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Deven Desai

Deven Desai is an associate professor of law and ethics at law and ethics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business. Formerly, he was an associate professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He also just completed serving as the first Academic Research Counsel at Google, Inc. As a law professor, he teaches trademark, intellectual property theory, business associations, and information privacy law. He has also spent a year as a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy. Professor Desai's scholarship examines how business interests and economic theories shape privacy and intellectual property law and where those arguments explain productivity or where they fail to capture society's interest in the free flow of information and development. Education: J.D. Yale Law School. B. A. University of California, Berkeley, summa cum laude.