"Intellectual Property in All the New Places" Symposium

Texas A&M University School of Law
Friday-Saturday, ​April 15-16, 2016

This symposium examines new situations in which IP issues may arise, such as those surrounding cloud computing, 3D printing, synthetic biology and robotics. It explores the following questions: Should IP rights be protected in these situations? What are the strengths and weaknesses of such protection? Are there alternatives? And how do IP rights interact with each other?

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To register to attend, please email Denise Devine at ddevine@law.tamu.edu.

Texas A&M University School of Law IP FacultyIP-Faculty

Keynote Luncheon Speaker

David J. Kappos, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (2009-2013)

Confirmed Presenters

  • Prof. Margo Bagley, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Prof. Shyamkrishna Balganesh, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Prof. Ann Bartow, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Prof. Sandra Braman, Department of Communication, Texas A&M University
  • Prof. Annemarie Bridy, University of Idaho College of Law
  • Prof. Dan L. Burk, University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • Prof. John T. Cross, University of Louisville School of Law
  • Prof. Jeremy de Beer, Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa (Canada)
  • Prof. Deven R. Desai, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Graeme Dinwoodie, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (U.K.)
  • Prof. Rochelle C. Dreyfuss, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Christine Haight Farley, American University Washington College of Law
  • Prof. William W. Fisher, Harvard Law School
  • Prof. Susy Frankel, School of Law, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
  • Prof. Shubha Ghosh, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Prof. Wendy J. Gordon, Boston University School of Law
  • Prof. Debora Halbert, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Prof. Laura A. Heymann, William & Mary Law School
  • Prof. Mark D. Janis, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Prof. Jay P. Kesan, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Prof. Mary LaFrance, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Prof. Michael J. Madison, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Prof. Mark P. McKenna, Notre Dame Law School
  • Prof. Stephen R. Munzer, UCLA School of Law
  • Prof. Lisa P. Ramsey, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Prof. Zahr Said, University of Washington School of Law
  • Prof. Martin R.F. Senftleben, VU University Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Jessica Silbey, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Prof. Greg R. Vetter, University of Houston Law Center

Conference Fellows

  • Bryan H. Choi, Fellow, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Prof. Sapna Kumar, University of Houston Law Center
  • Prof. Doris Estelle Long, John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • Prof. Nicola Lucchi, Jönköping International Business School (Sweden)
  • Prof. Connie D. Nichols, Baylor Law School
  • Prof. W. Keith Robinson, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University
  • Prof. Sun Haochen, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
  • Joy Y. Xiang, Intellectual Property Fellow, Chicago-Kent College of Law​