Please join us for a book talk with Orly Lobel. Lunch will be served for students attending in person.
Co-sponsored by the Penn Intellectual Property Group (PIPG), Internet, Tech, and Society Collective (ITSC), and Entertainment & Sports Law Society (ESLS)
We are delighted to welcome Marc Paul L ’94 to the law school on October 12. Paul will talk about his career in government and the private sector, his law school experience, and his work at Charter Communications, a telecommunications and mass media company that offers its services to consumers and businesses under the branding of Spectrum.
Join us for a discussion with Penn faculty about current and emerging issues in technology, intellectual property, and entertainment and media law.
Register for this virtual event This program has been approved for 8.0 Substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should make a payment via the online registration link in the amount of $320.00 ($160.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys). In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, passwords provided throughout the program must be noted in your evaluation form. Penn Carey Law Alumni receive CLE credits free through The W.P. Carey Foundation’s generous commitment to Lifelong Learning.
Legislators on both sides of the Atlantic have placed increasing focus on big tech platforms. Europe’s recently enacted Digital Markets Act reflects a new approach that bases liability on the size of firms rather than market dominance and employs regulatory-style remedies. Both houses of the U.S. Congress are considering following suit. Do we really need new rules? Is competition truly in peril? How will these new rules affect markets and consumers? Humboldt University Professor Heike Schweitzer, coauthor of the European Commission’s Report on Competition Policy for the Digital Era, and University of Pennsylvania Professor Herbert Hovenkamp, senior coauthor of the leading antitrust treatise, will discuss and debate these important questions.
Please join Penn Law Federalist Society and the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition on Thursday, April 14 in Gittis 2 at noon for a discussion between Professors Adam Candeub (Michigan State) and Christopher Yoo (Penn) on the growing threat to the free flow of ideas that comes from private censorship.
Join CTIC, PIPG, and ITSC on Friday, April 1 to hear an exciting panel discuss the democratic regulation of AI Systems! The event will be held virtually, and a registration form will soon be provided.
This symposium will unveil a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics devoted to Health Law and Anti-Racism, with panel discussions on health law and policing, industry and the environment, health care and research, and anti-racist teaching and practice.
Join us to hear from this Penn Law alum about his time in private practice and working as a judicial clerk.
Join Penn Law ACS for an all-day conference on Friday, March 25 at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, featuring panels by leading privacy experts and scholars, including special guest U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Panel topics will include: Free Speech and Social Media, Medical Autonomy & COVID-19, Reproductive Justice in a (Possibly) Post-Roe Landscape, Voter Privacy & Election Integrity: The 2020 Election & Ongoing Threats to Democracy, and more! Register here
Join us on March 17 at 12pm to learn about the law and engineering joint degree programs, the JD/MCIT and JD/MSE. The JD/MCIT requires no prior engineering or computer science background and is ideal for those interested in the practice of law and information technology. The JD/MSE is intended for students with a strong undergraduate background in engineering or computer science. Students will also hear about the CTIC Interdisciplinary Scholarship Program that awards scholarships to Penn Law students through a competitive process.
Join us to hear from this exciting panel on their cutting-edge practices and distinguished careers. A boxed lunch will be available “to go” after the event for those who register.
This event, which is co-organized by the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) and the Penn Program on Regulation, is part of the 2021-2022 Lecture Series on Race and Regulation. Professor Anita L. Allen, the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Penn Law, will present her new, pathbreaking paper calling for privacy law to explicitly take race into account. Professor Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Associate Professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, will serve as discussant. Professor Christopher S. Yoo, the John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer and Information Science at Penn Law and director of CTIC, will moderate.
The Journal of Law & Innovation is excited to present this year’s symposium: Innovation and Criminal Justice. Technological advancement continues to impact every aspect of the criminal justice system, from crowdsourced surveillance to the use of algorithms in sentencing decisions. These innovations have the power to advance justice and efficiency or exacerbate existing legal and societal flaws. It is more important than ever for us to examine technological innovation and confront its impact on criminal justice.
Join us as we hear from Teddi about her career in the New York office of a large and prestigious Silicon Valley firm and how Penn helped prepare her.
