Law and Technology trends for 2017: key academics weigh in

Please join us for a webinar on Friday 17 March when top academic thinkers exchange ideas with Hogan Lovells partners on key technology drivers for 2017. The discussion will focus on how data protection, antitrust, copyright, and internet regulation will need to adapt to disruptive technologies, such as AI and blockchain.

Joining us on the academic panel will be:

Phil Weiser

Hatfield Professor of Law and Telecommunications, University of Colorado Boulder

Phil Weiser specializes in telecommunications law, internet law, antitrust law, intellectual property and constitutional law. He recently co-authored the book, 'Digital Crossroads: American Telecommunications Policy in the Internet Age' (MIT Press 2013), with Jon Nuechterlein

Karen Yeung

Professor, King's College London

Karen Yeung has established an international reputation in technology and governance models and is Director of the King's College London 'Centre for Technology, Law, Ethics & Society (TELOS)'. Her upcoming paper examines algorithmic regulation and her most recent paper is entitled: Hypernudge: Big Data as a mode of regulation by design.

Seagull Song

Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Seagull Song specializes in US-China intellectual property law and entertainment law. She authored the book, 'New Challenges of Chinese Copyright Law in the Digital Age-A Comparative Copyright Analysis of ISP Liability, Fair Use and Sports Telecasts' (Kluwer Law International 2012)as well as the leading treatise on "Entertainment Law" (The Commercial Press, 2014) in Chinese language.

Joshua Gans

Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Joshua Gans specializes in understanding the economic drivers of innovation and scientific progress, and has core interests in digital strategy and antitrust policy. His book, 'The Disruption Dilemma' (MIT Press 2016) identifies new ways to understand and manage 'disruption'.

Julie Brill

Partner, Hogan Lovells, Washington

Julie Brill co-leads the Hogan Lovells Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Julie served as Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from 2010 to 2016. While serving as FTC Commissioner, Julie became one of the key U.S. regulators on privacy, cybersecurity, ad tech, native advertising and other cutting edge tech issues. She was named “the Commission’s most important voice on Internet privacy and data security,” and one of the top government players “leading the data privacy debate”. Julie received National Law Journal’s 2016 Cybersecurity and Data Protection Trailblazer Award and IAPP’s 2015 Privacy Leader of the Year Award, among many other awards.

Deirdre Mulligan

Associate Professor in the School of Information, UC Berkeley

Deirdre Mulligan specializes in privacy, cybersecurity, technology and governance, and values in design. Her recent study, 'Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe' (MIT Press 2015), was conducted with UC Berkeley Law Prof. Kenneth Bamberger.


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