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2009 Student News

Student, Stacy Streur, Gets Published

After originally writing a piece for her Patent Law Seminar class, Ms. Stacy Streur will be recognized and published in the Northwestern Technology and Intellectual Property Journal.

Her article entitled, Three Years After eBay (2009) What do Patent Holders Need to Prove to Get an Injunction? What is the Significance of Competition Between the Parties?, will appear in the Fall 2009 Issue.

Posted on September 25, 2009

Recent Graduates Get Published

A recent DePaul graduate, Michelle Ethier, has had a law review article accepted for publication. Her article, "Permissible Product Hopping: Why A Per Se Legal Rule Barring Antitrust Liability Is Necessary To Protect Future Innovation In The Pharmaceutical Industry", will be published in the Akron Intellectual Property Journal (Fall 2009). This article was written for her senior writing seminar Antitrust and Intellectual Property taught by Professor Devlin when he was visiting here last fall.

In addition, graduate Ling Ji's (IP LLM ’09) article, "The Two Zodiacs: Possible Methods for Returning Lost Relics to China", was published in 14:2 Art, Antiquity and Law 167 (2009).

Also, Melanie Greer's (’09) article, "Deaccessioning: A Necessary Evil?," has won second place in the annual student writing competition of the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation and will be published in the 2010 Yearbook of Cultural Property Law.

Posted on September 1, 2009

Moot Court Winners

We are delighted to announce that the team of Brian Gause and Xavier Diokno won the best team oralist award at the Giles Sutherland Rich National (Patent) Moot Court Midwest Regional Competition. Brian and Xavier also made it to the semi-final round before being eliminated. Twenty-six teams competed.

TIP Clinic - Fall 2009

If you are interested in registering for this clinic for the Fall, 2009 Semester you must read the following description and complete and return the application and other required materials to Professor Bressler by 4:00 p.m. on April 13, 2009.

For the description and application, please click here.

Scholarship to Attend Patent Conference

Law Seminars International is presenting an important and interesting Patent Claim Construction Seminar on Friday, Feb. 13rd at The Gleacher Center. They are offering to extend a scholarship for two or three students to attend.

The program is co-chaired by Meredith Addy of Brinks Hofer Gilson & Leone and Edward Manzo of Cook Alex.

For more information, please click here.

If you are interested in the scholarship please email Vadim Shifrin as soon as possible. We hope you are able to take advantage of these scholarships to attend this very high level program.



CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014.

On May 1 and 2, 2014, twenty-two senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

Learn more.

Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

To view the video of this discussion, please click here.

In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.

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