IP Law Society

The Intellectual Property Society presents: "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About A Technology Transactions Practice" featuring Ian Edvalson and Farah Gerdes of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Room IV

Interested in intellectual property but not so keen on the idea of litigating? What's a transactionally-inclined law student to do? Come listen as Law School alums and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati attorneys Ian Edvalson and Farah Gerdes fill you in on everything you ever wanted to know about practicing in the field of technology transactions.

ACLU and IPLS present "Patent This!" with Chris Hansen, lead ACLU attorney in litigation over the patentability of breast cancer genes

Room III

Should private actors be able to obtain patents on specific genes linked to breast cancer?  The ACLU's Chris Hansen discusses his recent victory as lead attorney in the case, Assoc. for Molecular Pathology, et. al. v. US Patent and Trademark Office, et. al.

Jason Schultz, "IP and the Public Interest"

Jason M. Schultz is the Acting Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Before joining Berkeley as a faculty member in the Samuelson Clinic, he was a Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one of the leading digital rights groups in the world.

60:47 minutes (55.65 MB)