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Intellectual Property Law

Harry Surden

Date: February 3 2011 12:00pm Location: Lewis & Clark Law School

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    Harry Surden

Lewis & Clark Law School

Lecture: “Interpretation as Constraint Satisfaction: A Theoretical Framework for Patent Claim Construction”

Our continuing 2010-2011 workshop series features Associate Professor of Law Harry Surden, University of Colorado Law School.

About Harry Surden

Harry Surden joined the University of Colorado Law School faculty in 2008. His scholarship centers upon intellectual property law with a substantive focus on patents and copyright, information privacy law, and the application of computer technology within the legal system.

Prior to joining CU, Professor Surden was a resident fellow at the Stanford Center for Computers and Law (CodeX) at Stanford Law School. In that capacity, Professor Surden conducted interdisciplinary research with collaborators from the Stanford School of Engineering exploring the application of computer technology towards improving the legal system. He was also a member of the Stanford Intellectual Property Litigation Clearinghouse and the director of the Computer Science and Law Initiative.

Professor Surden was law clerk to the Honorable Martin J. Jenkins of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. He received his law degree from Stanford Law School with honors and was the recipient of the Stanford Law Intellectual Property Writing Award.

Prior to law school, Professor Surden worked as a software engineer for Cisco Systems and Bloomberg L.P. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Cornell University.

About IP In The Trees

Lewis & Clark Law School is proud to launch a scholarly workshop series that aims to bring a mix of senior scholars and rising stars to our campus for enriching, challenging conversations with our faculty and our students.

The Intellectual Property in the Trees workshop series is made possible through the generous support of Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird.