Tejas Narechania

Assistant Professor of Law

UC Berkeley School of Law

Tejas N. Narechania is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he teaches courses on telecommunications regulation, intellectual property, and property.  He is also a Faculty Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

Before joining Berkeley Law, Professor Narechania clerked for Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States (2015-2016) and for Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2011-2012). He has advised the Federal Communications Commission on network neutrality matters, where he served as Special Counsel (2012-2013). He has a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he received the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize and was the Executive Notes Editor of the Columbia Law Review. He also has a B.S. (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and a B.A. (Political Science) from the University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Narechania’s research includes Certiorari, Universality, and a Patent Puzzle, Michigan Law Review (forthcoming 2018); Patent Conflicts, Georgetown Law Journal (2015); Judicial Priorities, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (2015) (with Bert I. Huang); Network Nepotism and the Market for Content Delivery, Stanford Law Review Online (2014); and Sender Side Transmission Rules for the Internet, Federal Communications Law Journal (2014) (with Tim Wu); among other works. His work has been cited and discussed in various media outlets, including the New York Times and the Washington Post.

B.S., UC Berkeley (2005)
B.A., UC Berkeley (2005)
J.D., Columbia Law School (2011)


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Net Neutrality as a Response to the Potential Harms of Vertical Integration

11/30/17  //  Commentary

The case for net neutrality comes down a pithy adage: Trust [that carriers won’t violate net neutrality principles], but verify [compliance through enforceable rules]

Tejas Narechania

UC Berkeley School of Law

Net Neutrality

11/28/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

Where did the existing rules come from? What do these rules accomplish? And what effect might their repeal have?

Tejas Narechania

UC Berkeley School of Law