Elected Member

Gerard J. Lewis, Jr.

Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
Philadelphia, PA
Education
Haverford College
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Mr. Lewis is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer for Comcast where he advises company management and business units on intellectual property, technology, e-commerce, Internet, privacy, and security law matters.  He leads the group within the Comcast Cable Law Department responsible for technology, licensing, non-patent intellectual property including copyrights and trademarks, and business information and privacy matters.  He also oversees and supports privacy initiatives and compliance for Comcast Corporation. 

Prior to joining Comcast, Mr. Lewis served as Acting General Counsel for Half.com, Inc., an eBay Inc. company.  Before that, he was Vice President & General Counsel for Infonautics, Inc., a publicly-traded Internet information company, where he was responsible for all legal matters for over five years.  Mr. Lewis began his legal career in the intellectual property and technology law group of the Reed Smith firm.  Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Lewis worked in software product development as a senior technical writer and project team leader in California’s Silicon Valley. Mr. Lewis has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law where he has taught Computer Law and an advanced Copyright course. 

He is a member of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Mr. Lewis serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School and of the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum.  He is a frequent speaker on copyright, e-commerce, and privacy law topics at industry and professional events.

 
Areas of Expertise
Copyrights (Intellectual Property)
Intellectual Property
Internet Law (Science & Technology)
Securities Law
Licensing Agreements (Intellectual Property)
Trademarks (Intellectual Property)
Commercial Law
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)
Privacy Law (Constitutional Law)