Articles for April 2017

Last week, the IBL Center and the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics hosted Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law at Duke Law. Professor Rai is an internationally recognized expert in administrative law, innovation policy, and IP law, and her presentation, “Proprietary Rights in Genetic Platform Technologies,” explored how the scope of patent rights granted to developers of genetic platform technologies can affect their development and commercialization.
The Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition brings together law student competitors from across the country. The country is broken up into five regions, and the two top teams from each region go on to compete at nationals. Brianna Chamberlin, a 3L, and 2L Tyler Latcham competed as a team in the program this year, winning the Midwest regional competition and advancing to the national level. Iowa Law’s teams consistently succeed in the regional and national competitions each year, and Chamberlin and Latcham are a part of this continuing legacy.
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