David Opderbeck

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Professor of Law, Seton Hall University Law School

David Opderbeck is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Privacy Protection and Co-Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology. His work focuses on intellectual property, cybersecurity and technology law and policy. David's publications concerning cybersecurity law and policy consider the law and economics of data breach litigation and executive power in cyber emergencies. He recently administered a multi-year project at the Law School funded by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office that convened special programs and government working groups on cybersecurity issues. In the intellectual property field, David's work examines issues such as settlements in Hatch-Waxman litigation, cybersecurity policy, intellectual property restrictions on essential medicines in developing countries, open-source biotechnology, patent damages reform, and the interaction of law and social norms concerning music file sharing. Professor Opderbeck is also interested in the relationship between law, theology and science. He recently completed a Ph.D. in Systematic and Philosophical Theology at the University of Nottingham, where his thesis offered a theological appraisal of the emerging discipline of “neurolaw.” Prior to his academic career, David was a Partner in the Intellectual Property / Information Technology practice at McCarter & English, LLP. Professor Opderbeck maintains a website relating to his work at davidopderbeck.com. He also blogs at thecybersecuritylawyer.com and can be found on Twitter at @cyberseclawyer. Learn more about David Opderbeck.

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