Starting this week, students at The University of Iowa College of Law will have a special opportunity to hear from some of the leading minds in the field of intellectual property and business law. Hosted by the Iowa College of Law’s Innovation, Business, & Law Center, this Thursday marks the kick-off of the Innovation, Business, & Law Colloquium (IBL Colloquium).
On Thursday, September 3 at 6 pm, Victoria Sahani, Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, will talk to students, professors, and other curious minds about third-party litigation financing. Then, every two or three weeks throughout the semester, students will have the opportunity to hear from other visiting scholars on the intersection of intellectual property, innovation, and business law. The full schedule is below.
FALL 2015 IBL Colloquium Schedule
Sept. 3rd Victoria Sahani Reshaping Third-Party Funding
Sept. 17th Orly Lobel The Law of the Platform
Oct. 1st Peter Molk Owner and Management Commitments: Examining LLC Operating Agreements
Oct. 15th Steven Schwarcz Securitization, Structured Finance, and Covered Bonds
Nov. 4th (Wed.) Joshua Fairfield [ESC]ape: How the Internet of Things is Changing Property
Nov. 19th Camilla Hrdy Patent Nationally, Innovate Locally
Professor Jason Rantanen, a faculty member involved with the IBLC has said: “It is a tremendous opportunity to be able to have six members of the innovation and business law scholarly community speak here at Iowa. I highly encourage all students interested in innovation, business, law, technology, or intellectual property to attend any or all of our speakers this fall.”
For more details, please visit http://ibl.law.uiowa.edu/. Papers on the topics being presented are available through University of Iowa College of Law professor Jason Rantanen at email@example.com. All members of the university and legal communities are welcome to attend.
-- Peter Kline | Sept. 2, 2015