Maitreya Jani

CBLI Hosts Successful Data Mapping Event

The Center for Business Law and Innovation hosts Maitreya Jani at a February data mapping event.

Small Business Legal Clinic Expands Its Patent Program with Education and Patent Filings

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.

Professor Lydia Loren Publishes Fifth Edition of Copyright Casebook

Professor Lydia Loren has just released the fifth edition of her casebook- Copyright in a Global Information Economy.  This edition provides both comprehensive topic coverage and integrated treatment of doctrinal, theoretical, international, and policy questions. 

Jie Lian ‘20 Receives National Intellectual Property Award

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. 

CJ Fuenzalida Awarded National Fellowship in Intellectual Property Law

CJ Fuenzalida, a second-year law student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is one of 30 law students selected for the national fellowship from the Hispanic Bar National Association’s Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI). Co-sponsored by Microsoft, the highly competitive fellowship funds students’ participation in IPLI’s IP Law immersion program.

Business Law Program to Host Annual IP Fall Forum September 28

Co-sponsored by the Intellectual Property Section of the Oregon State Bar, the Business Law Fall Forum, “The Procedure of IP,” will take place from 8:30am to 6pm on Friday, September 28 at the Lewis & Clark Law School campus.
Aruna Ghatak-Roy '12 in Austin, TX

Profile of a Patent Law Attorney: Alum Aruna Ghatak-Roy ’12

Ghatak-Roy works at the firm Conley Rose, P.C. in Austin, TX.

Professor Lydia Pallas Loren

It’s “Fair Use Week”! Read copyright law professor Lydia Loren’s guest blog

Professor Lydia Loren guest blogs for Authors Alliance during “Fair Use Week”

Lewis & Clark gets “A” grades for IP and environmental law programs

In the Winter 2016 preLaw magazine, Lewis & Clark was given “A” ratings for its program offerings in intellectual property and environmental law.
Professor Anna Laakmann

Listen: “Week in Health Law” podcast featuring professor Anna Laakmann

Professor Anna Laakmann, who teaches intellectual property and health law, participates in The Week in Health Law Podcast discussing the interplay between FDA regulation and IP law, and physician liability for clinical innovation. The Week in Health Law Podcast is a commuting-length discussion about some of the more thorny issues in Health Law & Policy.

Gómez-Arostegui receives award for article on legal history

At the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History in Washington DC, Tomás Gómez-Arostegui received the 2015 Sutherland Prize for his article, Copyright at Common Law in 1774, 47 Conn. L. Rev. (2014).
IP law professor Anna Laakmann

NYT publishes Anna Laakmann’s opinion on data sharing of genomic information

NYT publishes Anna Laakmann’s opinion on data sharing of genomic information
Professor Lydia Loren

Ninth Circuit cites Professor Loren in copyright decision

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important copyright ruling recently holding that before a copyright owner sends a “takedown” notice of something posted on the internet, the copyright owner must consider the fair use rights of an individual who posted it. In the opinion, the court cited an article written by Intellectual Property Law Professor Lydia Loren.

USPTO visits Lewis & Clark Law School

Lewis & Clark Law School hosted a visit by William (Bill) Griffin, deputy director of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), on March 5, 2015. The visit was in conjunction with the Small Business Legal Clinic’s participation in the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program.

Three programs, one conference—Eat, Pray, Law: A Food Forum

Lewis & Clark Law School will host its first Food Law conference on Friday, March 13, 2015. This conference is an opportunity to integrate the Animal Law, Business Law and Environmental Law programs. Eat, Pray, Law: A Food Forum, will offer students, faculty and regional food businesses a chance to experience the exciting intersection of food and law. We will explore issues ranging from labeling and transparency to sustainability, urban agriculture, and food justice.

Professor Loren elected to American Law Institute

The American Law Institute announced the election of 26 new members this month. Lewis & Clark’s Lydia Loren, the Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics, is among them.
Photo courtesy of UC Irvine School of Law

Professor Laakmann on the Myraid Decision

Professor Anna Laakmann traveled to UC Irvine School of Law to join a panel of national scholars who discussed the importance of the Myriad decision, and what it means for science, for industry, and for the patent system.

Intellectual Property Scholarship

The Intellectual Property Section of the Oregon State Bar is pleased to be offering an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a single Oregon law school student who can evidence a clear interest in and aptitude for intellectual property.
Schwabe Williamson portrait shoot

2014 Business Law Distinguished Graduate

Lewis and Clark Law School is pleased to announce Roman Hernandez ‘00 as our 2014 Business Law Distinguished Graduate. Mr. Hernandez will be honored at the Business Law Spring Luncheon at The Governor Hotel on April 17, 2014.

Meyer Memorial Trust Awards Transformative Grant to SBLC

The Meyer Memorial Trust has made a generous three-year grant to the Small Business Legal Clinic at Lewis & Clark Law School