Content

Blogging

Personal Blog – Thoughts on LTS  cross-posted on Medium @NelsonMRosario

Cryptocurrency Legal Blog – Law of Cryptocurrency

Teaching

I co-teach a law school class, “Blockchain, Cryptocurrency + Law,” at Illinois Tech – Chicago-Kent College of Law. You can check out the class website here.

Publications, Featured Quotes/Tweets

New frontiers: the complex regulations for blockchain in the US and abroad?” – opinion piece published in Law Ahead on July 24, 2018

Can Blockchains Safeguard Elections?” – opinion piece published in In The Mesh on April 23, 2018

MailChimp’s Ban on Cryptocurrency Marketing is Causing Collateral Damage” – (featured quotes & tweets) by Sonya Mann in Inc. on April 4, 2018

An Update on the Blockchain Patent Landscape” – expert analysis published in Law 360 on March 15, 2018

US Bills Could Spell Disaster for Crypto Sex Industry” – (featured quotes) by Leigh Cuen in Coindesk on March 15, 2018

Windy City blockchain lawyers gather in the Loop” – (featured quotes) by Brad Rosen in Jim Hamilton’s World of Securities on December 12, 2017

After the end of the startup era” – (featured tweets) by Jon Evans in TechCrunch on October 22, 2017

Thread of the Week” – (featured tweets) by Stefano Bernardi in Token Economy on October 21, 2017

The Four Hurdles to Blockchain Adoption” – opinion piece published in Legaltech News on September 27, 2017

Protecting IP in the Blockchain Sector” – (featured quotes) by Shai Jalfin in IPWatchdog on June 30, 2017

The Emerging Blockchain Patent Landscape” – expert analysis published in Law 360 on March 19, 2017

What’s in a name? From Bitcoin to Blockchain to Distributed Ledgers” – opinion piece published in Coindesk on February 11, 2017

Speaking/Slides

You can find all my slides here.

Current USA Regulatory Environment for Blockchain Companies,” Invited Speaker at IE Law School in Madrid, Spain, July 2018

IP and Blockchain” – Speaker, Computational Law + Blockchain Festival 2018, Chicago Node, March 30, 2018

IP and Blockchain” – Speaker, Computational Law + Blockchain Festival 2018, Chicago Node, March 30, 2018

Blockchains and GVCs” – Guest Lecturer, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, March 20, 2018

“Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Legal and Regulatory Perspective,” – Panelist, International Blockchain Congress 2018, February 9, 2018

“Blockchain/ICO Seminar,” Panelist, BLOC at 1871, February 7, 2018

“IP Considerations for Blockchain Technology” – Presenter, The Chicago Bar Association September 26, 2017

“Techstars Growth Session: Blockchains, Coin Sales, and ICOs,” – Panelist, Techstars Chicago, August 23, 2017

“Blockchain and Smart Contracts” – Roundtable talk I took part in on June 27, 2017, at Microsoft about smart contracts and civic solutions for blockchain

Blockchain and Bitcoin” – Talk I gave February 7, 2017, at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law about blockchain technology and bitcoin

“Blockchain and Patents” – Presentation I gave November 4, 2016, as an invited speaker for the Fin(Legal)Tech conference at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. You can find the slides here.

“Bitcoin is coming” – Slides from a talk that I gave November 7, 2015, at the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum.

“Bitcoin and IP” – Talk that I gave September 29, 2015, at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on bitcoin and why young lawyers should stay current on new technologies.

Tech

You can check out my profile on GitHub.