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September 28th, 2018

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm: 23rd Annual Business Law Fall Forum “The Procedure of IP”
    This forum will explore the various ways in which the laws of Civil Procedure and Intellectual Property intersect.  Among other things, speakers will cover preclusion in the context of administrative proceedings, the territorial scope of IP claims and remedies generally, equitable estoppel within copyright cases, jury instructions in copyright cases, and the standards for infringement and burdens of proof in copyright cases.

March 15th, 2018

November 14th, 2017

October 13th, 2017

  • Irina Manta 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Irina Manta
    Explaining Criminal Sanctions in Intellectual Property

March 17th, 2017

  • Professor Sharon K. Sandeen 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Sharon K. Sandeen
    Professor Sandeen joins us for our 7th Annual “IP in the Trees” series with a lecture entitled “Toward a Federal Jurisprudence of Trade Secret Law” on Friday, March 17th at 12:10 pm.

February 10th, 2017

October 7th, 2016

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm: 2016 Business Law Fall Forum
    Please join us for Lewis & Clark Law School’s 21st Annual Business Law Fall Forum: Innovating CSR: From the Local to the Global.

September 30th, 2016

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Patrick R. Goold
    Patrick Goold joins us from Harvard Law School. He will present a draft of his paper “Unbundling the ‘Tort’ of Copyright Infringement”.

September 19th, 2016

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Joseph S. Miller

    Professor Joe Miller joins us from the University of Georgia.  He will present a draft of the paper entitled “Legal Process & Penalty Defaults: Thoughts on the New Patent Jurisprudence”.

March 17th, 2016

March 14th, 2016

  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm: Christopher Newman
    Professor Newman joins us from George Mason University School of Law.  He will workshop his paper, ‘Letting Nature Run Its Course: How (And Why) To Resuscitate Fair Use’s Moribund Second Factor.’

March 2nd, 2016

  • 4:15pm - 5:15pm: USPTO Representative Meeting With Students
    James Silberman of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Office of Enrollment and Discipline, will be at the law school on March 2, 2014. He is coming to the law school as part of the SBLC’s participation in the USPTO Law School Student Clinic Certification Program. Please join him to learn about positions with the USPTO and to ask questions about practicing patent and trademark law. Please meet in the Upper Student Lounge.

February 5th, 2016

  • photo courtesy of William & Mary Law School 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Sarah Wasserman Rajec
    Professor Sarah Wasserman Rajec joins us from William & Mary Law School.  She will present her recent paper ‘The Intellectual Property Hostage in Trade Retaliation’ to students, faculty, and local IP practitioners.

January 15th, 2016

  • 5:45pm: BLSA Networking Event at Perkins Coie

    Borrowing concepts from speed dating, the BLSA Networking Event will facilitate short, focused conversations between current law students and local attorneys in a relaxed setting. Topics that will be addressed include networking, business development, and finding your voice as a lawyer.

November 24th, 2015

October 2nd, 2015

  • Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. 12:00pm - 2:00pm: Robert Brauneis
    Professor Robert Brauneis joins us from The George Washington University Law School. He will present a draft of a paper entitled “The Copyright Office Catalog: What Fifteen Million Registration Records Can Tell Us About Creative Production in the United States, 1978-2012.

September 11th, 2015