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Brown to Lead Discussion at Stanford Law School

Teneille Brown, an associate professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will give a talk and lead a discussion at Stanford Law School. Brown will speak before an audience of law students and interested faculty in Hank Greely’s Law and Biosciences workshop series.  Her presentation is titled “Affectively Blind: […]

Chahine Commentary Argues for a “Technology-Agnostic” Approach to Gene Patents

A commentary by Kenneth Chahine in the December issue of the scientific journal Nature Biotechnology argues for the development of a “predictable legal framework” to aid courts in determining patent eligibility. Chahine, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, argues that the ongoing “debate over the validity of […]

Brown to Speak at Conferences in Kansas, Utah

On Friday, October 22, Teneille Brown, an associate professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the Biolaw 4.0: Law at the Frontiers of Biology conference at the University of Kansas. Brown will speak on law and neuroscience and recent developments in the use of brain-based lie […]

Technology Journal Quotes Chahine

An article in BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal about the recent Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting quoted Ken Chahine, technologist in residence and a visiting professor with the BioLaw Project at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Referring to the questions about what can be patented in the aftermath of various contradictory […]

Chahine Quoted in New York Times

Ken Chahine, a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Utah College of Law, was quoted in a March 29, 2010 article in The New York Times, “Judge Invalidates Human Gene Patent.” The article concerns a decision by United States District Court Judge Robert Sweet that invalidated seven patents related to two genes whose […]

Professor Brown Presents on Aspects of Neuroscience and the Law

Teneille Brown, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presented at a judicial training for New York staff attorneys and judges in Long Island, New York, on February 24, 2010. Her talk, titled “Neurobiology and the Law,” was followed by a legal update class that she taught on […]

Chahine Appears on Burrill Report Podcast

Ken Chahine, a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently appeared on the Burrill Report, a Podcast from a major San Francisco investment bank directed to the biotech investment community. Chahine’s appearance was on a Podcast titled “Why Biotech is Worried About the Fight Over Gene Patents.” […]

College of Law to Host Symposium on Privacy and Biomedical Informatics, March 4-5

On March 4 and 5, national experts will gather at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law for a multi-disciplinary symposium focusing on issues of law, ethics, and maintaining patient confidentiality in the electronic age. The symposium, “Privacy and Ethics Meets Biomedical informatics, “ begins at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 and runs all day on Friday, March 5. It is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested.

George Presented in Webinar on Reproductive Rights

Erika George, professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a webinar titled “Teaching Reproductive Rights – What is the Role for Transnational Law?” hosted by the Center for Reproductive Rights Law School Initiative (CRR) on November 13, 2009. According to CRR, “the webinar focused on an important new article by […]

Brown Appointed Adjunct in U of U Medical Ethics Division

Effective November 2, 2009, Teneille Brown, an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, became an adjunct professor in the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Department of Internal Medicine. Prior to joining the Quinney College faculty this year, Brown held three simultaneous fellowships at Stanford University, as […]