Upcoming Events

Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm

Dr. A. Christal Sheppard, the first Director of the Patent Office located outside DC in 227 years, will give a lecture: “In her own words: Science and IP culture – stories, insights, and practical musings.” She will talk about her experiences and insights from working on IP topics on Capitol hill, at law firms, in … Continue reading Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm


Past Events

Auditing Algorithms for Accountable Tech (hosted by GMF Digital) 6/15/2022 at 11:00 am

The German Marshall Fund will host “Auditing Algorithms for Accountable Tech” online on June 15, 2022 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT. Frustration with the impenetrability of social media black-box algorithms unites critics of platform power whether they are concerned with platform “censorship” or amplification of harmful content, or simply want more insight into … Continue reading Auditing Algorithms for Accountable Tech (hosted by GMF Digital) 6/15/2022 at 11:00 am

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.

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.  

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

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 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.  

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 Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter delivered the annual Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture. Read the transcript from the Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture 2022.

Digital Intellectual Property: The Basics and Career Paths 4/19/2022 at 4:00 pm

April 19, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Rutgers Law (Camden) Faculty Lounge – E403 This program introduced law students to basic IP doctrines (like copyright) and related issues (like data privacy and licensing) that arise in our networked online world. The panel also discussed ways to build a career as a digital IP lawyer.  

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