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Digital Property, Extraterritoriality, and the Evolution of the First Sale Doctrine

Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

Mr. Berkowitz spoke on public policy issues relating to several recent copyright decisions. His presentation focused on issues relating to international trade in copyrighted works and the effect of intellectual property rules and licensing strategies on secondary markets in software products.

Mr. Berkowitz has a diverse litigation practice, which includes substantial experience in cases involving intellectual property and emerging technologies. His recent representations have included Google, eBay, Facebook, Yahoo!, Index Ventures, and Palantir Technologies.

In Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega, S.A., he filed an amicus brief on behalf of eBay, Inc. in support of Costco's petition for writ of certiorari, which was granted by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Berkowitz litigates trial and appellate matters throughout the United States.