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Legal Issues in E-Commerce, Hot Topic in MBA Program

April 16, 2009


Montgomery McCracken litigation partner Jeremy D. Mishkin taught a class entitled “Legal Issues in E-Commerce” as part of the University of Pittsburgh/Katz School of Business’ Executive MBA program.  The lecture covered topics ranging from intellectual property, to privacy, advertising and defamation arising from on-line communications.

As an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, Mishkin taught a 3-hour class in “Handling Wildcard Witnesses in Complex Litigation” as part of the school’s LL.M. in Trial Advocacy, a program which incorporates tactical, practical, and procedural aspects of trying cases to prepare practicing litigators for courtroom presentations.

Mishkin is chair of Montgomery McCracken’s litigation department and its E-Commerce practice.  He is a former managing partner of the firm.  Mishkin’s practice is national in scope, and emphasizes complex commercial matters, technology litigation, the Internet and First Amendment/Media Law issues.  Mishkin writes and speaks frequently on a variety of topics relating to the Internet, Censorship and the First Amendment.