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Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

BETR Articles and White Papers Publication Announcement

The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review (“BETR”) is proud to announce the following student-written articles that were selected for publication in our Spring 2020 issue:   Clayton Alexander Game Over? How Video Game Console Makers are Speeding Toward an Antitrust Violation Christian Hodgson On the Effort to Discover and Eliminate Offshore Tax Abuse Douglas Mann Cleaning Up and Cashing Out: Using Financial…

Professor Crouch comments on Supreme Court ruling

Professor Dennis Crouch commented in a recent article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office violated the American Rule, “End Of The Road For USPTO’s ‘Radical’ Fight for Atty Fees.” The article mentions Crouch as one of the first court-watchers to call attention to the USPTO’s requests for fees. He says that “The Supreme…

Ninth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Friday, November 15, Mizzou Law hosted the Ninth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition. Thirteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving a patented device for 3D modeling of orthodontistry. Overall winner of the competition this year (brief + arguments) was Kevin Johnston who will receive the…

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…

Crouch to Deliver Keynote at Intellectual Property Law Institute

On September 28, Professor Dennis Crouch will deliver the keynote address at the 34th Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center and the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. The topic is “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up . . . Our Patent System, with apologies to Marie…

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…