News & Events

New and Notable

  • June 12, 2023, Palo Alto: Startup and social platform events - Stanford Law School DEBP 2023The 20th Annual Stanford Digital Economy Best Practices (DEBP) conference is the premier educational event for in-house counsel and practitioners who work in or for Internet, e-commerce, mobile, social networking, and cloud companies. Leading experts from industry, legal practice, and academia will address current issues facing the industry and offer practical solutions for dealing with the many legal uncertainties that arise when doing business online. Details, agenda and registration at the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology (LST) website.

Industry Events

  • March 20, 2023, Santa Monica: The 2023 USC Intellectual Property Institute is a gathering of national speakers and a sophisticated discussion of emerging issues and best practices in IP. Focusing on copyright, patent and trademark law, the Institute takes place over the course of two days and features morning plenary sessions, a keynote address, and tracked sessions. Details, agenda and registration at the USC Gould School of Law website.

Past Events

Visit our Event Archive to read about past startup and social platform events in which Bottom Line Law Group or Antone Johnson participated as a presenter, sponsor or attendee.


Press Interviews and Quotes

Media Appearances

  • This Week in Law: Antone Johnson appeared as a guest on This Week in Law to discuss NSA surveillance, online free speech and privacy rights, Bitcoin and more. Watch the meatiest part of the program beginning around 14:25.
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    Watch Antone Johnson’s interview with Mike Mintz in which they discuss legal issues for startups and social platforms, drawing on experiences at MySpace and eHarmony in their periods of rapid growth and international expansion:
  • CBC Radio All In A Day – “Crowdfunding Critic”: Conversation with host Alan Neal regarding the challenges and risks to investors inherent in crowdfunding (7 min. audio):
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  • New Threats to CybersecurityStartup and social platform events - E-Commerce Best Practices panel (video), Stanford Law School Program in Law, Science and Technology, 6th Annual E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, June 12, 2009


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