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Jacob Canter

Phone: +1 415.365.7210
3 Embarcadero Center, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

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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"11th Cir. Rejects Standing Due to Threat of Future Identity Theft & Further Deepens Circuit Split," Privacy Law Alert (February 9, 2021). Contacts: Kristin J. Madigan, CIPP/US, Jeffrey L. Poston, Jennifer S. Romano, Paul M. Rosen, Nathanial J. Wood, Jacob Canter
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US Legal Start-Up Files Counterclaim Against Thomson Reuters Australasian (January 26, 2021)
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"Seeking Relief For Foreign Trade Secret Theft—Where to Begin," Bloomberg Law (December 22, 2020). Authors: Mark A. Klapow, and Jacob Canter.
"Plaintiff Sanctioned for Violating Protective Order by Sharing Discovery," Crowell & Moring’s Trade Secrets Trends (December 22, 2020). Authors: Joshua M. Rychlinski and Jacob Canter.
"President’s Promise to Limit 230 Immunity is Underway," HackerNoon (October 28, 2020). Authors: Christopher A. Cole, Kayvan M. Ghaffari, and Jacob Canter.
"President's Promise to Limit 230 Immunity is Underway," Advertising & State AG Alert (October 23, 2020). Contacts: Christopher A. Cole, Kayvan M. Ghaffari, Jacob Canter
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