News and Events
- NEWSRomán D. Hernández ’00, and adjunct professor Barbara Creel received the Spirit of Excellence award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.The Center for Business Law and Innovation hosts Maitreya Jani at a February data mapping event.Sarah Lora drafted comments submitted by the ABA Section of Taxation to the Internal Revenue Service.Professor Lydia Loren is using her expertise in Real Property to make bar review more affordable for law students.The Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) has been working to educate entrepreneurs on patents to protect their unique products as well as filing patent applications for clients.Thomson Reuters (West) has judged Professor Lydia Loren’s article, Copyright Jumps the Shark: The Music Modernization Act, one of the best law review articles related to entertainment, publishing and/or the arts published within the last year. Thomas Reuters (West) has included the article in the 2020 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts Handbook, an anthology published annually.
James Henry ’14, Corporate Counsel for ZoomInfo, took a few moments to answer some questions about what it’s like working for a company during the IPO process.Professor Jack Bogdanski’s article, Courts Finally Warm to “Tax Affecting,”was published in the May 2020 issue of Estate Planning. The article explores the effects of two recent case opinions which allow “tax affecting” in valuing ownership interests in S corporations and partnerships.
On March 6, 2020, Lewis & Clark’s International Law Program and Center for Business Law & Innovation (CBLI) hosted a conference on Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and SanctionsLewis & Clark’s Center for Business Law and Innovation and the International Law Program hosted a conference titled Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and Sanctions. The event was held at the Lewis & Clark Law Campus on March 6, 2020, and a reception followed.CBLI hosted its first Xperiential Workshop with presentations from Intel and NW Natural executives.The American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (AIPLEF) Jan Jancin Selection Committee named Jie Lian ’20 to receive the prestigious Jan Jancin Award for his passion for learning, leadership in intellectual property (IP) related activities, professionalism, and commitment to IP law.John MacMorris-Adix, a 3L Low Income Tax Clinic intern, made an oral argument on an issue of first impression in the U.S. District Court in a case which has garnered national attention.
Sarah Lora, a new clinical professor for the law school, will lead the Lewis & Clark Law School Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) starting in June 2019, replacing beloved faculty member Jan Pierce, who is retiring after 19 years of clinic leadership.
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Past EventsMarch 15, 2021Four attorneys will describe the ways law firms are run. The discussion will also take up the risks and the opportunities facing firms during the pandemic. Attention: This event will not be recorded, and thus cannot be viewed later.
Speakers will include:
Jerry Carleton, Immix Law (Seattle), CBLI Innovation Board Member
Kathrine Brown, Latham & Watkins (NY)
Graciela Cowger, Schwabe
Steve Hedberg, Perkins Coie (Seattle), CBLI Innovation Board MemberFebruary 19, 2021Data Mapping is the process of categorizing the different kinds of information that are collected by a company and stored for processing to determine what obligations a company has regarding the information. It is an essential skill for any privacy attorney.
Date: Friday, February 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
About the Guest Speaker: Maitreya Jani is the Assistant General Counsel for Patents at Fortune Brands Home & Security. Among other responsibilities in that role, he creates internal privacy policies to ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws. He is also a board member for the Lewis & Clark Law School Center for Business Law and Innovation (CBLI).FreeJanuary 29, 2021
Join Lewis & Clark Law School at the 2nd Annual Data Privacy Forum! Connect with attorneys, privacy professionals, and students interested in this area of law during four educational panels.
- Consumer Privacy and Security
- Law Enforcement Data Collection and Use
- Algorithmic Bias
Date & Time:
Friday Jan 29, 2020 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM PST
Register by January 22, 2021, via this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-data-privacy-forum-tickets-136057103459
General Admission: FREE / Attorneys seeking CLE (3.0 hours): $50November 6, 2020Accelerating the Deal Process and Maximizing Returns gives students the opportunity to learn how Intel’s legal and business teams work together to close deals. This interactive and exciting event allows students to work in teams on a multi-faceted negotiation exercise and receive meaningful feedback from experts in the field. By Invitation only.October 21, 2020Center for Business Law & Innovation: The Exchange, Nike Roundtable– “Doing Business in 2020.” A roundtable discussing the challenges of doing business this year.March 6, 2020Leading practitioners from around the country will explore issues of pressing concern to any company involved in international trade, as well as to their lawyers.February 19, 2020Paul Ehrlich, General Counsel – Global Brands and Americas at Adidas, will speak about life as GC at a multinational corporation. Lunch provided. There will also be a raffle of Adidas gear, and select attendees will win a pass to the Adidas employees store.