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Rick Alber

Rick Alber practiced law briefly in San Francisco before embarking on a Silicon Valley tech career. He will recount how he applied his business and law school training and legal knowledge in several software startup organizations, including Ansa, Borland and Slate. Rick will also discuss issues he believes will become important in the near future and describe some of the opportunities he sees for young attorneys, MBAs, and entrepreneurs interested in the tech world. Tuesday, April 22, 2003
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Room 80 (Moot Courtroom)
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Bipartisan Commission Technology Subcommittee Hearing at Stanford May 2

The Bipartisan Commission on Internet Political Practices will continue its examination of the various issues posed by campaign activity on the Internet. The Commission’s Technology Subcommittee will conduct a hearing on the impact of advancing on-line technologies in the political process. Read more » about Bipartisan Commission Technology Subcommittee Hearing at Stanford May 2

Motion Granted

The District Court has granted plaintiffs' Motion to File First Amended Complaint in Golan v. Ashcroft. The Amended Complaint pleads a new theory for the Copyright Term Extension Act being unconstitutional- that the new term is effectively perpetual and therefore violates "limited times." The Amended Complaint also still challenges the restoration of copyrights to numerous foreign works that had been in the public domain prior to the enactment of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act.
The Government has stated its intention to respond by filing a new Motion to Dismiss. Read more » about Motion Granted

Court grants Motion in Golan v. Ashcroft

The District Court has granted plaintiffs' Motion to File First Amended Complaint in Golan v. Ashcroft. The Amended Complaint pleads a new theory for the Copyright Term Extension Act being unconstitutional- that the new term is effectively perpetual and therefore violates "limited times." The Amended Complaint also still challenges the restoration of copyrights to numerous foreign works that had been in the public domain prior to the enactment of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. Read more » about Court grants Motion in Golan v. Ashcroft

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