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Rising 3L Bossard Selected to Attend Intellectual Property Law Institute

In June 2015, Justin Bossard, a rising 3L, was selected to attend the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute in DC, a week-long intensive IP event for 25 Hispanic law students from across the country. Jorge Contreras, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, also teaches each year at the […]

Contreras Speaks in Poland

From September 3-11, Professor Jorge Contreras will be in Poland (Cracow, Warsaw and Poznan) for a series of speaking engagements organized by the Polish Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and Adam Mickiewicz University. The events will focus on patents and commercialization of technology in developing economies, particularly in Poland. Contreras has ongoing collaborations with scholars […]

Rinehart Quoted in Tribune on Salt Lake Comic Con Trademark Case

Amelia Rinehart, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by the Salt Lake Tribune on July 31, 2014 about the continued trademark battle between the Salt Lake and the San Diego Comic Book Conventions. To read the article click here.

Rinehart Interviewed about Salt Lake Comic Con Case

Amelia Rinehart, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by the Salt Lake Tribune on July 28, 2014 about the legal naming dispute between the San Diego Comic-Con, the nation’s largest Comic Book Convention, and the Salt Lake Comic Con, which launched last year. San Diego […]

College of Law Welcomes Jorge Contreras to Faculty

Jorge L. Contreras joins the faculty of the University of Utah as an Associate Professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at the School of Medicine. Professor Contreras teaches in the areas of intellectual property, law and science, and property law. He has […]

Rising 3L Smurthwaite Presents at IP Conference in Shanghai

Taylor Smurthwaite, a rising 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who is currently completing an international law internship in China, recently had the opportunity to present at an IP conference in Shanghai. “The Sixth Annual Chinese IP Counsel Congress was a crash course in intellectual property, as well as an […]

Hollywood Insiders to Reveal Inner Workings of Film Biz and Law at Oct. 25 Seminar

Since the earliest days of cinema, Hollywood has come to Utah for its scenery. The dramatic buttes of Monument Valley have been favored backdrops for iconic westerns. The sylvan mountain valleys have “stood in” for locales from Switzerland to Colorado, and the eerily empty Salt Flats have approximated locations ranging from airless Mars to a […]

Quinney College IP Moot Court Team Advances to Nationals

From March 20-22, two teams from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law competed in the Western Regional Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition, which was held in the Palo Alto, California offices of the law firm of Morrison and Foerster. According to team coach David Jones, a Salt Lake City attorney […]

Quinney College Students Victorious in IP Moot Court Competition

February 17,2009 It was announced today that the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s own Alex Stein and Abe Bates defeated the BYU team in the final round of the Giles Rich IP Moot Court local competition. This may qualify the Stein-Bates team to participate in the regional competition to be held in Houston, Silicon Valley, […]

Quinney College Students Bates and Stein the Winning Team in Giles Rich Moot Court Competition

  By Leah Willis On January 16, S.J. Quinney College of Law students Abe Bates and Alex Stein took first place in the local Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition. Commendable performances also were given by teams comprised of Quinney College students Tim Nichols and Jeremy Blain, who took second place; Greg Baker and […]