Eric Goldman is a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law. He also directs the school’s High Tech Law Institute. Before joining the SCU faculty in 2006, he was an Assistant Professor at Marquette University Law School, General Counsel of Epinions.com, and an Internet transactional attorney at Cooley Godward LLP.
Eric teaches and publishes in the areas of Internet Law, Intellectual Property and Advertising & Marketing Law. He blogs on these topics at the Technology & Marketing Law Blog, which has been named to the ABA Journal Blawg 100 every year since 2009, and the Tertium Quid blog at Forbes. Since 2002, he has made over 280 public presentations and over 1,600 media appearances. In 2011, the California State Bar’s IP Section named him the “IP Vanguard” award winner (in the academic/public policy category), and in 2012 and 2013, Managing IP magazine named him to a shortlist of “IP Thought Leaders” in North America.
Eric received his BA, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics/Business from UCLA in 1988. He received his JD from UCLA in 1994, where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review, and concurrently received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.