|0||Faculty||Chahine, Kenneth||Professor (Lecturer)||Biomedical Science, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Patent, Technology|
|Emeritus||Kogan, Terry||Professor Emeritus||Contracts, Copyright, Gender, Media Law, Patent, Trademark, Trusts and Estates|
News and Events
Patents and Coronavirus – The Research Exemption in the U.S.
By Jorge Contreras This was originally posted for the AU infojustice.org blog. The recent COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has raised numerous legal issues around the world. In this series of posts, Professor Jorge Contreras of the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, USA) discusses some of the patent and other intellectual property law implications arising from […]
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 […]