2003 to 2007, Mr. DeLong was a Senior Fellow with the Progress & Freedom
Foundation, a market oriented think tank in Washington, DC, where he directed
its activities concerning intellectual property rights, particularly its website
and blog, IPCentral.Info and its Center for the Study of Digital Property.
Before joining PFF, DeLong was a Senior Analyst at the Competitive Enterprise
Institute and Vice President, and before that the Vice President and General
Counsel of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest. Earlier jobs included
a long stint as an independent lawyer and consultant, working primarily on environmental
and energy matters; and tours as Research Director of the Administrative Conference
of the United States; as Assistant Director for Special Projects in the Bureau
of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission; and as a Senior Analyst
in the Office of Program Evaluation at the United States Bureau of the Budget.
He started his career as a litigation lawyer with the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers.
Mr. DeLong is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School,
where he was Book Review Editor of the Harvard Law Review, and a cum
laude graduate of Harvard College, where he majored in U.S. History.
He is the author of many scholarly and popular books, articles, commentaries,
legal briefs, speeches, and blogs, and has often testified before congressional
committees. He belongs to the bars of the District of Columbia, California (inactive),
the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and the United States
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