Contreras Publishes Article on Identifying Genetic Markers for Adverse Drug Reaction Susceptibility

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery on a public-private consortium dedicated to the identification and public release of genetic markers for adverse drug reaction susceptibility. Click here to read the article.

Contreras to Discuss Narrative Themes in Myriad Genetics Cases at Lewis & Clark Law School, Oct. 24

On October 24, Jorge Contreras will present his work describing the narrative themes that emerged from the Myriad Genetics gene patenting case as part of the “IP in the Trees” speaker series at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland. Contreras argues that the litigants and commenters on the controversial case adopted a set of six distinct […]

Contreras Speaks At Indiana U on State’s Role in Creating, Maintaining Biomedical Data

On Friday, Oct. 10, Jorge Contreras participated in a workshop convened at Indiana University on the subject “Big Data is not a Monolith.” He will discuss his work concerning the role of the state in creating and maintaining large collections of biomedical data.  This work will be published in a book to be released by MIT […]

Contreras Speaks at Michigan State Law Review Symposium

On October 3, 2014, Jorge Contreras spoke tomorrow about his work on Patent Pledges at the Michigan State Law Review’s Annual Symposium Public Domain(s): Law, Generating Knowledge, and Furthering innovation in the Information Economy.

Contreras Speaks on IP Licensing at U of Houston

On September 22-23, Professor Jorge Contreras was invited to Houston to give a series of talks regarding intellectual property licensing to faculty, students and alumni of the University of Houston Law Center. The series of three talks focuses on different aspects of technical standard-setting, with an emphasis on the licensing of patents under “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” […]

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 […]

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 […]