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Inaugural Annual Intellectual Property Lecture

Inaugural Annual Intellectual Property Lecture

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University invites you to attend the Inaugural Annual Intellectual Property Lecture, " Creative Professionals and Online Content: An Uneasy Truce," to be delivered by Robert P. Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professor of Law and Technology, U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law, and  co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 6-7 p.m.

Sidney R. Siben and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom, Room 308 | Hofstra Law, Hempstead, N.Y.

This session qualifies for 1 (one) transitional/nontransitional CLE credits in Professional Practice. 

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Robert P. Merges is Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professor of Law and Technology at U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law, and a co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, one of the top-rated Intellectual Property programs among U.S. law schools. He is the co-author of leading casebooks on patent law, intellectual property, software and internet law; has edited a definitive two-volume series on the economics of IP law; and has written numerous articles on the economics of intellectual

His book, “Justifying Intellectual Property,” was published in 2011 by Harvard University Press. Professor Merges has worked with government agencies such as the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on IP-related policy issues. He has also consulted with leading law firms and companies, and was a co-founder and Managing Director of the IP business and investment firm Ovidian, Inc., in Berkeley, California. He received his B.S. from Carnegie-Mellon University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and LL.M. and J.S.D. degrees from Columbia Law School. property, in particular patent law. 

Thank you to our donors:

Ladas & Parry LLP
Averie Hason ‘01
Anthony C. Coles ‘89
Scott I. Forman ‘12
Joshua S. Broitman ‘93
Patricia A. Clark ‘13
Jason Mencher ‘14
Tyler Evans ‘14
Anjelica N. Harden ‘14


CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE) CREDITS

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the state of New York.

New York CLE credits are available to satisfy the mandatory, transitional/nontransitional requirements for attorneys attending the program.

This session qualifies for 1 (one) transitional/nontransitional CLE credits in Professional Practice. Lawyers admitted in jurisdictions other than New York should check with those jurisdictions to determine CLE requirements in their states.

 For more information, please contact Judith Black at 516-463-6889 or Judith.Black@hofstra.edu

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

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Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


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