999.

· The Eleventh Annual Computer Law Symposium, "Enabling Electronic Commerce, Trademark, Privacy and Internet Business," sponsored by Hewlett Packard and presented by the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal; San Francisco, February 1999.

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Cyberwarfare Is Here; Is the U.S. Prepared?
Eric J. Sinrod, November 17, 2014
Practically every aspect of life now takes place in cyberspace in addition to in the traditional world we know. While at first blush that generally may sound like a good thing, warfare now also takes place online as part of real conflicts, and not just in the realm of computer games.

High-Tech Violations of International Human Rights
Eric J. Sinrod, November 17, 2014
The United Nations was born in the aftermath of the atrocities committed leading up to World War II. The United Nations Charter is plain in its support for the development of international human rights protection.

The Failure of International Organizations to Prevent War
Eric J. Sinrod, November 17, 2014
World War I was supposed to be the “war to end all wars.” And the League of Nations and the subsequent United Nations were designed to keep countries at peace. But unfortunately, wars are still part of the international landscape, including the emerging threat of cyberwarfare.



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