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Ben studies the interplay between law and technology, with an emphasis on intellectual property and privacy. He has worked on tech-law issues as a research assistant to Professor Jonathan Zittrain at Harvard Law School and as an intern at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

In spring 2015, Ben was a Teaching Assistant for a Harvard Law School course on the software copyright case Lotus v. Borland. A case study he wrote on Lotus v. Borland was published by the Harvard Law School Case Studies Program. This summer, Ben held a Google Policy Fellowship at Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology. He graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Comparative Literature and a secondary field in Computer Science.


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Artificial Intelligence's Fair Use Crisis

In the United States, the copyright law mechanism most likely to facilitate machine learning’s uses of protected data is the fair use doctrine. However, current fair use…

Sep 7, 2017