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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…

Professor Lietzan Speaks on Panel at Supreme Court IP Review

Professor Erika Lietzan recently served as a panelist at the Supreme Court IP Review held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. She discussed Sandoz, Inc. v. Amgen. Inc., a case decided by the Supreme Court last June. In October 2014, Amgen, a biopharmaceutical company which manufactures Neupogen, an innovative bone marrow stimulant, sued Sandoz, a biopharmaceutical company which manufactures Zarxio,…

Professor Lambert Presents to Northwestern Law Faculty

Professor Thom Lambert recently served as the featured speaker for the faculty colloquium at Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. The subject of the colloquium was his recently published book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers. The book, which examines the tradeoffs policymakers must confront in addressing market failures, sets forth a practical approach to regulating so as to…

Pan American Journal of Public Health Publishes Letter from Professor Lietzan

The Pan American Journal of Public Health published a letter from Professor Erika Lietzan, in which she responds to an article about Colombia’s pathways for approval of biosimilar biologics. A 2014 presidential decree in Colombia allowed for three pathways to market for biologics, and the earlier article, written by the country’s Minister of Health and Social Protection and his colleagues,…