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Contreras Elected to American Law Institute

Jan 07, 2022

Jorge Contreras, professor at the College of Law and University of Utah presidential scholar, has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). Contreras was […]

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Utah Law professors present at AALS Annual Meeting

Jan 04, 2022

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is honored to recognize the many faculty members who will be presenting or leading section meetings at the Association […]

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Transborder Patent Litigation

Nov 11, 2021

Professor Contreras was recently quoted in the Wall St. Journal and the Economist, discussing China’s rapidly expanding role in international patent litigation involving industry standards […]

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Bench2Bedside Competition

Nov 11, 2021

Again this year, the College of Law will be supporting the Center for Medical Innovation’s annual Bench2Bedside competition, advising and coaching student teams from across […]

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Book Panel: Jorge Contreras’s “The Genome Defense”

Nov 11, 2021

On November 8, Professor of Law Jorge Contreras discussed his new book, The Genome Defense, with Professor of Law Erika George and Dr. Lynn Jorde, […]

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Professor Contreras served as Chair of the (AALS)

Aug 20, 2021

Professor Contreras served as Chair of the Art Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and organized a series of events at […]

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Professor Amelia Rinehart supervised students in the (LABS)

Aug 20, 2021

Professor Amelia Rinehart supervised students in the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences (LABS) as they advised interdisciplinary teams about patent law during the Bench […]

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Special Guest In The Trademark Law Class

Aug 20, 2021

Simon Tam, bassist, and lyricist for The Slants, which prevailed at the Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam (U.S. 2016), appeared as a special guest […]

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Professor Contreras co-founded the Open COVID Pledge (OCP)

Aug 20, 2021

In April, 2020, Professor Contreras co-founded the Open COVID Pledge (OCP), a legal framework enabling organizations to contribute intellectual property to the COVID-19 response on […]

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Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in the manner recommended by Professor Terry Kogan

Aug 20, 2021

The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in the manner recommended by Professor Terry Kogan in an amicus brief that he filed in […]

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2021 National Patent Application Draft Competition

Aug 20, 2021

Ryan Anderson, Kevin Busby, Victoria Cheng, Jessi Maupin and Matt Whitehead, coached by Professor Sam Tahmassebi, advanced to the semifinals in the USPTO’s National Patent […]

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Professor Contreras on the BBC World Service Business Matters

Aug 20, 2021

Professor Contreras discussed the intellectual property waiver proposed by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w172xvq9r0rsxwzBBC World Service Business […]

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Works in Progress in IP (WIPIP) Conference

Aug 20, 2021

The College of Law was proud to co-host the (virtual) annual Works in Progress in IP (WIPIP) Conference, together with Texas A&M and American University. […]

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Professor Jorge Contreras testified before the S. Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee

Aug 20, 2021

In June, Professor Jorge Contreras testified before the S. Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee on issues of patent quality, arguing for increased vigilance against fraudulent and […]

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AIPLA Giles Rich Moot Court Competition

Aug 20, 2021

Jessi Maupin and Brady Nash, coached by Professor Dave Johnson, won the Best Brief Award in the Western Region of the AIPLA Giles Rich Moot […]

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