Choose Your Medicine examines an under-explored theme of American history, law, and medicine that is more relevant today than ever. Prof. Grossman’s book provides a comprehensive account of the concept of freedom of therapeutic choice in the United States and considers how persistent but evolving notions of a right to therapeutic choice have affected American health policy, law, and regulation from the Revolution through the Trump Era.
Join the Penn Law Antitrust Association (PLAA) first annual seminar on October 29, 2021! In a hybrid format, the event will host leading scholars and practitioners from the public and private sectors in selected panels to explore the latest antitrust discussions spanning various areas and key topics of competition around the globe.
Join us as we hear from Susan Spaeth about her incredible career and how Penn Law helped prepare her. This event is open to all Law School students interested.
Watch and join us for an in-depth discussion of new and emerging developments in technology, intellectual property, and entertainment & media law.
You can watch and learn about all the exciting law and technology opportunities at Penn!
a virtual event co-sponsored by CTIC and The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences by invitation only
This event is open to current Faculty, Staff, and Students, as well as Law School Alumni.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:30-6:00pm ET University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School– Virtual Event When Congress passed COVID-19 relief at the end of 2020, it also enacted the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act). The Act created the Copyright Claims Board as an alternative venue to resolve small claims of copyright infringement. However, skeptics fear that the Act, rather than resolving existing complications with online copyright infringement, will instead harm everyday users of the Internet. The panel of distinguished experts will discuss implications of the CASE Act as well as potential developments in copyright law, such as Senator Thom Tillis’s proposal of the Digital Copyright Act (DCA).
Join us as we hear from Susan Spaeth about her incredible career and how Penn Law helped prepare her.
Please join Professors Kevin Werbach and Christopher Yoo for a discussion on key issues in communications law and policy that are likely to emerge in 2021.
Join us as we hear from Osagie Imasogie about his incredible career and how Penn Law helped prepare him.
This program has been approved for 1.5 Substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should make a payment via the online registration link in the amount of $60.00 ($30.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys). In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, passcodes provided throughout the program must be noted in your evaluation form. Penn Law Alumni receive CLE credits free through The W.P. Carey Foundation’s generous commitment to Lifelong Learning.
Join us to hear from this distinguished alum about his interesting and successful career and how Penn Law helped prepare him.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) and Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences are pleased to announce their new initiative on “The Economics of Digital Services.” Thanks to the generosity of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, this initiative will provide grants to support new research into the impact of data and algorithms and innovative business models on digital platforms. CTIC and the Warren Center are delighted to bring together a distinguished panel of experts to commemorate the launch of this new endeavor. They will offer their perspectives on the type of research scholars and enforcement officials need to support good policymaking in this area. [Event registration] This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should make a payment via the online registration link in the amount of $40.00 ($20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys). In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, passcodes provided throughout the program must be noted in your evaluation form.
This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should make a payment via the online registration link in the amount of $40.00 ($20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys). In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, passcodes provided throughout the program must be noted in your evaluation form.
Take advantage of the opportunity to hear from a recent Penn Law graduate about his experience as an Associate at a large West Coast firm and the ways in which Penn Law prepared him for practice. Paul Ford is an Associate at Perkins Coie, resident in San Francisco. His practice focuses on emerging companies and venture capital law, as well as Blockchain technology and digital currency. Ford graduated from Penn Law in 2018. While at Penn, he served as an associate editor of the Asian Law Review and a board editor of the Journal of Law & Innovation. Ford earned his M.B.A. with a concentration in finance and a B.S. in business administration from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. He gained significant experience interning at several major financial institutions and on Capitol Hill. To RSVP for this event, please click here.
The esteemed Faculty of The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) will highlight and explore cases on the Supreme Court’s docket for the October 2020 term! To join us for this event, feel free to follow this Zoom link.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition invites you to an information session to learn about opportunities in law and technology, including: Joint Degrees in Law & Engineering The Detkin Intellectual Property & Technology Legal Clinic Journal of Law & Innovation Career Speaker Series Summer Public Interest Fellowships Internships Penn Intellectual Property Group Research Opportunities To attend the event, please RSVP HERE.
