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Brian Wesley Carver

Brian Wesley Carver

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Intellectual Property, Litigation

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About Me

As an Assistant Professor at U.C. Berkeley's School of Information my primary research interests are Copyright law, open source and free software, and technology and innovation policy.  I teach Intellectual Property Law for the Information Industries and Cyberlaw.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Contracts & Agreements: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Intellectual Property: 33%

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Contact Info

School Of Information
102 South Hall
Berkeley, CA, 94720




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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Community Legal Services ChampionFenwick & West LLP2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant ProfessorUniversity of California at Berkeley2008 - Present
AssociateFenwick & West2006 - 2008


Publication NameTitleDate
Berkeley Technology Law JournalShare and Share Alike: Understanding and Enforcing Open Source and Free Software Licenses2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Berkeley SOL Boalt HallLawJ.D.N/A
Univ of AlabamaPhilosophyB.A.N/A
University of California - IrvinePhilosophyM.A.N/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Making the FutureOpen Source Everything2008
Free CultureCopyright and Technology2008