LLM in IP & Tech Law Faculty


Susan Freiwald

Dean and Professor
BA, JD, Harvard University

Dean and Professor Freiwald is an expert in cyberlaw and information privacy who has published articles in numerous legal journals. A former software developer, Freiwald has authored and co-authored amicus briefs in major cases involving electronic surveillance laws. She also regularly assists the Electronic Frontier Foundation with electronic surveillance litigation efforts and has served on the board of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union.

Jiarui Liu

Jiarui LiuAssistant Professor of Law, Academic Director of Intellectual Property and Technology Law Programs, and Director of International Relations for LLM Programs

Assistant Professor Jiarui Liu focuses his research on intellectual property law, in particular the interactions between intellectual property protection, technological innovation, and the development of cultural industries. He is a fellow at the Center for Internet and Society of Stanford Law School. He has published 32 academic articles in U.S., European, and Chinese law reviews. He has worked for Baker & McKenzie and Jones Day, practicing entertainment and media, computer and information technology, intellectual property litigation and transactions. He has been involved in several high-profile cases in China, including some designated as the “Top 10 Intellectual Property Cases of the Year” by the Supreme People’s Court of China.

Everett Monroe

Everett MonroeAdjunct Professor

Everett Monroe is an attorney at Hanson Bridgett LLP where his practice focuses on privacy and data security advising and patent litigation. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2005, and his JD from the University of San Francisco in 2014. In addition to teaching information privacy, Everett is also actively involved with USF’s Moot Court Program, coaching its trademark competition teams and working with other teams as a practice judge.