Upcoming Events

IP Law 101: 2/9/2022 at 12:15 pm

Learn about the fundamentals of IP law, including patents, copyright, and trademarks, from Professors Ellen P. Goodman, Sabrina Safrin, and Jacob Victor. Register on Zoom.

A conversation with alumna Michelle Ofner Rindone, Antitrust Division – U.S. DOJ 2/17/2022 at 12:15 pm

Professor Michael Carrier will host a discussion with Rutgers Law alumna, Michelle Ofner Rindone, Assistant Chief, International Section – Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. The focus of the conversation will be on Ms. Rindone’s career. Students will learn about the day-to day practice of a DOJ antitrust lawyer in D.C. and get advice on what … Continue reading A conversation with alumna Michelle Ofner Rindone, Antitrust Division – U.S. DOJ 2/17/2022 at 12:15 pm

Tech Conversations Series: Platform Immunity and Civil Rights 2/23/2022 at 12:15 pm

Professor Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies & Professor of Law at George Washington University, and Professor Ellen P. Goodman will talk about how Section 230 allows social media and other digital platforms to escape responsibility for civil rights violations they profit from. They will also address some reform … Continue reading Tech Conversations Series: Platform Immunity and Civil Rights 2/23/2022 at 12:15 pm

Tech Conversations Series: Public-Private Data Sharing 3/9/2022 at 12:15 pm

Stephen Larrick, Technology and Public Purpose Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School/Belfer Center, and Professor Ellen P. Goodman will discuss data sharing agreements that let public entities peer into Uber, AirBnB, and Lime data – how they’re structured, what the data is and could be used for, and why you should care.   Register via Zoom.

Lastowka Lecture featuring FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter: 3/31/2022 at 4:00 pm

4:00pm – 5:30 pm Rutgers Law School in Camden, Faculty lounge FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will give the annual Lastowka Lecture.


Past Events

Tech Conversations Series: Governing Tech in the City: Data, AI and Citizen Rights 1/19/2022 at 12:15 pm

Kelsey Finch, Senior Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum and Professor Ellen P. Goodman will talk about “smart communities” and how we can expect cities to be transformed by data collection and sharing, and how tech adoption should be governed to protect human rights.

Critical AI’s Ethics of Data Curation Workshop: STOCHASTIC PARROTS: 10/7/2021 at 5:30 pm

Critical AI is hosting a virtual Ethics of Data Curation workshop series. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, 10/7, at 5:30 pm EST and the discussion will focus on the social and technological dimensions of large language models (LLMS). Co-facilitators: Katherine Bode (Data-Rich Literary History, ANU) and Matthew Stone (Computer Science, Rutgers) Primary … Continue reading Critical AI’s Ethics of Data Curation Workshop: STOCHASTIC PARROTS: 10/7/2021 at 5:30 pm

Critical AI’s Ethics of Data Curation Workshop: DATA JOURNALISM: 10/14/2021 at 5:30 pm

Critical AI is hosting a virtual Ethics of Data Curation workshop series. The second meeting will be held on Thursday, 10/14, at 5:30 pm EST and will include a talk and discussion with Meredith Broussard, Research Director at the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Technology and author of the award-winning book, Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers … Continue reading Critical AI’s Ethics of Data Curation Workshop: DATA JOURNALISM: 10/14/2021 at 5:30 pm

Tech Conversations Series: 9/9/2021 at 12:30 pm

The state of digital platform regulation in the US and abroad. With Professor Ellen Goodman and Mark MacCarthy, Georgetown University,Communication, Culture & Technology Program; Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown Law; Brookings Institution, Center for Technology Innovation.

Tech Conversations Series: 9/28/2021 at 12:30 pm

Democratic data: privacy harms and data governance. With Professor Ellen Goodman and Salome Viljoen, Columbia Law School.

Gender Diversity in IP Law: Careers, Challenges and Triumphs: 10/20/2021 at 6:00 pm

Co-hosted with RIPLA With Professor Michael Carrier and panel including Lynda Calderone (Calderone Bullock), Dianna El Hioum (Fox Rothschild), and Kate Sherlock (Archer). Camden Faculty Lounge (E403)

Antitrust as Antiracism Panel: 11/11/2021 at 4:30 pm

Antitrust as Antiracism Panel featuring Eric Cramer (Berger Montague), Reginald Streater (Berger Montague), and Mark Suter (Berger Montague). Moderated by Professor Michael Carrier. Recording of the event

Tech Conversations Series: 11/18/2021 at 12:15 pm

The nexus between big tech, consumer protection and social justice. With Professor Ellen P. Goodman and Jason Downs, Chief Deputy Attorney General, Washington DC.

Lastowka Short-Form Writing Competition

The Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law is pleased to announce the Lastowka Short-Form Writing Competition. Open to Camden-based Rutgers students and recent graduates (class of 2020), the award will be given to an entry of 500-1,500 words on a topic of intellectual property or information policy more broadly.   Professor Greg Lastowka (1968-2015) will … Continue reading Lastowka Short-Form Writing Competition

#Tech2021: Ideas for Digital Democracy with Professor Ellen P. Goodman

GMF Digital’s #Tech2021 is a collection of turnkey policy proposals for the new administration to unlock innovation and opportunity while advancing equitable digital democracy. On November 19th, GMF Digital will mark the publication of #Tech2021 with a public symposium bringing together key contributors for conversations about reinventing digital governance, reinvesting in digital infrastructure, and renewing … Continue reading #Tech2021: Ideas for Digital Democracy with Professor Ellen P. Goodman

RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series: 11/11 @ noon

Falaah Arif Khan and Julia Stoyanovich discuss their comic treatment of AI bias, normativity, and exclusion, as well as possible solutions with Professor Ellen P. Goodman. “Mirror Mirror”. Data, Responsibly Comics, Volume 1 (2020)     

RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021: Tech Surveillance and Immigration

RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021 10.7.20 @ 12 – 12:45 Tech Surveillance and Immigration A conversation with Mizue Aizeki, Deputy Director, Immigrant Defense Project Mizue leads IDP’s local and state campaigns to end the police-to-deportation pipeline and also coordinates IDP’s project on surveillance, technology, and immigration policing, including community defense against ICE raids. Mizue … Continue reading RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021: Tech Surveillance and Immigration

5th Annual Greg Lastowka Project Lecture: Dr. Biella Coleman on Anonymous vs. Alt Right

Professor Ellen P. Goodman speaks on New Digital Platform Agency