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


Learn about Section
member professional updates.

section news

• Bylaws Revised

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


Why Virtual Worlds Matter for Lawyers
Teleconference and Live Audio Webcast
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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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. © 2008 American Bar Association. All rights reserved.


Colleague Connection

Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Congressional Committee on Homeland Security Staff Director and General Counsel, will join Monument Policy Group, LLC in Washington D.C. as a partner July 1st.  Herrera-Flanigan also serves as Section Vice Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security.

Monument Partner and Founder C. Stewart Verdery, Jr. noted, “Jessica brings a great reputation for working effectively across the political spectrum. Her experience on the Hill and understanding of executive branch agencies will give her a unique ability to tackle the most challenging issues. She will be a tremendous asset to our clients, and we are proud to welcome her to our partnership.”

Click here to access the Colleague Connection form.