Raymond T. Nimmer is the Dean of the University of Houston Law Center. He is also the Leonard Childs professor of law at the Law Center and a former co-director of the Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute. One of the foremost national and international experts on electronic commerce, Dean Nimmer is the author of more than 10 books. Dean Nimmer served as Reporter to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws for the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, an act that for the first time in commerce blends the multiple and disparate legal disciplines of commercial law, licensing, information, intellectual property, sales laws and financing. Dean Nimmer also serves as an expert witness and consultant in litigation concerning those areas as well as for bankruptcy matters.