Volume 3, Issue 4

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

• ABA Roundtable on Gene Patenting

• Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine, and Robotics in Health Care

• BioBlurb

• EDDE Journal

• SciStatus Update

SECTION NEWS

• How to be a Better Lawyer?

Learn How E-Discovery is Practiced Before Federal Judges

• Library of Congress Survey (username: glins; password: survey)

SciTech Nominees for 2010-2011 Officer and Council Member Elections

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Calendar/cle

Cyber on the Hill: Congressional Cybersecurity Oversight, Legislation & Initiatives for 2010
May. 10, 2010
Crowell & Moring LLP
Washington, DC
Multiple Formats

First Annual Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence
May. 19, 2010 - May. 20, 2010
Chicago Kent College of Law (IIT)
Chicago, IL
Live/In-Person

Patent Licensing for Standards How the Deal Is Done
May 25, 2010
Teleconference

Prescriptions for Criminal Justice Forensics
June 5, 2010
New York, NY
Live/In-Person

Navigating the US Biosimilar Pathway
June 29, 2010
Teleconference
Registration: Coming Soon

Flying High with Technology: A Review of Legal, Privacy, and International Issues Behind Aviation Security Tecnology
June 29, 2010
Washington, DC
Multiple Formats
Registration: Coming Soon

 

BOOK STORE

 The advancement of technology in the past decade has catapulted the prominence of electronic evidenc... Read More

 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. Read 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 select aspects of science and policy during year one under Obama.

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The SciTech e-Merging News is published quarterly as a Section member benefit. Click here to join the Section. The material published reflects the views of the authors and has not been approved by the Section of Science & Technology Law, the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the ABA. © 2010 American Bar Association. All rights reserved.

In This Issue

CHAIR'S WELCOME by CHRISTINE M. GRANT

 

The Section of Science & Technology Law warmly invites you to attend all of the spectacular programs and events we have planned at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, August 5-8, 2010.  This year we have seven CLE programs ranging from the visionary to the practical, such as cloud computing issues, digital revolution and e-discovery, hackers versus scientists, issues facing top general counsel, liability issues in personal and service robotics, technology's impact on healthcare, and virtual law.  These programs promise to be both informative and thought provoking with a diverse array of speakers. We also hope you will join us for our networking events. The Section's Annual Luncheon will be held on Friday, August 6th at the Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel and the Section's Welcome Reception will be held in the historic and lovely Palace Hotel on Friday night. You may click here to register today to save $100 at the early registration rate and make your hotel reservation.

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Practice Edge

ABA Roundtable on Gene Patenting

Acccess the live recording of the Gene Patenting Roundtable: Are Genes Patentable? The American Bar Association's Section of Litigation, Intellectual Property Law Section, and Section of Science & Technology Law co-sponsored this program at Washington University School of Law on February 23rd, 2010. Section Budget Officer Jorge Contreras moderated the program.

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Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine, and Robotics in Health Care

Under the Obama administration, United States health care may be poised for fundamental structural changes resulting in more insured Americans while controlling health care costs. Artificial intelligence, telemedicine, and robotics will likely play a significant role in future United States health care.

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BioBlurb

The journey from embryonic stem cell to a fully developed liver, heart or muscle cell requires not only the right genes, but genes that are turned on and off at the right time, according to Science Daily (April 16, 2010).

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EDDE Journal

Self-referred to as "Zubulake Revisited, Six Years Later," the Pension Committee decision advances the practice of law in the digital age as much by what it implies as what it holds for issues involving ESI preservation, holds, and attorney competency and candor.

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SciStatus Update

The push to open up scientific knowledge to all looks set to go into overdrive... Now two parallel efforts from the U.S. government could see almost all federally funded research made available in free, publicly accessible repositories.

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Section News

How to be a Better Lawyer?
Section Chair-Elect Steve Wu Explains How SciTech Makes You a Better Lawyer.
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Learn How E-Discovery is Practiced Before Federal Judges
The Section of Science & Technology Law is hosting a two day electronic discovery and digital evidence workshop May 19-20 in Chicago. We are honored to have the following judges participating: U.S. Magistrate Judges Frank Maas (SDNY), Karla Spaulding (MD FL), Nan Nolan (ND IL) and Sidney Schenkier (ND IL).
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Library of Congress Survey
The Law Library of Congress is now conducting a comprehensive assessment of the information needs of users of foreign, international, and comparative law. The focus is ways the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) can best serve the needs of lawyers, librarians, and researchers. SciTech members are invited to participate in this brief survey as a public service. Please enter username: glins and password: survey to access the brief survey.
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SciTech Nominees for 2010-2011 Officer and Council Member Elections
The 2009-2010 Nominating Committee, chaired by Stephen S. Wu, is pleased to announce the following nominees for Section Officer and Council Positions for the 2010-2011 bar year. Click here to read more.
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Sponsorship Opportunities
The ABA Section of Science & Technology Law 2010-2011 Sponsorship Package increases your organization's exposure to a highly targeted audience through media and events. The term of this package is one year. The levels showcase the Section of Science & Technology Law's programs and events at the ABA Annual Meeting to be held from August 5-9, 2010 in San Francisco, CA. The ABA Annual Meeting will host over 250 CLE Plenary Sessions. We offer several different sponsorship levels.
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