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Jacob Canter


Jacob Canter is an attorney in the San Francisco office of Crowell & Moring. He is a member of the Litigation and Privacy & Cybersecurity groups. Jacob’s areas of emphasis include technology-related litigation, involving competition, cybersecurity and digital crimes, copyright, trademark, and patent, as well as general complex commercial matters.

Jacob graduated from the University California, Berkeley School of Law in 2018, where he launched Berkeley’s election law outreach program and pro bono project. He joins the firm after a year of practice at an international law firm in Washington, D.C., and a year clerking in the Southern District of New York for the Hon. Lorna G. Schofield. Jacob was exposed to and provided support in a variety of complex substantive and procedural legal topics during the clerkship, including trade secrets, insurance/reinsurance, contracts, class actions, privacy, intellectual property, and arbitrability.


  • Reed College, B.A. (2014) Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D. (2018)


Admitted to practice: California, District of Columbia

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"California AG Interprets “Inferences” Under CCPA," Privacy Law Alert (May 26, 2022). Contacts: Christiana State, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, Molly A. Jones, Jacob Canter
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In Westlaw-ROSS Litigation, Judge Allows ROSS’s Antitrust Case To Move Forward, But Tosses ‘Sham Litigation’ Claim LawSites (April 26, 2022)
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"SolarWinds Cyber-Attack Litigation Proceeds Against Company, Investors, and Individual," Privacy Law Alert (April 8, 2022). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Poston, Evan D. Wolff, Matthew B. Welling, Alexander Urbelis, Jacob Canter
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Young Lawyers Want More Out of Work: The Morning Minute (February 2, 2022)
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"A Statute of Limitations for BIPA Claims? We May be One Step Closer," Crowell & Moring’s Data Law Insights (January 30, 2022). Authors: Jeffrey L. Poston, Gabriel M. Ramsey, Jarno Vanto, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, Jacob Canter and Garylene (Gage) Javier.
As Young Lawyers Churn Through Jobs, Firms Search For Ways to Fulfill Them The American Lawyer (January 28, 2022)
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"AbbVie Turns Next to the U.S. International Trade Commission in Trade Secret Row," Crowell & Moring’s Trade Secrets Trends (December 22, 2021). Authors: Joshua Pond and Jacob Canter.
"AbbVie Trade Secret Claims Fail at Pleading Stage for Lack of Jurisdiction," Crowell & Moring’s Trade Secrets Trends (October 25, 2021). Author: Jacob Canter.
"The Supreme Court Speaks in Google v. Oracle," AIPA Antitrust News, pp. 8-20 (May 2021). Author: Jacob Canter
"The Supreme Court Limits FTC’s §13(b) Powers," Administrative Law Alert (April 27, 2021). Contacts: Christopher A. Cole, Raija Horstman, Jacob Canter, Helen O. Ogunyanwo
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