Spotlight: Bench to Bedside Competition Night

By Austen Paulsen for This year, the University of Utah’s Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) hosted the 6th annual Bench to Bedside competition on Monday, April 4th.  As patent law fellows for the CMI, Thomas Woodland, Dave Duncan and I worked with many of the competitors, explaining the process of obtaining patent protection on […]

ULaw students advance to Finals in ABA Mediation Competition

S.J. Quinney College of Law students Kevin McLean and Sam Hatziathanasiou won the ABA Mediation competition held at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on March 5-6. The team will now move onto compete in the Finals Round that will be held in New York next month. Congratulations again to all those who participated, Adrienne […]

U students advance to next round of Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

A team of S.J. Quinney College of Law students have qualified for the White & Case International Rounds  of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition for the first time in history. The U’s team of Tejay Coon, David Ferguson, Brent Huff, Charlotte Kiefer and Liz Thomas qualified for the international rounds at a regional […]

Law students advance to finals of Transactional LawMeet

S.J. Quinney College of Law students Raj Dhaliwal, Kyler O’Brien, Aaron Smith and Aaron Wade recently competed on the law school’s behalf in the Western Regionals for the 2016 Transactional LawMeet. In the regional competition, the team represented a biotech startup in a merger with another biotech firm. The U’s team won the Western Regional […]

Students compete successfully at Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

S.J. Quinney College of Law students Dillon Olson, Meg Osswald and Libby Park recently competed at the Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, adding another chapter to the U’s remarkable success at environmental, energy, and other national moot court competitions. The Pace competition is the largest and oldest environmental law moot court in the U.S. with […]

Law students shine at National Moot Court Competition in New York

A team of students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law earned impressive marks at the National Moot Court Competition held earlier this month in New York. Students Sara Parker, Jon Williams and Jeremy Brodis advanced as far as any Utah team has advanced in more than a decade —making it to […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law Top 12 Highlights From 2015

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law had a wonderful year, and extends holiday greetings to all of our friends! Here are the College of Law’s top 12 highlights of 2015.   U Celebrates Grand Opening of Award-Winning College of Law Building – Sept. 1, 2015 – The University of Utah today celebrated […]

Bludworth Grabs Honors at Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution Competition

On November 13, 2015, the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution (CSDR) at the University of Missouri School of Law announced the winners of a student writing competition organized by the CSDR. The competition was offered in conjunction with the Journal of Dispute Resolution symposium entitled “Beyond the FAA: Arbitration Procedure, Practice, and Policy […]

College of Law’s Negotiation Teams Excel at Regional Competition

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 2015 Negotiation Team excelled at the Regional Competition held the weekend of November 13-14, 2015 at BYU. Two teams represented the College of Law in the competition: Kevin McLean and Vanessa Walsh; and Liza Barton and Blake Van Zile. A total of 24 teams from 12 different law […]

Law Students Gain Patent Experience, Foster Healthcare Innovation in Bench-to-Bedside Program

The Bench-to-Bedside program is a competition that matches College of Law students who are interested in protecting inventors’ intellectual property with University of Utah medical, business and engineering students who are working as teams to provide healthcare innovations. The program allows College of Law students to obtain extensive patent-related experience under the supervision of Professor […]