Professor of Clinical Law

Jason Schultz is a professor of clinical law and director of NYU School of Law’s Technology Law and Policy Clinic. In his clinical projects, research, and writing, he addresses the ongoing challenges of balancing intellectual property and privacy law with the public interest in free expression, access to knowledge, and innovation. At the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Schultz co-directed the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic. He had previously been a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, one of the world’s leading digital rights groups, where he founded the Patent Busting Project. With Samuelson Clinic co-director Jennifer Urban, he invented the Defensive Patent License, a tool for deescalating patent wars. After receiving his JD from Berkeley in 2000, Schultz was a clerk for Judge D. Lowell Jensen of the US District Court for the Northern District of California and an intellectual property associate at Fish & Richardson. He is a graduate of Duke University with degrees in public policy studies and women’s studies.

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