Jose de Wit

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

J.D., UC Berkeley Law (2013); B.S., Print Journalism and Mass Communication, Florida International University (2007)

Work Experience:

Legal Intern and Associate: Paul Hastings; Legal Intern: Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic; Legal Intern: Federal Trade Commission; Reaserch Assistant: Prof. Molly Van Houweling; Reporter/Editor: Rio Grande Sun Newspaper

Legal Interests:

Privacy, First/Fourth Amendment, IP Litigation, International IP Policy, Antitrust, Consumer Protection

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in Guatemala and worked as a journalist in Florida and New Mexico before coming to the Bay Area. I really like to eat, so any given evening or weekend, you'll probably find me trying to eat my way through San Francisco or cooking up a storm at home. I also enjoy attending live music events and occasionally tinkering with gadgets and trying to put them to new uses.

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