Lectures & Events

Internet and New Media, How Emerging Technologies Challenge Well-Established Legal Principles
Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts
OCT 20, 2011
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Bob Gurwin, Assistant General Counsel with AOL Inc., will discuss how the emergence of social networks, sites that rely predominantly on user-generated content, and new technologies like smart phones, tablets, cloud computing, and streaming have given us reason to have a fresh look at established principles in many areas of the law, including intellectual property, privacy law, torts, and even criminal statutes.
Speaker Information
Bob Gurwin
Assistant General Counsel
AOL Inc.

Serving as an Assistant General Counsel for products and technology at AOL Inc., Bob Gurwin is also a lecturer and consultant on legal issues relating to the Internet and other forms of electronic communication, including copyrights, trademarks, domain name registrations, and disputes; web site terms of use, privacy policies, hosting, and development agreements; Internet advertising; technology licensing; and a variety of information technology transactions. He is licensed to practice in Michigan, Illinois, and the District of Columbia, and as corporate counsel in Virginia. Mr. Gurwin is also a member of the adjunct faculty at John Marshall Law School in Chicago where he has taught courses in the master of laws program in information technology. He holds a juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a master of laws degree in information technology and privacy law from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Gurwin has written and frequently presents on information technology topics.

Additional Information
and open to the public. Lunch provided after the talk.


We encourage attendees to arrive at registration 20 minutes prior to the start of a lecture to sign in, obtain materials, and be seated.


There is no law school parking, however, public parking, for a fee, is available in the Cleveland Botanical Garden parking underground garage. Also, meter parking might be available.

Recording in any form is prohibited.

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