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Kit Walsh

Kit Walsh is the Clinical Instructional Fellow at the Cyberlaw Clinic of the Berkman Center. Kit’s clinical practice focuses on civil liberties, particularly free speech and privacy. Kit also leads the Clinic’s patent practice, which pioneered the use of a new administrative procedure at the patent office to protect openness in the areas of 3D printing and mesh networking. Prior to joining the Berkman Center, Kit was a litigation associate at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, litigating intellectual property matters before trial courts around the country and appellate courts in Boston and Washington, D.C. Kit has also worked for Science Commons and U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy. Kit volunteered with the ACLU of Massachusetts to support the rights of Occupy Boston protesters and media covering the protests. Kit is also active in campaigns to reduce the influence of money in politics and promote democratic self-governance. Kit has testified before the Massachusetts State Legislature on bills concerning campaign finance, transparency, and corporate accountability. Kit holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT.

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September 1, 2014