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0FacultyRinehart, AmeliaAssociate Dean for Faculty Research and Development, ProfessorContracts, Intellectual Property, Patent
0FacultyChahine, KennethProfessor (Lecturer)Biomedical Science, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Patent, Technology
0FacultyKogan, TerryProfessorContracts, Copyright, Gender, Media Law, Patent, Trademark, Trusts and Estates

News and Events

Contreras participates in discussion about IP in China

On Thursday, Oct. 5, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras spoke at the US Patent & Trademark Office’s (USPTO) and Utah Bar’s “China IP Road Show”, where he discussed issues faced by technology companies seeking to do business in China. Event web site: http://wtcutah.com/event/china-intellectual-property-road-show/

Contreras interviewed by Law360 on TV patents

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras was interviewed by Law360 in an article titled, “5 Times TV Tried (And Sometimes Failed) To Tackle Patents.”

Contreras to discuss patents on Capitol Hill briefing

On June 14, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will participate in a Capitol Hill Staff Briefing in Washington, DC, entitled “Understanding the Standard-Essential Patent-FRAND Debate”.  The briefing will seek to inform legislative staff from both houses of Congress about the issues surrounding patent protection for standards-essential patents in today’s international litigation environment.

Contreras to speak at patent conference in New Delhi

On June 10-11, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will speak at the Second International Conference on Standardization, Patents and Competition Issues: Developments and Perspectives in the Asia Pacific region and Europe held in New Delhi. Contreras has conducted several studies of the Indian patent system, and will present recent work relating to […]

Rinehart quoted in the Deseret News about Supreme Court patent ruling

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amelia Rinehart was interviewed by the Deseret News about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday May 22. The ruling closes the loophole that allowed suing parties to choose which court to take their case. Rinehart stated: “Nonpracticing entities can buy a patent on the open […]

Contreras addressed IP section of the Utah Bar on proposed legislative amendments

  On Apr. 25, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras addressed the IP Section of the Utah Bar Association regarding proposed legislative amendments to the standards for patentable subject matter under Section 1010 of the Patent Act. A copy of his presentation can be found here »

Contreras to participate in PLI Patent Law Institute seminar

On Apr. 27, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will speak at the 11th Annual PLI Patent Law Institute in San Francisco on the topic of calculating “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” (FRAND) royalties for standards-essential patents.

Contreras to speak on patents at Creative Commons Global Summit

On Sun. Apr. 30, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will be speaking at the Creative Commons Global Summit in Toronto on the topic of patent pledges and other private ordering structures for broadening access to patented technologies.

Contreras to present on “Silly Patents” at St. Louis University School of Law

On Wednesday, Apr. 19, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will be presenting his work on “Silly Patents” to the faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law. In this work, Contreras explores deficiencies in the patent examination process that has led to the issuance of patents on everyday […]

Contreras commentary on UK High Court Patent decision cited by media outlets

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras’s recent commentary on the UK High Court (Patent) decision in Unwired Planet v. Huawei has been mentioned by several media outlets over the past week (PatentLYO, Comparative Patent Remedies). Contreras was quoted in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) discussing the impact that the UK decision […]