Vera Ranieri

Staff Attorney
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Vera is a Staff Attorney on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s intellectual property team, focusing on patent reform. Prior to joining EFF, Vera practiced at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where she worked primarily in patent litigation, representing clients against trolls.  Vera has a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, where she realized too late that she should have gotten a degree in computer science, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.  In her spare time, Vera loves exploring the wonderful food scene of San Francisco. 

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BREAKING: Obama rejects laws mandating backdoors in our communications, but doesn't go nearly far enough:

Oct 9 @ 12:13am

The final TPP text is still secret, but based on what we know so far it's a terrible deal for digital rights:

Oct 8 @ 6:00pm

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