History of Featrued Speakers

2013

Prof. Dan L. Burk
Professor, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, visited The University of Akron School of Law as part of the annual Albert and Vern Oldham Intellectual Property law lecture series.  His topic was "The Nature of Patentable Subject Matter."

2012

Professor Eric Goldman,
Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law, visited The University of Akron School of Law as part of the annual Albert and Vern Oldham Intellectual Property law lecture series.  His topic was "Regulating Reputation Systems."
 

2011
Michael R. Klipper, Meyer, Klipper & Mohr, PLLC
Mr. Klipper  visited The University of Akron School of Law April 7, 2011 as part of the annual Albert and Vern Oldham Intellectual Property Law lecture series. His topic was "The Intersection of Copyright Law and the Constitution."

2010
Professor Michael Meurer
Professor, Boston University School of Law, visited The University of Akron School of Law April 15, 2010 as part of the annual Albert and Vern Oldham Intellectual Property Law lecture series.  His topic was "Patent Failure."

2009
Professor Graeme B. Dinwoodie
Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, visited The University of Akron School of Law April 13, 2009 as part of the annual Albert and Vern Oldham Intellectual Property Law lecture series. His topic was “Trademarks as Keywords.”
April 13, 2009

2008
Arti K. Rai
Professor, Duke University School of Law
“The Supreme Court (Re)Discovers Patents: Implications for the Biopharmaceutical Industry.”
April 10, 2008

2007
Paul Goldstein, Esq.
Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law
Stanford Law School
“Professor Goldstein is one of the leading academics in the area of copyright law, and is the author of the text book the School of Law uses for the intro to IP course. He recently wrote a work of fiction entitled “Errors and Omissions”.
April 12, 2007

2006
Kevin P. Anderson, Esq.
Wiley Rein & Fielding
“The BlackBerry Case: How a $23 million verdict became a $612 million settlement”
Nov. 9, 2006

Kimberly A. Moore
Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
“Patent Lemmings”
Feb. 23, 2006

2005
Charles R. McManis
Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law,
Washington University
“Bridging the Gown-Town Gap: Bring Academic Research to Market”
April 18, 2005

2004
James West, inventor (electret microphone)

1999
Raymond Damadian, inventor (MRI)