February 19th, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 20156:00 PM - 8:00 PM Are Software Patents Critical to InnovationHave 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
Editor-in-Chief of Technical.lySilverman 240B
Thursday, February 19, 201512:00 PM - 1:30 PM CTIC Student Workshop Series: Haig FarrisHaig Farris will present. Lunch will be served. Space is limited to 45.
February 12th, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 201512:00 PM - 1:00 PM CTIC Workshop Series: Robert D. Cooter
The Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) is pleased to host Robert D. Cooter, Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law; Co-Director, Law and Economics Program at Berkeley 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
January 29th, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 201512:00 PM - 1:00 PM CTIC Student Workshop Series: Gerard (Jerry) LewisPlease join CTIC for a presentation by Gerard (Jerry) Lewis. Lunch will be served.
December 9th, 2014
Tuesday, December 9, 20144:30 PM - 6:00 PM Cybersecurity and Law Enforcement Back Doors: Risk Regulation SeminarThis panel will explore the legal and technical issues surrounding the difficult policy question regarding law enforcement agencies’ ability to bypass software security to gain access to user data. Cybersecurity experts, such as those on this panel, agree that the creation of security “back doors” carries a significant risk of weakening system security in unexpected ways. In other words, laws or policies that allow back door access by the government can easily become a vector for criminals and foreign intelligence agencies to hack into government, commercial, and individual computer systems and networks.G50 Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street
November 20th, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 201412:00 PM - 1:30 PM CTIC Lunchtime Speaker Series: Matthew Pearson L’05Please join the Penn Law Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) at our Lunchtime Speaker Series with speaker Matthew Pearson L’05, from Akin Gump.
Matthew A. Pearson concentrates on patent litigation. He works on cases in a range of technologies, including antibody therapies, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology and medical devices.
Penn Law students are welcome to attend, please RSVP. Lunch will be provided.Silverman 147
November 18th, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 20144:30 PM - 5:30 PM Lessons in Policy Entrepreneurship Drawn from the Obama Presidency and Technology AdventuresJoin the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative for a lecture by Reed Hundt, the Penn Wharton PPI Fellow in Technology Policy. The title of talk is Lessons in Policy Entrepreneurship Drawn from the Obama Presidency and Technology Adventures.
Reed Hundt was Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1993 to 1997. He was an advisor to Barack Obama on technology and communications issues during the Obama Presidential campaign, and he served on the Obama transition team. He is currently the CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, and author of several books including Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform (2013).Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall, Room 1206
November 16th, 2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014Call for Applications: Spring 2015 Internship with Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) at Penn Law has coordinated with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to offer a term-length internship opportunity with EFF in San Francisco for the spring 2015 semester. This internship has been approved for twelve academic credits.
November 13th, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 20144:30 PM Penn Intellectual Property Group (PIPG) Beverages & Cheese #2Love cheese? Love hearing about Intellectual Property from your fellow classmates? Come to PIPG Beverages & Cheese #2. Listen and be informed on the newest and most interesting aspects of Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Law.
When: November 13 @ 4:30 pm
Where: 240 bSilverman 240B
November 12th, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 201412:00 PM Penn Intellectual Property Group (PIPG) 1L Summer Jobs PanelInterested in Intellectual Property? Come listen to 2Ls and 3Ls describe the search for the “perfect” IP-focused 1L summer job.
When: November 12 @ 12:00 pm
Lunch will be provided!Silverman 240A