Professor Katz is a scientist, technologist and professor who applies an innovative polytechnic approach to teaching law – to help create lawyers for today’s biggest societal challenges. Both his scholarship and teaching integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Professor Katz teaches Practice & Professionalism, E-Discovery, Legal Analytics, Blockchain + Cryptocurrency & Law, Introduction to Legal Technology & Innovation, Legal Project Management + Legal Process Improvement and Civil Procedure at Chicago-Kent and spearheads new initiatives to teach law students how to leverage technology and entrepreneurship in their future legal careers. Professor Katz has published or forthcoming work in a wide variety of academic outlets, including Science, Plos One, Scientific Reports, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Journal of Statistical Physics, Frontiers in Physics, Physica A and Artificial Intelligence & Law. Professor Katz is actively involved in the rapidly growing legal technology industry. He is the Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of LexPredict (a legal technology and analytics company that was acquired by Elevate in 2018). He also serves as a formal and informal advisor to a number of legal tech startups. In addition, he is a member of the advisory board of NextLaw Labs – a global collaborative innovation ecosystem organized with Dentons (the world’s largest law firm).
Rahul Matthan is an attorney who specialises in technology, media and telecommunications law in India. He is a partner at Trilegal. He has worked with companies across all sectors of the industry from big telecom operators, to ISPs, OSPs and managed data service providers and advised on matters ranging from regulatory matters to ongoing business issues relating to the rollout of operations. He is a published author and a regular speaker across the world on matter relating to emerging technologies and the law and he writes a weekly column on the interface of law and technology entitled Ex Machina in mint, a leading national business daily.
Dr. Roland Vogl is a scholar, lawyer and entrepreneur who, after more than fifteen years of academic and professional experience, has developed a strong expertise in legal informatics, intellectual property law and innovation. Currently, he is Executive Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. He focuses his efforts on legal informatics work carried out in the Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX), which he co-founded and leads as Executive Director. Dr. Vogl is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, Austria where he teaches about United States intellectual property law. Dr. Vogl is also actively involved in the rapidly growing legal tech industry.
Vikramjit Banerjee is an Additional Solicitor General of India. He was appointed as Nagaland’s Advocate General in June 2015, and was designated a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court in December 2016. He graduated from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in 1997, and completed his LLM from the University of Leicester in 2000. He was also a faculty in West Bengal National University of Judicial Science.