Benjamin Glatstein is an attorney at Microsoft, where he counsels product groups as a subject-matter expert on a range of copyright issues. Benjamin currently supports Microsoft's Online Services division which includes Microsoft's search engine, Bing, and its online portal, MSN. Benjamin also supports Microsoft's Windows division, including the teams developing Windows Media Center, Microsoft Messenger, and Hotmail.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Benjamin was a litigator with the law firm Irell & Manella LLP, where he litigated a range of intellectual property cases including Universal Music Group v. MySpace (C.D. Cal), Universal Music Group v. Veoh (C.D. Cal.) (both on behalf of the record label, UMG), CoStar v. LoopNet (S.D.N.Y.) (on behalf of LoopNet), and others. Before joining Irell & Manella, Benjamin clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Hon. Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain. Benjamin graduated with honors and Order of the Coif from the University of Chicago, where he was an editor on the Law Review, and published a comment on derivative forms of copyright liability. Benjamin graduated cum laude from Pomona College, in Claremont, California, double majoring in economics and politics.
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- J.D., with honors, University of Chicago, Order of the Coif, Editor, Law Review
- Pomona College, cum laude, economics and politics
- Copyright Law