Scholars in the News

2020 Scholars in the News

Erika Lietzan
Trump in Danger Zone if Agencies Rush to Make Virus Rules Stick
Bloomberg Law
June 24, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan speaks at The Federalist Society’s COVID-19 & the Law Conference
Mizzou Law News
June 18, 2020

Sean O’Connor
COVID-19 CHHS Webinar Series: Weighing the Decision to Safely ‘Reopen’ Northern Virginia
GMU News
June 16, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Lectures at World Intellectual Property Organization Summer Program
Mizzou Law News
June 16, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Federalist Society Online Conference on COVID-19 & the Law
Volokh Conspiracy
June 8, 2020

Sean O’Connor
Sean O’Connor’s Historical Take on Different Types of Intellectual Property
Written Description
June 4, 2020

Mark Schultz
Copyright Office Urges Congress To Curb Broadway Bootlegs
Forbes
May 29, 2020

Sean O’Connor
What Reopening Northern Virginia Means For The Region’s Health And Economy, According To Experts
DCist
May 29, 2020

Sean O’Connor
Sean O’Connor, ‘Distinguishing Different Kinds of Property in Patents and Copyrights’
Private Law Theory
April 29, 2020

Joshua Kresh
CPIP Welcomes Joshua Kresh as Deputy Director
Scalia Law News
April 28, 2020

Ted Sichelman
Patent Filings, Litigation May Shift in Economic Crisis
Bloomberg Law
April 21, 2020

Ted Sichelman
IP Enforcement Can Pay Unexpected Dividends In A Downturn
Law360
April 15, 2020

Erika Lietzan
False Negatives Raise Doctors’ Doubts About Coronavirus Tests
Bloomberg
April 11, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan’s FDA Expertise Sought by National & International Media
Mizzou Law News
April 8, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Former FDA Leaders Decry Emergency Authorization of Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus
Science
April 7, 2020

Kristen Osenga
Amici Urge Supreme Court to Grant Celgene’s Petition on Constitutionality of Retroactive IPRs
IPWatchdog
April 6, 2020

Sandra Aistars
The Truth about Global Copyright Infringement
Copyright Alliance
March 24, 2020

Devlin Hartline
The Truth about Global Copyright Infringement
Copyright Alliance
March 24, 2020

Erika Lietzan
A Quarantined Ted Cruz Proposes to Speed Approvals for Coronavirus Drugs and Vaccines
STAT
March 12, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Towards an Uncommon Future: Preserving the Singular in the Face of the Singularity, and the Women Leading the Fight
Copyright Alliance
March 10, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Fact Check: Trump Blames Obama for Limits on Coronavirus Testing
WRAL
March 9, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Trump Wrongly Blames Obama for Limits on Coronavirus Testing
PolitiFact
March 6, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Fact Check: Trump’s Misplaced Blame on Obama for Coronavirus Tests
NBC4 Washington
March 6, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Trump’s Misplaced Blame on Obama for Coronavirus Tests
FactCheck.org
March 6, 2020

Erika Lietzan
FactChecking Trump’s Scranton Town Hall
FactCheck.org
March 6, 2020

Erika Lietzan
The Trump Coronavirus Team Keeps Falsely Blaming Obama For Testing Disaster
Talking Points Memo
March 5, 2020

Mark Schultz
Akron Law Professor Making Her Mark on Legal Technology Education
Akron Legal News
March 3, 2020

Sean O’Connor
Scalia Law’s New Innovation Clinic Leads in Entrepreneurship
Scalia Law News
March 2, 2020

Kevin Madigan & Adam Mossoff
Navigating Uncertainty in Digital Health Patent Eligibility
Law360
March 2, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Lineup Announced for March and April 2020 at the Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Broadway World
February 28, 2020

Mark Schultz
Akron Law Professor Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Modernizing Internet Copyright
The Buchtelite
February 26, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Supreme Court’s Case Oracle v. Google Shows Polarised Views on Copyright and Fair Use
Legrand Network
February 24, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Erika Lietzan, ‘The “Evergreening” Metaphor in Intellectual Property Scholarship’
Private Law Theory
February 22, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Thin Tech Industry Support for Oracle in the Second Round of Supreme Court Briefing
Disruptive Competition Project
February 21, 2020

