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Louisiana’s Right of Publicity Legislation 

June 8, 2022

Prof. Jennifer E. Rothman is “disappointed that yet another state has created a transferable right in a person’s own identity without addressing the troubling repercussions of doing so.”

Research and Scholarship, Torts, Restitution, & Insurance Law 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Captures #6 Spot in 2023 U.S. News & World Report Rankings 

March 29, 2022

This is the first time that Penn Carey Law has been the sole occupant of the #6 spot, marking the highest ranking the Law School has achieved since U.S. News began ranking law schools in 1987.


Prof. Cynthia Dahl explains the Taylor Swift copyright controversy 

November 29, 2021

Dahl notes that most recording artists in a similar position as Swift regarding copyrights – “and maybe it’s time for that to change.”

Research and Scholarship 

Detkin Intellectual Property Clinic supports Penn’s efforts to commercialize vital vaccine technology 

November 12, 2021

As part of the clinic, Alex DeLaney GR’19, L’22 helped support the University’s technology licensing process.


Olivia Bethea L’21 argues for intellectual property reparations for African American inventors in forthcoming essay 

September 29, 2021

Bethea’s “The Unmaking of ‘Black Bill Gates’: How the U.S. Patent System Failed African American Inventors” will be published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online.

Research and Scholarship 

Alicia Lai L’21 wins Jan Jancin Award for outstanding contributions to intellectual property law 

August 4, 2021

Each year, the Foundation for the Advancement of Diversity in Intellectual Property honors one law student who has made exceptional contributions to intellectual property.


Legal scholarship of Jessica Rizzo L’21 published in three law journals 

July 29, 2021

Rizzo’s recently published pieces span constitutional, environmental, family, and intellectual property law.


Professor Dahl on SCOTUS limiting patent law’s assignor estoppel doctrine 

June 29, 2021

Dahl comments on the SCOTUS ruling, Minerva Surgical v. Hologic, which limits the patent-law doctrine known as “assignor estoppel” baring inventors who sell patent rights from later claiming they’re invalid as a defense to infringement claims.