David Bender (Sc.B, LLB, LLM)
Former US Contributor
David Bender (Sc.B., LL.B., LL.M, S.J.D.) is Special Counsel, Data Privacy, at GTC Law Group. He spent the majority of his career at White & Case in New York City, where he specialized in transactional matters, litigation, and counseling in the areas of privacy, intellectual property, and information technology. David founded the IP practice at White & Case, and was a co-founder of its privacy practice. He served previously as head of AT&T’s IP litigation Department, where he was responsible for all IP litigation brought by or against any Bell System company. He is a past president of the International Technology Law Association (formerly known as Computer Law Association). David now teaches Privacy Law at the University of Houston Law Center, and at Pace University Law School. In a previous life, he served as an engineer with the aerospace division of the Ford Motor Company, and as a mathematician with Hughes Aircraft.
Publications: David is the author of Bender on Privacy, now in Release #12, and of Computer Law, a six-volume treatise now in Release #73. Both are published by LexisNexis’s Matthew Bender & Co. and updated twice annually. He has also authored more than 100 articles published in law reviews and conference handbooks on various topics in the fields of privacy, intellectual property, information technology, and antitrust law. He has spoken on topics in those fields in over 300 conferences across the United States and in some 19 foreign countries.
Education: David has an Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an LL.M. in Patent Law from The George Washington University, and an S.J.D. from George Washington.