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EFF Announces Two New Hires

PRESS RELEASE
August 11, 2005

Corynne McSherry Joins Legal Staff Nicole Nguyen Heads Membership

San Francisco, CA - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce the addition of two people to our staff. Corynne McSherry, a Staff Attorney, will be filling out the organization's legal team of intellectual property experts. Nicole Nguyen joins EFF's development team as Membership Coordinator, working on outreach campaigns and membership drives.

McSherry specializes in intellectual property and contract issues. Prior to joining EFF, she was a civil litigator at the law firm of Bingham McCutchen, LLP. She has a Ph.D from the University of California at San Diego and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. While in law school, Corynne published "Who Owns Academic Work: Battling for Control of Academic Intellectual Property" (Harvard University Press).

Before joining EFF, Nguyen worked as a Program Representative for the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a Senior International Assignment Consultant for Cendant Mobility. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Political Science (with emphasis in International Relations) from the University of California, Irvine.

"We're thrilled to have brought Corynne and Nicole on board," said EFF Executive Director Shari Steele. "With their track records and skills, we're sure they'll make great additions to our team."

EFF currently has 26 employees, including two who are based outside the US and working on international issues.

Contact:

Shari Steele
Executive Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation
ssteele@eff.org

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