February 5 Frank Pasquale Lecture on Search as Speech

You are cordially invited to a special Information Society Project and Knight Law and Media Program lunch speaker series featuring Frank Pasquale discussing "Search as Speech: Does the First Amendment Limit Regulation of Google?" on Friday, February 5 at noon in Room 128 of Yale Law School.

This event is part of the Liberty Tree First Amendment Online Colloquium: http://www.law.yale.edu/intellectuallife/ISPevents.htm.  Future colloquium speakers will include Arianna Huffington, Beth Noveck, and David Post.

Frank Pasquale is a Yale ISP Fellow and is the Loftus Professor of Law at Seton Hall School of Law.  He joined Seton Hall after practicing law as an attorney at Arnold & Porter LLP, where his work included antitrust and intellectual property litigation. Professor Pasquale's prior experience includes clerking for the Honorable Judge Kermit Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and serving as a fellow at the Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property in Lima, Peru. During his time at Yale Law School, Professor Pasquale served as a teaching assistant for first year students and as an editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review and the Yale Symposium on Law and Technology before graduating with a J.D. in 2001.  Pasquale has focused his scholarship on enriching intellectual property and health law with insights from economics, philosophy, and social science. His work on search engines has been excerpted in Bellia, Post, & Berman's Cyberlaw and delivered to a plenary session of the Intellectual Property Scholars Conference. His work on retainer medicine was selected for presentation at the St. Louis University Health Law Scholars Workshop. Professor Pasquale blogs at Concurring Opinions and Madisonian.net, and has has guest-blogged at Jurisdynamics. At the Co-Op, his posts focus on methodology in legal scholarship, health law, and IP. The Madisonian blog has a technology focus. Along with Gaia Bernstein and Jim Chen, Pasquale organized a virtual symposium at Law & Technology Theory. Pasquale has been quoted in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Financial Times, and many other publications. He has appeared on CNN to comment on Google's China policy. He has been interviewed on internet regulation on David Levine's Hearsay Culture podcast, WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, and on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation.Professor Pasquale has testified before Congress and before the New York City Broadband Advisory Commission. He presented Internet Nondiscrimination Principles for Competition Policy Online before the Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws of the House Committee on the Judiciary, appearing with the General Counsels of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo. He appeared with Congressman Bob Goodlatte to discuss Reputation and Privacy in an Age of Social Networking at the State of the Net West Policy Conference at Santa Clara Law School.