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.

Contreras to Speak on Patents in Telecom in Washington, D.C.

On November 6, 2014, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak in Washington, D.C. at the Patents in Telecom conference sponsored by George Washington University and University College London. Contreras will address patent issues in telecom standardization organizations.

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 […]