Conference: Law for Intelligent Machines

St. John’s Intellectual Property Law Center is hosting its Inaugural Conference: Law for Intelligent Machines on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 2:00-6:00pm at St. John’s University Manhattan Campus in New York. The conference will address the issue of how legal regimes can and should respond to rapid advances in machine intelligence.

Registration is free and NYS CLE credit is available.

For more information or to register for the event, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Intellectual Property Law.

October 31, 2014 at 5:37 pm Leave a comment

William Berman – Panel Member for the Summit: Childhood Lead Exposure and Housing Discrimination: Both Bad for Your Health

William Berman was one of the panel members for a summit on lead related housing discrimination that was organized by Boston’s Office of Fair Housing and Equity. To read more about the panel’s discussion, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

October 30, 2014 at 8:52 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Kentucky Law Journal

The Kentucky Law Journal is seeking submissions for articles for its Volume 103, Issue 4 set for publication in Spring, 2015. Papers can be on all topics , including articles previously submitted.

To submit a paper, e-mail a copy to along with your C.V. and a short abstract or cover letter. Submissions should be between 15,000 and 25,000 words.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers.


October 30, 2014 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Renewable Energy Disputes

Oil, Gas and Energy Law Journal and Transnational Dispute Management are seeking paper submissions for a joint special issue on Renewable Energy Disputes. This special issue will examine all kinds of renewable energy disputes and the basic structure of the issue will be divided into the following three categories: (1) Public International Law Disputes; (2) EU Law Disputes; and  (3) National and Subnational Law & Commercial or Contractual Law Disputes. Relevant papers, studies and comments on various aspects of these subjects, including international, regional and national disputes on various aspects of renewable energy disputes are encouraged.

Papers should be submitted to Kim Talus at and by January 15, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Energy Law.

October 28, 2014 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

David Yamada quoted in The Chicago Tribune

David Yamada was quoted in Saturday Night Live Interns Settle NBCUniversal Wage Lawsuit. To read the full article, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Labor & Employment Law.

October 24, 2014 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: ABA-IPL Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium

The American Bar Association Section of Intellectual property Law is seeking papers for its second annual Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium to be held on March 25-27 in Bethesda, MD. The event will provide an opportunity for IP scholars to present their work to an audience of practitioners distinguished in their field, and to acquaint conference attendees with important evolving scholarship.

If interested, send an abstract describing a current scholarship project in one of the following areas: (a) patent law and/or trade secret law; (ii) copyright law; or (iii) trademark law and/or unfair competition to by December 12, 2014. In the subject line of the e-mail include: “Abstract Submission for the ABA-IPL Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium.”

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for papers; Intellectual Property Law.

October 23, 2014 at 9:16 pm Leave a comment

Symposium: A Review: Peter Gerhart’s Property Law and Social Morality

Texas A&M University School of Law is hosting the Symposium: A Review: Peter Gerhart’s Property Law & Social Morality on October 24, 2014 from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. The symposium is dedicated to Gerhart’s development of a single theory to explain the relationship between common and private property and how that relationship is defined by social custom. Peter Gerhart will be making an appearance at the event.

To register for the symposium, go here. Registration is $65.00 and CLE credit is pending.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Property Law.


October 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

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