JOSEPH C. GRATZ is partner with Durie Tangri LLP in San Francisco. Chair of the American Bar Association IP Section’s Committee on Copyright and New Technologies and the Northern California Chapter of the Copyright Society, Mr. Gratz is a respected litigator and commentator on copyright and Internet law. In addition to his work at Durie Tangri, he teaches Internet Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He was named one of the nine Top Intellectual Property Lawyers Under 40 by Law360 in 2015, and a Northern California IP Litigation SuperLawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 by SuperLawyers Magazine, after being named a Rising Star in IP Litigation in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Mr. Gratz received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.