Join CTIC for this discussion with Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs at the U.S. Patent Office, and Professor Cynthia Dahl. The program will be followed by a casual reception. Please come back soon for more information and the chance to register for this event.
Professor Gideon Paul Gugliuzza will present his paper “Law, Fact, and Patent Validity.” This event is open to the Law & Technology Scholarship Colloquium and all Penn Law Faculty.
Join us for an in-depth review of the new developments in law and technology. Penn faculty will explore opinions in recently decided cases, newly enacted and pending legislation, and other major changes to the legal landscape affecting innovation and related fields. The program will be followed by a causal reception.
Interested in law and technology? Join CTIC Professors Wagner, Balganesh and Yoo, and this year’s Journal of Law & Innovation Editors-in-Chief, Saba Bajwa and Michael Buchwald to learn about the Journal and the opportunity to participate in 2020-2021. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition will host this panel discussion with Professors Herbert Hovenkamp and Thomas Fetzer, which will be moderated by Professor Christopher Yoo. This program has been approved for 1.5 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $60.00 ($30.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Ethical Algorithm The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design By Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth
The Journal of Law & Innovation presents its annual symposium.
This workshop brings together researchers and practitioners in the world of Cyber Insurance and Cyber Resilience to discuss topics facing the field today. This is a closed door meeting and attendance is by invitation only.
Come hear the Director of Patents and AGC at Hewlett Packard Enterprise speak about her career and the path it took to get there. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Come hear the Senior Legal Director of Global Cybersecurity and Product & Application Security at DellTechnologies speak about her career and the journey to where she is now. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Join CTIC to discuss the new California Privacy Statute as well as the January 1 compliance with GDPR.
Take advantage of the opportunity to hear from an accomplished Penn Law graduate who is a leader in his field. Lunch will be provided. You must RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Come hear Jennifer Ying speak to students about her work, career, and time at Penn Law. Lunch will be served. RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Closed-door meeting--by invitation only.
An introduction to the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition, the Detkin Intellectual Property & Technology Legal Clinic, and the many opportunities in law and technology available to students.
An introduction to the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition, the Detkin Intellectual Property & Technology Legal Clinic, and the many opportunities in law and technology available to students.
By Invitation Only.
Academics in both fields gather to present works-in-progress. By invitation only.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Technology invites the Faculty to join as Professor Randal C. Picker, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at The University of Chicago Law School, presents his paper.
Marc Paul, Penn Law alum and Executive at Charter Communications, will speak to students about his work, career and time at Penn Law. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to be counted.
Please join Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Faculty and current members of the Journal of Law & Innovation, to learn about the Journal and the application process to become a member. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Journal of Law & Innovation Symposium Presentations will include hot topics in the cyber law space, such as the function of smart contracts, regulation of algorithmic agreements, enforceability of privacy policies, and aspects of internet architecture. Please RSVP below.
Recent European judicial decisions and changes in the restructuring of the administrative apparatus in China and other countries have provided an opportune moment to reconsider the proper role of due process principles in competition law enforcement. This conference will release a new international study comparing transparency and fairness in competition law enforcement in Europe, China, and the U.S. It will also feature a keynote address by European Court of Justice Advocate Generale and former Giovanni Pitruzzella and panels of distinguished current and former jurists and competition policymakers to explore key issues such as the disclosure of evidence to the parties, separation of investigatory and adjudicative personnel, and judicial review.
The growing importance of big data, artificial intelligence, and algorithms has stimulated an intense debate about their implications for competition law. This conference, which will also feature a keynote address by former U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chair Maureen Ohlhausen, will explore the technical and economic foundations of big data and examine the proper application of concepts such as algorithmic collusion, abuse of dominance, and merger analysis.
As DMCA approaches its 20th anniversary, it is worth examining the extent to which it has realized its stated goals and objectives. Our panel of experts will provide varying perspectives on the DMCA.
Come hear Penn Law Alum Katherine Leibowitz L’94 discuss her career and the path that got her there. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
Professors Balganesh, Dahl, Wagner, and Yoo will discuss patent, copyright, and antitrust cases to be heard by the Supreme Court during the October 2018 Term.
