David Bender is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, and at Pace University Law School, where he teaches Privacy Law, and is a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. He is the author of Bender on Privacy and of Computer Law, both published by LexisNexis. Dave was a co-founder and head of the Privacy practice at White & Case, and also founded White & Case’s IP practice. He formerly headed the IP Litigation Department at AT&T, where he was responsible for all IP litigation brought by or against any Bell System company. He has delivered over 300 presentations on Privacy and IP issues across the United States and in 19 other countries, and is a past president of the International Technology Law Association.
Before turning to the law, Dave served as an engineer with the aerospace division of the Ford Motor Company, and as a mathematician with Hughes Aircraft.