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March 2nd, 2015

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    Monday, March 2, 2015
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM PIPG Beverages & Cheese #4
    Love cheese? Love hearing about Intellectual Property from your fellow classmates? Come to PIPG Beverages & Cheese #4. Listen and be informed on the newest and most interesting aspects of Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Law.

    Due to the dinner time nature of the event, we will also serve heavy appetizers. 

    When: March 2nd @ 6:30 pm
    Where: Gittis 214
    Gittis 2

March 23rd, 2015

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    Monday, March 23, 2015
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CTIC Workshop Series: Woodrow Hartzog

    The Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) is pleased to host Woodrow Hartzog, Associate Professor at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University and an Affiliate Scholar at The Center for Internet & Society at Stanford Law School, who will be discussing his paper “The Public Information Fallacy.”

    This talk is part of CTIC’s ongoing Workshop Series, which seeks to promote dialogue among law faculty interested in law and technology, including such varied topics as intellectual property, privacy, and telecommunication regulation.  The workshop series also draws faculty from across the university as well as members of the Philadelphia-area Cyberlunch group, which consists of professors from other area schools and local practitioners interested in law and technology.  The discussions have always been lively and enlightening.

    Penn Law students are welcome to attend – RSVP below.

    Faculty Lounge

April 8th, 2015

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    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CTIC Workshop Series: Ben Depoorter
    The Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) is pleased to host Ben Depoorter, Professor of Law at University of California Hastings College of the Law

    This talk is part of CTIC’s ongoing Workshop Series, which seeks to promote dialogue among law faculty interested in law and technology, including such varied topics as intellectual property, privacy, and telecommunication regulation.  The workshop series also draws faculty from across the university as well as members of the Philadelphia-area Cyberlunch group, which consists of professors from other area schools and local practitioners interested in law and technology.  The discussions have always been lively and enlightening.



    Professor Ben Depoorter is a graduate of Yale Law School (L.L.M., J.S.D.). He also holds a JD (1999) and PhD (2003) from Ghent University and a Master’s degree from the University of Hamburg (2001). He completed his studies at Yale Law School (2003) on a full scholarship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF). As an Oscar Cox Fellow at Yale, Depoorter served as an editor of the of the Yale Journal of Regulation and conducted research as a John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics, and Public Policy. He was a Santander Research Fellow at UC Berkeley and a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship. He was a visiting researcher at the Berkeley Center for Intellectual Property Law & Technology at UC Berkeley and at Stanford Law School. He received the Roger Traynor scholarship prize at UC Hastings in 2011. He currently holds the Roger J. Traynor Research Chair at U.C. Hastings and is an Affilate Scholar at the Stanford University Center for Internet & Society.

    Professor Depoorter’s scholarly interests include the enforcement of copyright law, property law theory, technology and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on behavioral research.



    Silverman 144, Faculty Lounge

April 20th, 2015

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    Monday, April 20, 2015
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CTIC Workshop Series: Michael Meurer
    The Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) is pleased to host Michael Meurer, Professor of Law at BU School of Law.

    This talk is part of CTIC’s ongoing Workshop Series, which seeks to promote dialogue among law faculty interested in law and technology, including such varied topics as intellectual property, privacy, and telecommunication regulation.  The workshop series also draws faculty from across the university as well as members of the Philadelphia-area Cyberlunch group, which consists of professors from other area schools and local practitioners interested in law and technology.  The discussions have always been lively and enlightening.
    Silverman 144, Faculty Lounge

Recent Events

February 25th, 2015

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Happy Hour: Networking with Federal Communications Bar Association

    The Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association, the Wharton School of Business, and the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition at Penn Law are jointly sponsoring a happy hour Wednesday, February 25, from 6-8 PM at Doc Magrogan’s (3432 Sansom Street).  If you have an interest in telecommunications or Internet law and policy, we encourage you to attend.

    Doc Magrogan’s 3432 Sansom Street

February 19th, 2015

  • Thursday, February 19, 2015
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Are Software Patents Critical to Innovation
    Have recent Supreme Court rulings put software patents in peril? Will the rulings impact innovation in the software industry? Are business models that do not rely on patents
    sustainable?

    Moderator:
    Zack Seward
    Editor-in-Chief of Technical.ly
    Silverman 240B

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