Volume 1, Issue 2

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

• Attain a Bar Association Leadership Role Quickly

• Intangible Business Assets: Value in Unregistered IP

• The Reasonable Expectation of Invasion

• Recent Legislative Proposals Aimed at the Perceived Problem of Gene Patents

• What’s next for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics?

COLLEAGUE CONNECTION

Learn about Section
member professional updates.

SECTION NEWS

• Call for Annual Meeting Program Proposals

• Election Protection Project

Join New SciTech Committees

• Student Volunteer Opportunities

• 2009 Student Writing Contest Details

• Subscribe for free to Law Student List Serve

• YLD Social Networking Survey Summary

 

Calendar/cle

Introduction to Adult and Embryonic Stem Cell Technology
CLE Teleconference
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Registration Details to Follow Soon at www.abanet.org/scitech

E-Commerce Payments
CLE Teleconference
Tuesday, January 27, 2008
Registration Details to Follow Soon at www.abanet.org/scitech

2009 ABA Mid Year Meeting
February 12-14, 2009
Boston, MA

24th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
April 1-4, 2009
Washington, DC

ABA TECHSHOW
April 2-4, 2009
Chicago, IL

ABA TECHSHOW 2009 -- The World's Premier Legal Technology Conference and EXPO

BOOK STORE

 This book provides you with a legal and practical approach to the new world of digital information. It has been described as a must have  for litigation lawyers, corporate counsel and records managers who want to understand how to appropriately handle the digital information of an enterprise. Learn more.

The SciTech Lawyer

 The Section’s quarterly magazine features practical and timely articles on a diverse range of science and technology law issues. This issue focuses on the impact of bioinformatics.

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SECTION NEWS
Student Volunteers Sought

Bio Blurb Editor-In-Chief Sought

The Biotechnology Law Committee seeks a motivated student to work on ad hoc projects, primarily editing the Bio Blurb. This student will transition to editor-in-chief of this weekly blurb during the spring semester.

Please submit your resume and a brief note about why you would like to serve in this role to Maria Gamboa at gamboam@staff.abanet.org before Monday, November 24th. Students will be informed about their application as soon as possible.


Life Sciences and Physical Sciences
Leadership Opportunity

Section Chair Elect Christine Grant seeks two volunteers to manage an index of law school journals focused on life and physical sciences topics; identify recent authors, emerging "hot" topics and thematic topics. A model database is already in place that the students will build on and maintain. This will project help build collaboration between the Section and law schools.

Please submit your resume and a brief note about why you would like to serve in this role to Maria Gamboa at gamboam@staff.abanet.org before Monday, November 24th. Students will be informed about their application as soon as possible.

Technical Standardization Committee Seeks Two Student Volunteers

The Technical Standardization Committee seeks candidates to be considered for two Student Representative positions. Law students will work directly and creatively with the committee leadership in order to achieve the committee's goals. Learn more about the committee and join today.

Please submit your resume and a brief note about why you would like to serve in this role to Maria Gamboa at gamboam@staff.abanet.org before Monday, November 24th. Students must currently belong to the committee or must join the committee in order to serve in this role.  Each student, who submits their resume, will be informed about the status of their application as soon as possible.