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Digital Marketing Media

Calabasas, CA
April 16, 2020

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**** *** ****** #*** • Santa Monica, CA 90401 • Tel: (917) 715 – 1484 • E-mail: PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Stanford Law School non-residential fellow who helps clients find undiscovered solutions to the trickiest legal issues. In search of an in-house position with a pioneering technology company. For over thirteen years, has been providing intellectual property and related counseling to tech clients. In addition, has written for or been interviewed by the likes of El Pais, Cognitive Times, and Digital Trends about new tech subjects such as

“deep fake” videos and blockchain. Currently an adjunct professor of media law at Pepperdine Law School. LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Long & Associates PLLC NY/LA/SF

Principal Attorney 2006 to Present

• Counsel clients concerning copyright issues, such as fair use, compliance with open source software licenses, and Digital Millennium Copyright Act compliance, in addition to negotiating and drafting technology/media related license agreements.

• Prosecute trademark applications, draft and negotiate related license agreements, advise clients concerning trademark ownership under federal and common law.

• Draft and negotiate corporate documents, including operating, employment, and equity agreements, in addition to advising about compliance state and federal securities law.

• Research, write, and argue dispositive motions and appellate briefs; take and defend party and third-party depositions; conduct trials in federal and state courts. Lovell Stewart & Halebian LLP New York, NY

Associate 2005 to 2006

• Represented plaintiffs in successful antitrust, securities, and commodities class actions. Odom & Des Roches LLP New Orleans, LA

Associate 2003 to 2005

• Prosecuted antitrust/patent misuse class actions for a pharmaceutical distributor. Milberg LLP New York, NY

Associate 2000 to 2002

• Litigated antitrust, securities, and unfair competition class actions. RELEVANT MATTERS

• Counseled IronClad 360, a N.Y. based web and design firm, on the use of open source software, including Apache and General Public License (“LGPL”), in addition to the draft/negotiation of software license and client agreements;

• Provided counsel to Kanvas, a best new iTunes app which was acquired by AOL, on copyright fair use issues concerning the Apple iTunes license;

• Counseled L.A. based Open Influence, a digital advertising start-up that promotes brands on Instagram, on the existence or scope of fiduciary duties per client/promoter agreements;

• Advised Gelo Factory, a software development/design firm, on its client agreements with Nike, among others, in addition to the negotiation of the company’s operating agreement;

• Outside general counsel to Situation Interactive, a digital ad concern, in connection with Child Online Privacy Protection compliance and other privacy matters;

• Negotiated the acquisition of client Alluring Logic, an SaaS company that serviced the retail sector, by digital marketing company Proximity Insight; and

• After filing antitrust counterclaims, negotiated a confidential settlement defending a foreign tech concern against an Intel licensee and Warner Brothers in copyright litigation. Warner Brothers et. al. v. Legendsky Tech Company LTD., Index No. 15-CV-10169. RYAN E. LONG

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Tulane University School of Law New Orleans, LA

Juris Doctor -- cum laude 2000

• American Jurisprudence awards for the highest grades in Business Enterprises II, International Intellectual Property, and Advanced Constitutional Law.

• Articles Editor – Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts – philosophy, with general and departmental honors 1997

• Areas of study: philosophy, economics, and human intention.

• Dean’s List: 1994 – 1996.

• Philosophy honors thesis: The Practicality of Artistotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.

• Member of the Chicago Debate Team: 1994 – 1997.



• Pepperdine Law School – Adjunct Professor of Media Law – Jan. 2020 – Present.

• California Lawyers Association -- Vice Chair – Tech Transactions Group – 2019 – Present.

• Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society – Non-resident fellow, 2014 - Present.

• Electronic Frontier Foundation – Cooperating Attorney – 2015 – Present.

• American Enterprise Institute – Legal Consultant – 2002 – 2003.

• Delgado Community College – Adjunct Professor – 2002 – 2003. REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

Robot vs Robot: Can AI Fight Fake News?, April 12, 2020, robot-can-ai-fight-fake-news/

The Match Game, Cognitive Times, December 2019, Vol. 4, No. 3, at pg. 43,

Maya Shwayder, Is Twitter Good Now? Only If It Can Enforce New Rules, Nov. 11, 2019, Block chain – panacea or bubble?, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL CENTER FOR INTERNET AND SOCIETY, 3/11/18, Forget Pai. Net neutrality’s privacy benefits are already neutralized, The Parallax, 12/4/17, FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Highly proficient in spoken and written French.

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