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Lydia Loren Installed as Henry J. Casey Professor of Law November 15

October 27, 2017

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Agnes Flanagan Chapel

Lewis & Clark Law professor Lydia Pallas Loren presents a lecture on “Law, Money, and Art” as part of the celebration of her installation as the new Henry J. Casey Professor of Law.

The event is scheduled November 15, 2017 at 6 p.m. and takes place at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel on the campus of the Lewis & Clark College, 0615 Palatine Road, Portland Oregon. A reception follows the installation and lecture. The event is free and open to the public; please RSVP.

Professor Loren teaches and writes in the fields of copyright and intellectual property. Her casebooks, Copyright in a Global Information Economy, (4th Ed. Aspen 2015) and Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials (5th Ed. Semaphore Press 2017) (co-authored) are widely adopted at law schools throughout the United States. Professor Loren’s numerous law review articles address a broad range of copyright issues including whether fair use should be treated as an affirmative defense, how incentives should shape the scope of copyright protection, interpretations of Creative Commons contracts, the evolution of criminal copyright infringement, and the market failure approach to fair use.

In 2014 the American Law Institute named her an associate reporter on the first Restatement of Law, Copyright.

During the 2006-2007 academic year Professor Loren served as Interim Dean of Lewis & Clark Law School. ln 2010 she was named the Kay Kitagawa & Andy Johnson-Laird lP Faculty Scholar in recognition of her exemplary teaching and scholarship in Intellectual Property law. In 2014 she was named the Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics. Professor Loren currently serves as president of the board of Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (OVLA). OVLA offers workshops for artists on legal issues and monthly pro bono clinics for artists.

Professor Loren received her law degree from the University of Michigan School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, member Order of the Coif. Before joining the faculty at Lewis & Clark Law School she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ralph B. Guy,Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and practiced law with the Bodman firm in Michigan.

In 1985, Henry Casey and his sister Marguerite established the Henry J. Casey professorship, dedicated to business law integrity and ethics.  

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