October 03, 2019 Message from the Chair

Nanotechnology: Tiny scale, massive promise, uncertain risks

By Julie A. Fleming

Welcome to the first issue of The SciTech Lawyer for the 2019–2020 bar year! The theme for this issue is Nanotechnology. The interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology was born some twenty-five years ago and yet remains an “emerging technology,” replete with popular references, public misunderstanding, unrealized revolutionary potential, increasing evolutionary innovation, and risk that cannot yet be fully appreciated. The lineup of articles will guide you through a variety of issues that will help to share the future of nanotechnology.

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