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Jason M. Schultz is the Acting Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Before joining Berkeley as a faculty member in the Samuelson Clinic, he was a Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one of the leading digital rights groups in the world.
Randal Picker is Paul H. and Theo Leffmann Professor of Commercial Law and Senior Fellow at The Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Douglas Lichtman was Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This discussion was presented by the Law School's Intellectual Property Law Society October 21, 2005.