Contreras Publishes Article Critiquing NIH Policy on Genomic Data Sharing

January 24, 2015 — Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  has published an article in the journal Trends in Genetics analyzing and critiquing the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy on Genomic Data Sharing (GDS).  The policy, which goes into effect this month, covers all forms of genetic data […]

Contreras Interviewed on Research Funding at Universities

Professor Jorge Contreras was interviewed in a January 10 Salt Lake Tribune article, “U. of Utah research increasingly runs on corporate dollars.” Contreras comments on the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act, which made the intellectual property developed by the faculty doing federally funded research the property of the universities. He also says that the increase […]

Contreras Publishes Article Drawing Attention to IP Issues in Biomedical Research

In a short piece published in Nature Biotechnology, Professor Jorge Contreras together with co-authors Arti Rai (Duke) and Andrew Torrance (Kansas, MIT), draw attention to the growing number of intellectual property issues that may affect technical standards for biomedical research.  They write in response to a recent article describing the Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL), […]

Contreras Quoted in Bloomberg News, MLex about Battle over Mobile-Phone Chips

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a December 3, 2014, Bloomberg story, “Qualcomm Grip Risked as Intel, Microsoft Seek New Rules.” As explained in the story, Qualcomm is the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile-phone chips. The company’s competitors are backing a proposal […]

Contreras cited in The Oregonian on Qualcomm

In the December 3, 2014 issue of The Oregonian, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras commented on Qualcomm’s licensing policies. “For the past 20 years, people always roll their eyes and say ‘These are the bad guys,’” Contreras said. “But Qualcomm has been so smart about what they do.” Read the complete story in The […]

Contreras Publishes Articles on Internet Standardization in Telecommunications Policy Journal

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article, “Divergent Patterns of Engagement in Internet Standardization: Japan, Korea and China,” in the November 2014 Telecommunications Policy journal. According to the abstract, “this article analyzes the engagement of Japanese, Korean and Chinese participants in the development […]

Brief by Antitrust-Law Profs, including Contreras, Mentioned by CBS Sports

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was one of 15 antitrust-law professors who filed a brief in the 9th Circuit supporting the NCAA’s appeal in the Ed O’Bannon case. The professors argued that U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken erred in determining that the NCAA violated antitrust law. […]

Contreras to Speak at U of Toronto’s Patent Colloquium

On November 21, 2014, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the University of Toronto’s Third Annual Patent Colloquium. Contreras will discuss his proposed “market reliance” theory for the enforcement of “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” (FRAND) patent licensing commitments.

Contreras Hosts Patent Symposium at American University

On November 11, 2014, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will host  and moderate a symposium titled “The Future of Patent Remedies” at American University in Washington, D.C. The symposium is co-sponsored by the S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Contreras to Moderate Symposium in Washington, D.C.

On Tues Nov 11, 2014, Prof Contreras will be hosting and moderating a symposium entitled “The Future of Patent Remedies” at American University in Washington DC. The symposium is co-sponsored by the SJ Quinney College of Law.