Eric Goldman is a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law (SCU Law), where he is also Director of the school’s High Tech Law Institute. His research and teaching focuses on Internet law, intellectual property and marketing law.
Before becoming a full-time law professor, Eric practiced law in the Silicon Valley for 8 years, first as a technology transactions attorney at Cooley Godward LLP and then as General Counsel of Epinions.com, an Internet start-up company. Prior to Santa Clara, he was an Assistant Professor at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has also taught as an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley Law School and the University of San Francisco Law School.
He blogs on Internet law matters at the Technology Marketing Law Blog, which is one of the most influential internet law blawgs in the U.S.
Eric recently curated a series of essays on Zeran v. AOL for Law.com (Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Internet Law’s Most Important Judicial Decision) and on February 2, 2017, SCU Law is hosting a conference on Content Moderation Removal at Scale.
Eric is also an advocate in the fight against lung cancer.