Tom Bell

Professor

Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Chapman University

Tom Bell

Professor

Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Chapman University

Professor Bell joined the faculty of Fowler School of Law in 1998. Professor Bell specializes in high-tech legal issues and has written a variety of works on intellectual property and Internet law, including the book, Intellectual Privilege: Copyright, Common Law, and the Common Good (2014). He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993, where he served both as a member of the University of Chicago Law Review and as Articles Editor and cofounder of the University of Chicago Legal Roundtable. After graduating from law school, Professor Bell joined the Silicon Valley law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He entered teaching in 1995, when he became an Assistant Professor of Law in the Law and Technology Program at the University of Dayton School of Law. During a one year leave of absence from that school, and just prior to joining the Fowler School of Law faculty, he served as Director of Telecommunications and Technology Studies at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. Professor Bell joined the faculty of Fowler School of Law in 1998.  In addition to writing a steady stream of scholarly works, Professor Bell has appeared on or been quoted in the Wall Street JournalCNNEconomist, Los Angeles Times, and many other news sources, and starred in several online videos addressing timely legal issues.

Contributions

Deep Dive Episode 134 – It Can Be Done Live: The Future of Our Seas

September 30, 2020

An expert panel explores the potential of human ingenuity to solve the problems facing our oceans and the conditions necessary to make those solutions a reality.

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It Can Be Done Live: The Future of Our Seas

September 30, 2020

The creators of the award-winning documentary, They Say It Can’t Be Done, in partnership with the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project, present It Can Be Done Live – a conversation between entrepreneurs, regulatory experts, and noted academics around creative and bipartisan solutions to global challenges to our shared future. The first of four panel events, It Can Be Done Live: The Future of Our Seas took place on September 10th, 2020.

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