Professor Sahar Aziz presented “Economic and Political Stability in Egypt” to the Canadian Security Intelligence Services (Dec. 6, 2016).
Associate Professor Mark Edwin Burge presented “Thinking Like a Transactional Lawyer” at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin (Dec. 9, 2016).
Professor William Byrnes was the #9 SSRN-ranked tax professor of the year through Dec. 1, 2016.
- Quoted in “About to retire? How to figure out whether to take a lump sum, an annuity, or a mix of both,” Market Watch (Dec. 24, 2016).
- Wrote the following media articles in ThinkAdvisor with Robert Bloink:
- Published the following book supplements:
- “Federal Taxation of Oil and Gas Transactions” Publication 280 Release 76 (Dec. 2016).
- “Practical Guide To U.S. Transfer Pricing,” Matthew Bender-LexisNexis, Publication 1,353 Release 10 (Dec. 2016).
- “Foreign Tax & Trade Briefs,” Matthew Bender-LexisNexis, Publication 290 Release 519 (Dec. 2016).
- “International Withholding Tax Treaty Guide,” Matthew Bender-LexisNexis, Publication 292 Release 149 (Dec. 2016).
Professor Michael Z. Green was quoted in the Texas Record article “Professor says injunction on Obama’s overtime rule is not arbitrary,” (Dec. 2, 2016).
Professor Bill Henning attended meetings in Philadelphia of the Uniform Law Commission’s (ULC’s) Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code and the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code (PEB). The PEB is a joint committee of the ULC and the American Law Institute, the UCC’s sponsoring organizations, which oversees the development of the UCC, discourages non-uniform amendments, and publishes reports and commentaries on important topics related to the UCC. (Dec. 1-2, 2016).
Associate Professor Carol Pauli presented “Fostering Resilience and Belonging in Marginalized Law Students” at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Conference at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Dec. 10, 2016).
Associate Professor Lisa A. Rich presented, “One–pagers, Testimony, and Rulemaking Comment, Oh My! Teaching Public Policy Drafting Techniques in a Law School Setting” at the 5th Colonial Frontier Legal Writing Conference at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Penn. (Dec. 3, 2016).
Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat was an invited speaker at the 2016 Patent Quality Conference: Advancing Patent Quality across the IP Community hosted at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and co-organized by Duke Law School and Santa Clara Law School. The slate of conference speakers included current and former USPTO and European Patent Office officials, judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and experts from industry and academia (Dec. 13, 2016).
Professor Peter Yu delivered the 20th ACIP Intellectual Property Forum lecture, "The RCEP and Trans-Pacific Copyright Norms," at the Intellectual Property School of South China University of Technology in Guangzhou, China (Dec. 20, 2016).
Gave a faculty talk on "The Pathways of Multinational Intellectual Property Dispute Settlement" at Peking University—School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China (Dec. 21, 2016).
Also provided a public lecture at Peking University on the new intellectual property norms that are being developed through the negotiation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (Dec. 21, 2016).
Delivered an opening presentation on "Thinking about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement" at the Intellectual Property and Trade Conference at the University of Economics and Law of Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam (Dec. 7-8, 2016).
Spoke to the business law faculty on "Intellectual Property Developments and the Changing Business Culture in China" at Nanyang Business School in Singapore (Dec. 2, 2016).
- Published "Five Decades of Intellectual Property and Global Development," 8 WIPO J. 1 (2016).
Published "The Competing Objectives Underlying the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage," in Propriedade Intelectual: Desenvolvimento na Agricultura (Denis B. Barbosa & Marcos Wachowicz eds., GEDAI/UFPR 2016).
Shared his view on the U.S. Trade Representative's "Notorious Markets List" with China Daily (Dec. 23, 2016).