Kristen Osenga
Engineering Her Own Destiny
Richmond Law
February 19, 2020

Sandra Aistars
DMCA at 22: My Notes From the Senate Hearing
43(B)log
February 14, 2020

Mark Schultz
DMCA at 22: My Notes From the Senate Hearing
43(B)log
February 14, 2020

Mark Schultz
Law Professor Mark Schultz Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Need to Modernize Internet Copyright Law
Akron Law News
February 14, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Senate IP Subcommittee Kicks Off Year-Long Review of Digital Millennium Copyright Act
IPWatchdog
February 13, 2020

Mark Schultz
Senate IP Subcommittee Kicks Off Year-Long Review of Digital Millennium Copyright Act
IPWatchdog
February 13, 2020

Sandra Aistars
US Congress Starts Review on Possible Modernization of the DMCA
TorrentFreak
February 12, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Innovators Brace for Ninth Circuit Oral Arguments in FTC v. Qualcomm
IPWatchdog
February 12, 2020

Sandra Aistars
GOP Sen. Eyes Update to Decades-Old Cyber Copyright Law
Law360
February 11, 2020

Mark Schultz
GOP Sen. Eyes Update to Decades-Old Cyber Copyright Law
Law360
February 11, 2020

Sandra Aistars
This Week in Washington IP: Examining the DMCA, Space Situational Awareness and Counteracting Algorithmic Bias
IPWatchdog
February 11, 2020

Mark Schultz
This Week in Washington IP: Examining the DMCA, Space Situational Awareness and Counteracting Algorithmic Bias
IPWatchdog
February 11, 2020

Sandra Aistars
Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic Protects Artists and Their Work
Scalia Law News
January 29, 2020

Sean O’Connor
A Law Clinic That Helps Students and Entrepreneurs? Now That’s an Innovative Idea
Mason News
January 13, 2020

Ted Sichelman
A Preview of What Hein Citation Rankings Might Look Like (Courtesy of Ted Sichelman)
Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports
January 21, 2020

Erika Lietzan
Plaintiffs Win – The Public Loses
Lexology
January 20, 2020


2019 Scholars in the News

Devlin Hartline
Restating the Less-Than-Obvious
Likelihood of Confusion
December 11, 2019

Devlin Hartline
The ALI Restatement of Copyright Law is a Political Project Without a Political Process
Illusion of More
December 9, 2019

Sandra Aistars
Friday’s Endnotes – 11/22/19
Copyhype
November 22, 2019

Sandra Aistars
2 Copyright Profs’ SCOTUS Wishlists for ‘Oracle v. Google’
Law.com
November 19, 2019

Eric Claeys
Videos of Panels on Sanctuary Cities and Constitutional Property Rights
Volokh Conspiracy
November 16, 2019

Ted Sichelman
This Week’s Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts
TaxProf Blog
November 16, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Speaks to Akron Law Students About Perils of Patent Reform
Mizzou Law News
November 15, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Continues to Write About the FDA Regulation of CBD Products
Mizzou Law News
November 13, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Professor Lietzan Continues to Write About the FDA Regulation of CBD Products
Mizzou Law News
November 13, 2019

Ted Sichelman
Heald & Sichelman: The Top 100 Law School Faculties In Citations (Hein) And Impact (SSRN Downloads)
TaxProf Blog
November 11, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Canopy Growth Stock Is the Market’s Best Hope for Cannabis Redemption
InvestorPlace
November 11, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Canopy Growth Stock Is the Market’s Best Hope for Cannabis Redemption
InvestorPlace
November 11, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Guest Professor Speaks to Law Students About Perils of Patent Reform
Akron Law News
November 7, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Is Now the Time to Buy Qualcomm Stock?
InvestorPlace
October 31, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan’s Research Analyzes Patent Terms for New Medicine
Mizzou Law News
October 25, 2019

Erika Lietzan
U.S. Patent System Crimps Drug Innovation for Toughest Diseases
Bloomberg Law
October 16, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Sean O’Connor on the Effects of Legalized Marijuana on Tax Revenue
Scalia Law News
October 10, 2019

