INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW RESEARCH

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW RESEARCH

RECENT NEWS

Ryan Vacca accepted an invitation to present Percolating Intellectual Property Law Through Circuit Stewardship: Empirical and Jurisprudential Analysis of En Banc Review at Michigan State University College of Law.

Ryan Vacca’s proposal, Percolating Intellectual Property Law Through Circuit Stewardship: Empirical and Jurisprudential Analysis of En Banc Review, has been accepted for presentation at the 15th Annual IP Scholars Conference at DePaul Law School (with Peter Menell).

Ryan Vacca gave a presentation on Copyrights and Trademarks at the Akron Area Arts Alliance’s Artist as Entrepreneur Institute.

Ryan Vacca published his article, Work Made for Hire – Analyzing the Multifactor Balancing Test, in 42 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 197 (2014).

Jeff Samuels moderated session at Akron Law's 17th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference on New Post-Grant Validity Proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

FACULTY

Daniel Brean
Camilla Hrdy
Ryan Vacca

Emeritus Faculty:
Jeffrey M. Samuels
Sam Oddi


CENTER

Intellectual Property Law Center

ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW SCHOLARSHIP

Research and scholarship on Intellectual Property explores the latest insights in the areas of Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, and the intersections of these topics with other areas of the law. Members of the faculty at Akron law have recently published on topics such as cyberlaw, criminal law and IP, IP and public health, patents and genetic modification, and the evolution of IP law in the jurisprudence of the federal courts, among others.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Daniel Brean: Casting Aspersions in Patent Trials, 79 U. Pitt. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2017) (with Bryan Clark).
Daniel Brean: Pro Se Patent Appeals at the Federal Circuit, __ Stan. Tech. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2017).
Daniel Brean: Private Technology (Foreword), 16 PGH J. Tech. L. & Pol'y 1 (2016).
Daniel Brean: Patenting Physibles: A Fresh Perspective for Claiming 3d-Printable Products, 55 Santa clara L. Rev. 837 (2015).
Daniel Brean: Ending Unreasonable Royalties: Why Nominal Damages are Adequate to Compensate Patent Assertion Entities for Infringement, 39 Vermont L. Rev. 867 (2015).
Camilla Hrdy: The ALA Is Not a Taking: A Response to Dolin & Manta, 72 Wash. & Lee. L. Rev. Online 472 (2016) (with Ben Piozzi).
Camilla Hrdy: Patent Nationally, Innovate Locally, 31 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1 (2016)
Camilla Hrdy: Cluster Competition, 20 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 961 (2016).
Camilla Hrdy: Commericalization Awards, 2015 Wis. L. Rev. 13 (2015), selected for reprint in Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law: Intellectual Property and Innovation (2016).
Jeffrey M. Samuels: Intellectual Property and Public Health - A White Paper, 7 Akron J. Intell. Prop. 39 (2014) (Ryan Vacca as principal author, with James Ming Chen, Jay Dratler, Thomas Folsom, Timothy S. Hall, Yaniv Heled, Frank A. Pasquale, Elizabeth Reilly, Katherine Strandburg, Kara W. Swanson, Andrew W. Torrance, and Katharine Van Tassel).
Ryan G. Vacca: Work Made for Hire - Analyzing the Multifactor Balancing Test, 42 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 197 (2014).
Ryan G Vacca: Food for Thought: Genetically Modified Seeds as De Facto Standard Essential Patents, 85 U. Colo. L. Rev. 313 (2014) (with Benjamin Cole and Brent Horton).
Ryan G. Vacca: Intellectual Property and Public Health - A White Paper, 7 Akron J. Intell. Prop. 39 (2014) (with James Ming Chen, Jay Dratler, Thomas Folsom, Timothy S. Hall, Yaniv Heled, Frank A. Pasquale, Elizabeth Reilly, Jeffrey Samuels, Katherine Strandburg, Kara W. Swanson, Andrew W. Torrance, and Katharine Van Tassel).