ERIC GOLDMAN ON ZAPPOS’ BROWSEWRAP DEFEAT AND STATE INTERNET REGULATION
Eric Goldman discusses his recent blog post “How Zappos’ User Agreement Failed In Court and Left Zappos Legally Naked” in which the court refused to enforce Zappos’ arbitration clause.
We also discuss state regulation of the internet with recent cases involving Backpage.
Eric Goldman is a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law, where he is also Director of the school’s High Tech Law Institute. His research and teaching focuses on Internet law, intellectual property and marketing law.
Before becoming a full-time law professor, Eric practiced law in the Silicon Valley for 8 years, first as a technology transactions attorney at Cooley Godward LLP and then as General Counsel of Epinions.com, an Internet start-up company. Prior to Santa Clara, he was an Assistant Professor at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has also taught as an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley Law School and the University of San Francisco Law School.