Iowa Law graduate and former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Cori Zarek (class of 2005) stopped by the Boyd Law Building on September 8 to chat with current Hawkeyes about technology and politics in the law.
There is a change in the works for Iowa’s Intellectual Property Law Society. At their first meeting of the 2017-18 academic year, the student-run interest group announced they would be restructuring their mentorship program to improve outreach.
The fall semester has begun at the University of Iowa, and that means the Iowa Innovation, Business & Law Center is underway in preparing students for another year of exciting opportunities in intellectual property law, antitrust and competition law, and business associations and securities law.
On Friday, April 21, professor Jake Linford, an Assistant Professor at Florida State University, gave a rousing presentation on Consumer Perception and Trademark Law. Hosted by the IPLS, Professor Linford’s presentation drew upon linguistic research to question some fundamental concepts in trademark law.
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.