CTIC faculty, along with administrative personnel and leadership of technology-oriented students groups, will discuss all of the opportunities in law and technology at Penn Law.
Attendance by invitation only.
CTIC Welcomes Professor Sharona Hoffman, who will be presenting her paper to the faculty.
Professor Baker will host a Financial Technology Conference on automated financial advisors sponsored by CTIC. This event is by invitation only.
A day of discussion and celebration as CTIC celebrates its 10th Anniversary!
Prof. Franzoni will be presenting his paper “Legal Change in the Face of Uncertainty” to any interested faculty members.
In May 2017, the Supreme Court decided the landmark case of TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. The TC Heartland decision overruled a 26-year-old precedent of the Federal Circuit and ended an era during which, by 2015, more than 40% of all patent infringement suits were being brought in a single judicial district (E.D. Tex.) to much public and scholarly outcry. In the aftermath of TC Heartland these circumstances gave rise to the question: just what had patent venue law actually been between 1990 and 2017? Join us for an in-depth discussion of TC Heartland and its implications for patent law and practice.
Join the Co-Head of Weil’s Intellectual Property & Media practice, Benjamin Marks. His areas of concentration include copyright, trademark, misappropriation, music licensing, unfair competition, and First Amendment issues. Ben will be joined a couple of Associates in the practice group. This discussion will focus on what it means to practice IP Media law, and stories of interesting past cases. Catered lunch will be served.
Come hear the President of MLR Holdings and Executive VP of 451 Group, and Penn Law Alum Bill Rock L’08 discuss his career and the path that got him there. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
A discussion of emerging legal issues in blockchain, with an emphasis on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). Such varied piece of code have spawned a rapidly expanding market, and a wide variety of urgent legal questions. The panel will discuss the applicable legal regimes (including securities, commercial and corporate law) touching ICO transactions, as well as offer suggestions for the near-term future of ICO regulation.
Come hear Corinne Militello, Penn Law Alum and counsel at Ballard Spahr, discuss her career and the path that led her there. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for lunch.
This Penn Program on Regulation workshop will feature a keynote talk by Judge James Robart.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop is pleased to have Janet Freilich presenting her paper, “False Prophets: The Problem of Fictional Data in Patents” to any interested Penn Law Faculty.
CTIC would like to invite you to hear speaker and Penn Law alum James Wiley discuss his chosen career path and current position at the FCC. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP below to be counted for Lunch.
Watch the live stream of this event The January 4 release of the Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order marked the most recent turn of events in the longstanding and ever-changing debate over net neutrality. Come hear two leading experts explore what the agency’s action means and what the future might hold for Internet policy. The program will be followed by an informal reception.
Recent empirical studies have raised the concern that the pool of available trademarks may be becoming depleted. A distinguished group of commentators will present papers presenting the empirical evidence and exploiting possible solutions.
Take advantage of the opportunity to hear from an incredibly accomplished Penn Law graduate. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to be counted for lunch.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop is pleased to have Professor Jeremy Sheff presenting his paper.
USTPO and Penn Law’s fall 2017 Visiting Policy Fellow for the Leo Model Foundation
Professor Christopher Yoo, Professor Thomas Fetzer of the University of Mannheim, and Professor Huang Yong of the University of International Business & Economics, will host an internal discussion comparing competition law enforcement procedures in China, the EU, and the U.S. By invitation only.
Take advantage of the opportunity to hear from an incredibly accomplished Penn Law graduate about life as an Intellectual Property litigator and her career path. All class levels are invited to attend.
The Northwestern, Penn, and Stanford Law Schools are pleased to announce the creation of a new Junior Faculty Forum dedicated to interdisciplinary scholarship focusing on the intersection of Law and Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM). The forum will be held each fall, rotating among Northwestern, Penn, and Stanford. The inaugural forum will be held at Penn Law in Philadelphia on October 6-7, 2017. This event is by invitation only.
Join us for an in-depth preview of the patent law cases scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court during the October 2017 Term.
Come and meet your friendly Penn Intellectual Property Group (PIPG) members at our kick-off meeting for the year. Learn about what events we have planned and how you can get involved. Light snacks and beverages will be provided
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop is pleased to have Professor Joseph Fishman presenting his paper.