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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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Welcome, Alejandra Caraballo!

As we gear up for the fall semester, the Cyberlaw Clinic could not be more excited to welcome Alejandra Caraballo to the Clinic’s teaching team! Alejandra is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and has been a staff attorney at … Continue reading

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Clinic Files Technologists’ Brief in Ninth Circuit Scooter Privacy Case

Last week, the Cyberlaw Clinic filed an amicus brief in Sanchez v. Los Angeles Department of Transportation, a Ninth Circuit case about the reasonableness of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT)’s requirement that rental scooter companies like Uber and Lime provide their mobility … Continue reading

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New Clinic Guide: How to Read a Docket

Update 8/9/2021: We have set up a permanent page where you can always find the latest version of the How to Read a Docket guide.   As the Cyberlaw Clinic continues to expand our amicus brief and direct representation practices, … Continue reading

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Clinic Supports Engine Advocacy, Raising Concerns About Patent Doctrine of Assignor Estoppel

As the 2020-21 term at the Supreme Court winds to a close over the coming weeks, we are awaiting a decision in the case, Minerva v. Hologic (Supreme Court Case No. 20-440). The Court heard oral argument in the case on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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HLS 1Ls and 2Ls:  Enroll in the Cyberlaw Clinic for AY 2021-22! 

Harvard Law School students will soon have the opportunity to enroll in clinics for the 2021-22 academic year. We urge students to consider all of the extraordinary clinical programs at HLS, which cover a huge range of substantive issue areas, offer different types of practice opportunities, and take a variety of approaches to learning and … Continue reading

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Clinic, SPN, and LCA Fight Digital Deterioration, Prepare for 1201 Hearings

This spring, the Cyberlaw Clinic is returning to the eighth triennial rulemaking proceeding under 17 U.S.C. 1201, which considers exemptions to the anti-circumvention provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Section 1201 of the DMCA outlaws the circumvention of technological protection measures (TPMs) that prevent the … Continue reading

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Victory for Transparency in Probabilistic Genotyping Case 

A recent decision by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division held that the proprietary source code underlying DNA analysis software TrueAllele may be examined by an independent expert in advance of a hearing on admissibility.  The opinion aligns with the position advocated by the Clinic in its October amicus brief on behalf of Upturn, Inc., a DC-based nonprofit organization … Continue reading

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