Volume 1, Issue 1

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

• BioBlurb

•Claiming Pitfalls in Bioinformatics Patent Applications

• E-Tech Update

• Judicial Neuroscience Seminar

• SciTech Standards
Law Update

COLLEAGUE CONNECTION

Learn about Section
member professional updates.

 

section news

• Bylaws Revised

• Nominating Committee Report
• United Nations E-Contracting Convention
• Register Today for ABA Annual Meeting

Calendar/cle

Why Virtual Worlds Matter for Lawyers
Teleconference and Live Audio Webcast
Tuesday, June 24th, at 1pm EST

ABA Annual Meeting
New York City
August 7-12, 2008

Book Store

 If you are one of the many who have read about and heard about virtual worlds but do not really understand what a virtual world is, or even how to use appropriate terminology when discussing them, then this is the book for you. 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

United Nations E-Contracting Convention


During an April 21st conference call the Section Council voted to send a report with recommendation to the ABA House of Delegates urging the U.S. Government to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts.  The Sections of International Law and Business Law have agreed to co-sponsor the resolution and it will be go before the House of Delegates at the New York Annual Meeting.  Click here to see the full report with recommendation.