Erika Lietzan
BIO’s Longtime Leader Will Leave Next Year
Politico
October 8, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Distorted Drug Patents
Patently-O
October 7, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Distorted Drug Patents: Does the U.S. Legal System Steer Researchers Away From Drugs that Take a Long Time to Develop?
FDA Law Blog
October 3, 2019

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Osenga Named to Research Scholar Position
University of Richmond News
October 1, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Devlin Hartline Comments on the ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Case
Scalia Law News
September 24, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Points, Counterpoints: The Publishers v. Audible Lawsuit Lines Are Drawn
Publishing Perspectives
September 23, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Case Argued at 9th Circuit
Variety
September 23, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Why Audible’s Legal Arguments Fail
Publishers Lunch
September 19, 2019

Kevin Madigan
Trading Technologies Asks Supreme Court to Restore Congress’ Purpose in Creating the Patent Act
IPWatchdog
September 18, 2019

Kevin Madigan
In Suit With Publishers, Audible’s Defenses Raise Questions
Illusion of More
September 17, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Six Ways Big Tech Could Lose Section 230
Politico Morning Tech
September 4, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Other Barks & Bites, Friday, September 6
IPWatchdog
September 6, 2019

Mark Schultz
University of Akron Names Chief of Staff
Crain’s Cleveland Business
August 22, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Named a “Best Lawyer in America”
Mizzou Law News
August 22, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Marijuana Dealer or Dispensary? How Black Market Roils Tax Plans
Bloomberg Law
August 19, 2019

Mark Schultz
School of Law Announces New Director for Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology
University of Akron
August 12, 2019

Mark Schultz
UA Names New Director of Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology
Akron Beacon Journal
August 12, 2019

Sean O’Connor
How the Vocal Anti-Marijuana Minority is Sabotaging Legal Cannabis
Civilized
August 12, 2019

Chris Holman
Guest Post by Prof. Ghosh: A Fitter Statute for the Common Law of Patents
Patently-O
August 1, 2019

Ted Sichelman
Guest Post by Prof. Ghosh: A Fitter Statute for the Common Law of Patents
Patently-O
August 1, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Guest Post by Prof. Ghosh: A Fitter Statute for the Common Law of Patents
Patently-O
August 1, 2019

Chris Holman
Patent Eligibility Overhaul Plan Backed by Ex-Judges, Officials
Bloomberg Law
July 31, 2019

Ted Sichelman
Patent Eligibility Overhaul Plan Backed by Ex-Judges, Officials
Bloomberg Law
July 31, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Patent Eligibility Overhaul Plan Backed by Ex-Judges, Officials
Bloomberg Law
July 31, 2019

Chris Holman
Patent Heavyweights Take Strong Stance Against ACLU Anti-Patent Reform Statements
IPWatchdog
July 31, 2019

Ted Sichelman
Patent Heavyweights Take Strong Stance Against ACLU Anti-Patent Reform Statements
IPWatchdog
July 31, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Patent Heavyweights Take Strong Stance Against ACLU Anti-Patent Reform Statements
IPWatchdog
July 31, 2019

Mark Schultz
Report Calls for Altering Music Licensing Framework
Hypebot
July 19, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway’ Row Draws Support From IP Professors
Bloomberg Law
July 2, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Qualcomm Might Be Able to Continue Its Anticompetitive Chip Selling Policies
Retail News Asia
June 25, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
No License, No Chips? No Dice: Dissecting Judge Koh’s Opinion in FTC v. Qualcomm
Forbes
June 10, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Qualcomm Has Strong Argument to Win Reversal of US Antitrust Ruling
Hans India
June 2, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Qualcomm Antitrust Ruling May Well Be Overturned on Appeal, Say Legal Experts
9to5Mac
May 31, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Qualcomm Has Strong Argument to Win Reversal of U.S. Antitrust Ruling: Legal Experts
Reuters
May 31, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Qualcomm Has a Clear Appeal Avenue over FTC Antitrust Ruling
Apple Insider
May 31, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Understanding to the Bitcoin Copyright Battle
Plagiarism Today
May 31, 2019

CPIP Staff
Sean O’Connor Joins George Mason University’s Scalia Law Faculty
CPIP Blog
May 14, 2019

Sean O’Connor
Sean O’Connor Joins George Mason University’s Scalia Law Faculty
Scalia Law News
May 14, 2019

