News and Events
Experienced in law and technology, patent law, business law, and property, Professor Tabrez Ebrahim is a welcome addition to the Lewis & Clark faculty.Professor Lisa Benjamin recently published a book about the interaction between climate action and corporate law.Román 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.
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 Sanctions
Professor Samir Parikh takes a leading role in formulating solutions for mass tort victims, writing about headline cases with Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson and more.The Center for Business Law and Innovation (CBLI) sent two students to the West Coast Bankruptcy Roundtable co-hosted by Lewis & Clark & USC Gould Law.
Past EventsApril 12, 2022Are you considering a career as a business attorney? Curious if it will be thrilling? Worried it might be mind-numbing? Unsure what business lawyers even do? We’ve got (at least some of) the answers! Please join a panel of four associate business attorneys for an event sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section’s New Business Lawyers Subcommittee in McCarty 4 about the ins-and-outs of practicing business law on April 12th from 12:10-1:00pm. See you there!April 4, 2022
Join Professor George Foster as he discusses careers in international law with three Lewis & Clark Law School Graduates.April 1, 2022
Lewis and Clark’s Intellectual Property Student Organization (IPSO) would like to personally invite you to join us for an important discussion about underrepresentation in inventorship, and practical steps companies are taking to improve representation of women and minority inventors. Please join us via webinar on April 1st , noon to 1 pm (PST) as we hear from Suzanne Harrison (USIPA), Kim Tran (LinkedIn), John Mulgrew (Lenovo), Jason Friday (Lenovo), and Ceyda Maisami (HP).
We hope that you’ll take the information shared by our presenters back to your firm’s leadership and urge them to sign the Pledge Supporter Program in support of companies and clients participating in The Diversity Pledge, “a commitment to working to understand and address the issue of underrepresented inventors.”
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