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Professor Crouch Among 50 Most Influential People in Intellectual Property

Professor Dennis Crouch was chosen as one of the 50 most influential people in intellectual property by Managing Intellectual Property, a source of news and analysis on IP developments worldwide. Professor Crouch is the editor for the leading U.S. patent blog, Patently-O, which has more than 25,000 subscribers to its daily mail. The blog is known for its critiques of…

Professor Schmitz Speaks at Symposium in Australia

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present and lead discussion on Addressing Accessibility and Vulnerability in ODR Design, at the “Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The State of the Art Symposium,” at The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 21-22. Professor Schmitz will discuss ethical design criteria, and lead symposium participants through a series of scenarios…

Professor Schmitz Speaks at the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of New Zealand

Professor Amy J. Schmitz headlined the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) meeting on November 16 in Auckland, New Zealand. AMINZ is the leading proponent in New Zealand for explaining and advocating dispute resolution. They work with government, business and community groups on policy to examine the likely impact of proposed changes and options for the use of…

Mizzou Law 2018 Patent Law Moot Court Winners Announced

The law school hosted the Eighth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition on November 15. Seventeen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving a patented device for detecting atrial fibrillation. Overall winners of the competition (brief + arguments) are 3L Lauren Vincent and 2L Sydney Johnson, who will share the $1,000 prize sponsored by McKool Smith.  Finalists included 2L Marie Dutton and 3L Sarah Rowan.…

Professor Schmitz Leads Panel at International Online Dispute Resolution Forum

Professor Amy J. Schmitz led a panel at the International Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Forum, and presented on “Smart Contracts and Blockchain: the Next Wave of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)” at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand  on Nov. 14-15. Professor Schmitz explained applications of blockchain in legal processes, and highlighted how disputes develop with respect to smart contracts…

Professor Schmitz to Participate in Planning Meetings for the International Center for Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz, a fellow of The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, will participate in meetings on November 13-16, as the group lays the groundwork for the International Center for Online Dispute Resolution. This will be a  transformative meeting aimed to catalyze scholars, system designers, neutrals and policymakers in setting standards and principles for the growing field…

Professor Lietzan Presents at Symposium on Federal Regulation of Cannabis

Professor Erika Lietzan presented her most recently completed article at a symposium on federal regulation of cannabis. The symposium, hosted by the Food and Drug Law Institute, convened academics, scientists from the Food and Drug Administration, lawyers from private practice, and industry developing cannabis-based products, to consider the path forward for a federal regulatory regime. Professor Lietzan’s forthcoming article in the American…

Professor Schmitz Participates in International Online Courts Workshop

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently participated in a high-level Expert Stakeholder Workshop, “Measuring Success in Online Courts: An Empirical Challenge.” This invite-only event was organized by University College London Faculty of Laws and the Legal Education Foundation in London, U.K. The workshop brought together leading international figures from the judiciary, academia, policy and civil society to explore how we might measure…

Professor Crouch to Speak at American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

On October 27, Professor Dennis Crouch is speaking at the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) in Washington, D.C.  In his plenary session, Professor Crouch will focus on how ethical duties in patent cases shift according to venue — comparing patent litigation, patent prosecution, and America Invents Act (AIA)…

Professor Crouch Speaks at Inventor of the Year Event in St. Louis

On October 11, Professor Dennis Crouch was a featured speaker at the St. Louis area Inventor of the Year award ceremony sponsored by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He served on a panel with Q. Todd Dickinson, former director of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and Jacqueline Bonilla, vice chief administrative patent judge of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board,…