Jeffrey A. Meldman


Jeffrey A. Meldman

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Jeffrey Meldman is a Senior Lecturer and former Director of Undergraduate Programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Meldman’s key areas of interest include intellectual property and privacy. He focuses on the legal protection of privacy in computer-based information systems, intellectual property rights in computer software, and formal models of law and legal procedure. He currently teaches a patent law course designed for graduate and undergraduate students in all MIT departments. Meldman has served as chairman of the Massachusetts Security and Privacy Council and as a member on committees of the National Academy of Sciences and the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. He also has served as advisor to the Federal Judicial Center.

Meldman holds SB, SM, and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT, as well as the JD degree from Harvard Law School.