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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Professor Robin Feldman Debates Patent Rights on BBC Program

Patent troll expert Professor Robin Feldman of UC Hastings said that patent rights are not the same as other property rights.

The US constitution says the purpose of patents is to promote the progress of the useful arts. Society has a right and an obligation to bring them back into line if they are not fit for purpose. President Obama has now intervened, with 12 new rules to reduce the impact of NPEs, known as non-practicing entities, or trolls.

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Thinkers & Doers: January 23, 2015

UC Hastings community members in the news and making moves January 17, 2014 - January 23, 2015.
Thursday, January 22, 2015

2L Trailblazer Liliana Garcia

"We might have had less growing up,” she said, “but I actually had more support emotionally, and that is what people need to get through anything.”
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Study Reveals "Double Jeopardy" Faced by Women of Color in STEM

Professor Joan C. Williams and the Center for WorkLife Law released the report, which demonstrates in startling fashion how subtle—and not-so-subtle—bias shapes the daily work lives of women in STEM, and how women’s experience of gender bias is shaped by race.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

New AALS Section on East Asian Law and Society Points to Region’s Growing Prominence

Professor Miyazawa was elected as the first Chair.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Mark Werbner Lectures on Anti-Terrorism Litigation

His 10-year-long case held a financial institution civilly liable for providing services to Hamas.
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