Law Review Articles

Hot Apps: Recalibrating IP to Address Online Software, 2024 Wis. L. J. (forthcoming)

Data Insecurity Law, 39 Santa Clara High Tech. L.J. 445 (2023)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Multi-Attribute Tradespace Exploration for Survivability, A. Ross*, D. Stein*, D. Hastings, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets vol. 51 no. 5 (2014)

Constraint-aware Coordinated Construction of Generic Structures, D. Stein (presenter), T. Schoen, D. Rus, International Conference on Intelligent Robots (2011)

Experiments in Decentralized Robot Construction with Tool Delivery and Assembly Robots, A. Bolger*, M. Faulkner*, D. Stein* (presenter), L. White*, S. Yun*, D. Rus, International Conference on Intelligent Robots (2010)

Multi-Attribute Tradespace Exploration for Survivability: Application to Satellite Radar, M. Richards*, A. Ross*, D. Stein*, D. Hastings, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SPACE Forum (2009)

* shared first authorship, listed alphabetically


Efficient Homomorphically Encrypted Privacy-Preserving Automated Biometric Recognition, MIT M. Eng. Thesis (Sept. 2020)

Constraint-Aware Coordinated Robotic Construction of Generic Structures, MIT M. Eng. Thesis (not filed - see linked note) (June 2011)

Book Chapters

Toronto Tomorrow: The Master Innovation and Development Plan for the Quayside District Vol. 2 Ch. 5: “Digital Innovation” (2018)


Methods, Systems, And Media For Secure Authentication Of Users Based On A Biometric Identifier And Knowledge-Based Secondary Information, David Stein, Ryan Vilim, John Wittrock, U.S. Patent 11,711,215 (issued July 25, 2023)

Secure methods, systems, and media for generating and authenticating user credentials, John Wittrock, David Stein, U.S. Patent 11,652,819 (issued May 16, 2023)

Methods, systems, and media for recovering identity information in verifiable claims-based systems, David Stein, John Wittrock, U.S. Patent 11,108,760 (issued Aug. 31, 2021)

Identity systems, methods, and media for auditing and notifying users concerning verifiable claims, David Stein, John Wittrock, U.S. Patent 11,115,207 (issued Sept. 21, 2021)

Authorization review system, David Stein, U.S. Patent 9,497,253 (issued Nov. 15, 2016)

Presenting data in response to an incomplete query, David Stein, U.S. Patent 9,235,636 (issued Jan. 12, 2016)

Unified interface for querying data in legacy databases and current databases, David Stein, U.S. Patent App. 13,737,322 (published July 10, 2014)