Volume 2, Issue 3
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I wish all Section of Science & Technology Law members a Happy New Year. We look forward to providing even more valuable content, outstanding programs and networking opportunities in 2010.
The Section delivers its members free substantive content through its publications: SciTech e-Merging News, The SciTech Lawyer and Jurimetrics in addition to committee newsletters, such as BioBlurb and EDDE Case Digest ... As for Section programming, we are delighted to deliver the third annual free-to-Section member CLE teleconference on February, 23rd of 2010. Click here to register today for FREE CLE and ethics credit. The program is titled Dangerous Curves Ahead: When Legal Ethics and Technology Collide.
In this issue, find out about the most recent Leukemia treatment breakthrough, Australia's new genetic info disclosure guidelines, and the latest developments on U.S. healthcare bill!
Metal oxide nanoparticles decorated with carbon anotubes can be turned into readily recovered catalysts that function at the interfact between oil and water phases. Reprinted with permission from Science.
Intellectual Property ("IP") is a broad concept that goes beyond patents and the technical sciences. IP rights and the legal remedies that protect them are of great value to the IP owner.
The ABA Section of Science & Technology Law's panel at Rutgers School of Law - Newark entitled Job Search Strategies for a Challenging Economy offered advice on maximizing your attractiveness to employers. To this end, panelists stressed the importance of flexibility, specialization, and networking.
The Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, affirmed the Patent Office's decision that the applicant's claims directed to a method of hedging risk in the field of commodities trading did not meet the patent eligibility standard.
With energy issues occupying such a prominent place in current federal government policy, the United States soon may need a national effort to protect the rights of private property owners to install windmills and similar energy devices on private property while protecting the rights of other property owners and those of the public at large.
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