帕梅拉·萨缪尔森 is the 理查德米法律谢尔曼特聘教授 and Information at the University of California, Berkeley. She is recognized as a pioneer in digital copyright law, intellectual property, cyberlaw and information policy. Since 1996, she has held a joint appointment at Berkeley Law School and 365体育投注网址’s School of Information. Samuelson is a director of the internationally-renowned Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. She is co-founder and chair of the board of Authors Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes the public interest in access to knowledge. She also serves on the board of directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as well as on the advisory boards for the Electronic Privacy Information Center , the Center for Democracy & Technology, Public Knowledge, and the Berkeley Center for New Media.
Samuelson began her legal career as an associate with Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York. She began her career as a legal academic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which she visited at Columbia, Cornell, and Emory Law Schools. While on the Berkeley faculty, she has been a distinguished visiting professor at University of Toronto Law School as well as a visiting professor at the University of Melbourne and Harvard Law Schools. She was named an honorary professor at the University of Amsterdam in 2002.
Samuelson has written and published extensively in the areas of copyright, software protection and cyberlaw. Her recent publications include: Staking the Boundaries of Software Copyrights in the Shadow of Patents, 71 Fla. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2019); Saving Software’s Fair Use Future, 31 Harv. J. L. & Tech. 535 (2018) (with Clark D. Asay); Strategies for Discerning the Boundaries of Copyrights and Utility 专利, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1493 (2017); Functionality and Expression in Computer Programs, 31 Berkeley Tech. L. J. 1215 (2016); Functional Compilations, 54 Houston L. Rev. 321 (2016); Reconceptualizing Copyright’s Merger Doctrine, 63 J. Cop. Soc’y 417 (2016); Notice Failures Arising From 版权’s Duration Rules, 96 B. U. L. Rev. 667 (2016); Freedom to Tinker, 17 Theor’l Inquir. L. 563 (2016)
其他显著出版物包括：谷歌图书和解著作权改革2011 WISC。湖转。 478;谷歌图书搜索和网络空间书籍的未来， 94明尼苏达州湖转。 1308 （2010）;美国法定赔偿著作权法：需要改革的一种补救措施， 51 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 439 (2009) (with Tara Wheatland); and High Technology 企业家 and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey (with Stuart J.H. Graham, Robert P. Merges, & Ted Sichelman), 24升伯克利技术。学家1255 （2010年），为什么由工艺STI保护范围版权制度和排除， 85 TEX。湖转。 1921年 （2007年），分拆合理使用， 77福特汉姆湖转。 2537 （2007年），在公共领域丰富的话语， 55公爵湖学家783 （2006年）;知识产权套利：外资规则如何影响国内的保护， 71卡。湖转。 223 （2004年）;法律和逆向工程的经济性， 111耶鲁湖学家1575 （2002年）;隐私权作为知识产权？ 52斯坦。湖转。 1125 （2000）;在数据的知识产权？ 50 VAND。湖转。 51 （1997）（与J.H.莱荷曼合着）;关于计算机程序的法律保护的宣言， 94式柱。湖转。 2308 （1994）（合着与兰德尔戴维斯，米切尔·卡波和J.H.莱荷曼）;本森重新审视：对对算法和其他计算机程序相关的发明专利保护的情况下， 39埃默里湖学家1025 （1990）;和contu重新：针对在机器可读形式的计算机程序的版权保护的情况下， 1984年公升。学家663 （1984）。
Since 1990, Samuelson has been a contributing editor of Communications of the ACM, a computing professionals journal respected for its coverage of existing and emerging technologies, for which she has written more than seventy “Legally Speaking” columns. From 1997 through 2002, Samuelson was a fellow of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is also a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery. The Anita Borg Institute honored Samuelson with its Women of Vision Award for Social Impact in 2005, and the public interest organization Public Knowledge awarded her its IP3 Award for her contributions to Internet law and policy in October 2010.