On July 14, 2009, KEI, will host a brownbag on the Google Book settlement. The even will be held at the KEI Washington, DC offices, 1621 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009. (Tel +1 202 332 2670 for directions or more information).
The speaker will be Alexander Macgillivray, the Deputy General Counsel at Google.
Macgillivray leads a team of attorneys responsible for legal decision making globally for Google’s products in areas including intellectual property, privacy, content regulation, consumer protection and freedom of expression. Prior to joining Google, Mr. Macgillivray was a litigator with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. There he also concentrated on intellectual property and internet law issues while representing clients such as Canal+ Technologies, DirecTV, Streamcast Networks, Borland, the Internet Archive and Creative Commons. He received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and is an affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
KEI’s previous lunch meeting on Google books featured Peter Brantley of the Internet Archive. Brantley is a critic of the settlement.