Sandra Aistars
Friday’s Endnotes – 05/10/19
Copyhype
May 10, 2019

Kevin Madigan
Friday’s Endnotes – 05/10/19
Copyhype
May 10, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Presents Paper at Law and Biosciences Workshop
University of Missouri School of Law News
May 13, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Speaks About Top Cases in Food and Drug Law
University of Missouri School of Law News
May 9, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Apple Had a Plan to End Qualcomm’s Licensing Policies
Retail News Asia
May 8, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Iancu Calls on Federal Circuit to Fix Section 101 Problem
IPWatchdog
May 2, 2019

Devlin Hartline
ASCAP Daily Brief for April 30, 2019
ASCAP
April 30, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Fordham 27 (Report 3): DMCA – 20 Years Later
IPKat
April 25, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Athena Diagnostics Amici Warn of Harms to Biotech Revolution under Current Alice/Mayo Framework
IPWatchdog
April 25, 2019

Chris Holman
Athena Diagnostics Amici Warn of Harms to Biotech Revolution under Current Alice/Mayo Framework
IPWatchdog
April 25, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Athena Diagnostics Amici Warn of Harms to Biotech Revolution under Current Alice/Mayo Framework
IPWatchdog
April 25, 2019

Ted Sichelman
Athena Diagnostics Amici Warn of Harms to Biotech Revolution under Current Alice/Mayo Framework
IPWatchdog
April 25, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Social Media Reacts to Study Claiming Skipping Breakfast Leads to Heart Death
DocWire
April 24, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Apple Might Not Have Been Totally Honest Regarding How It Feels About Qualcomm
MobileSyrup
April 22, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Having Argued Qualcomm’s Tech Was Worthless, Apple Actually Believes It’s “The Best”
F3 News
April 21, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Apple Had a Game Plan to End Qualcomm’s Licensing Policies, But in the End it Caved
Phone Arena
April 21, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Apple Said Qualcomm’s Tech Was No Good. But in Private Communications, It Was “The Best”
Washington Post
April 19, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Apple, Qualcomm Settle Lawsuits, Paving Way for 5G iPhone
Marketplace
April 17, 2019

Devlin Hartline
Section 512 Roundtable Part 3
Rebecca Tushnet’s 43(B)log
April 8, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Latest CAFC Ruling in Cleveland Clinic Case Confirms That USPTO’s 101 Guidance Holds Little Weight
IPWatchdog
April 7, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Selling CBD in Food is Illegal, FDA Says. So Why Are So Many Retailers Selling It?
The Ledger
March 26, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Alden Abbott, U.S. Federal Trade Commission: 101 Confusion Threatens Competitive Process
IPWatchdog
March 25, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Why It’s Rarely Easy to Prove Joke Theft in the Legal World
Variety
March 19, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Apple Pays for Its Patent Infringement, But Important Legal Cases Continue
IPWatchdog
March 19, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Cicero Cares What Thomas Jefferson Thought About Patents
Written Description
March 12, 2019

Devlin Hartline
The ASCAP Daily Brief for March 11, 2019
ASCAP
March 11, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Professor Lietzan Quoted by CBS News on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Recall
University of Missouri School of Law News
February 21, 2018

Adam Mossoff
The FTC Goes After Qualcomm
Forbes
February 19, 2019

Erika Lietzan
Drugmaker Behind Ibuprofen Recall Has History of FDA Violations
CBS News
February 13, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
What it All Boils Down to in FTC vs. Qualcomm
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 11, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
SEPs Need Injunctions Too
Law360
February 8, 2019

Adam Mossoff
SEPs Need Injunctions Too
Law360
February 8, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Fox Employees on High Alert as Disney Acquisition Looms
CBR
February 6, 2019

Jonathan Barnett
Anxiety, AWOL Executives and “Bloodshed”: How Disney Is Making 21st Century Fox Disappear
Hollywood Reporter
February 6, 2019

Kristen Osenga
Industry Insiders: Opinions Mixed in Aftermath of Supreme Court Holding in Helsinn
IPWatchdog
January 23, 2019

Adam Mossoff
Supreme Court to Hear Clothing Brand’s ‘Scandalous’ Trademark Case
Washington Times
January 13, 2019


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