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Understanding Electronic Contracting 2002: The Impact of Regulations, New Laws & New Agreements

Author(s): Raymond T. Nimmer
Practice Area: Intellectual Property, Professional Skills
Published: Apr 2002
PLI Item #: 368
CHB Spine #: G697

Raymond Nimmer is Leonard Childs Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center and co-director of the Houston Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute. He is also a Distinguished Chair in Residence at Universidad Catolica in Lisbon, Portugal.

Dean Nimmer is the author of over twenty-five books and numerous articles, including a three-volume treatise on Information Law, a multi-volume book on the Law of Computer Technology, a treatise on Modern Licensing Law, and a multi-volume treatise on The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions. The first edition of his book The Law of Computer Technology received a national book award from the Association of American Publisher.  He is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, and the American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys, and a frequent speaker at programs in the U.S. and abroad in the areas of intellectual property, business and technology law. 

Professor Nimmer is listed as among the Best Lawyers in America in intellectual property law, copyright, Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law and Trademark Law, as well as in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Law, the International Who's Who of Internet Lawyers, and the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.

He served as the Dean of the University of Houston Law Center for seven years.  He practiced law for over 15 years and has served as a consultant to the National Science Foundation and the Office of the Legal Advisor of the U.S. State Department. In 2007 he held a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in International Commercial Law.