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Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic to Present Workshop on Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

Jim Niemann, director of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, and two ELC students, Alex Weidner and Alec Larsen, will lead a workshop on “Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks” on October 3 in the MU Student Center. The workshop is part of the University of Missouri Graduate Studies professional development series, gradESSENTIALS. Participants will include masters and doctoral students from all…

Professor Crouch Named Among 20 Most Cited IP Scholars in U.S.

Professor Dennis Crouch was recently listed as one of the “20 Most-Cited Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Scholars in the U.S.” for the period 2013-2017 on “Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.” Professor Crouch is shown at number 17, with 425 citations during that period, and is the youngest person named to the…

“Dangerous Tweets:” Dean Lidsky Speaks at Missouri State University

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently gave a talk at Missouri State University as a featured speaker at the university’s fifth annual Bartee Dinner. Dean Lidsky’s talk was titled “Dangerous Tweets?: Social Media, Censorship, and the First Amendment.” Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of Torts and the First Amendment, with a particular emphasis on defamation and other free speech issues in…

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Featured on Mid-Missouri Business Week

On a recent segment of Mid-Missouri Business Week on Fox 22 KQFX in Columbia, Director Jim Niemann shared information about the work of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic at Mizzou Law. He also discussed his role as the university representative with Regional Economic and Development Inc. (REDI) a nonprofit, public/private partnership working to attract, expand and grow business in Columbia and…

Professor Lietzan Receives ‘Best Lawyer’ honors

Professor Erika Lietzan has been named a “Best Lawyer in America”  in FDA Law and in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Law.  This marks the sixth year in a row for FDA law and the twelfth year in a row for biotechnology law.  The Best Lawyers honor is meant to identify the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the United…

D.C. District Court Cites Professor Halabi’s Article on Corporate Veil-Piercing

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has cited Professor Sam Halabi’s article, Veil-Piercing’s Procedure, 67 Rutgers U. L. Rev. 1001, as part of its analysis of D.C. corporate law.  Resolving a dispute between a developer and a university-landowner, the Court excerpted Halabi’s research showing that “courts differ as to (1) whether “plaintiffs [must] bring an independent cause…

Professor Lambert Serves as Guest Columnist on Net Neutrality

Professor Thom Lambert wrote a guest column, “The FCC should abandon Title II and return to antitrust,” for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He argues that by repealing the rule that created net neutrality, internet service providers could become more innovative and it would incentivize them to expand broadband access in rural…

Professor Niemann to Speak at Reynolds Journalism Institute

Professor Jim Niemann will teach the seminar “Legal Pointers for Entrepreneurs: Ignorance of the Law is no Defense,” at the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) to help students prepare for the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition. Professor Niemann’s seminar will teach students how to navigate the legal considerations that startups face. The seminar will cover several issues, including co-founder agreements, types…

Professor Lietzan Presents Research Examining Impact of Pharmaceutical Regulation

In December, Professor Erika Lietzan spoke at a pharmaceutical law conference hosted by the CREDIMI, a center for research relating to markets and international investment, at the school of law at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. She presented her research examining the impact of pharmaceutical regulation on effective patent life and discussed its implications for restoration of patent…

Professor Myers Presents at Loyola Constitutional Law Colloquium

Professor Gary Myers recently spoke at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Eighth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium. The colloquium brings together constitutional law scholars to discuss current projects, doctrinal developments in constitutional law and future goals. Professor Myers presented on “Trademarks & the First Amendment After Matal v. Tam.” In the case, Tam and his band, The Slants, sought…