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Law School launches the Haug Family Innovation Lecture Series

Notre Dame Law School is excited to announce a new lecture series focused on intellectual property, technology, and innovation policy. The Haug Family Innovation Lecture Series was made possible by the generous support of Ed and Noreen Haug through the Haug Family Foundation.

 

Melissa Wasserman, Charles Tilford McCormick Professor of Law at The University of Texas, presented the inaugural Haug Family Innovation Lecture, titled “Irrational Ignorance at the Patent Office”

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Avishalom Tor presents research project

Avishalom presented "Towards a Fuller Understanding of Inequality: From Psychology to a Behaviorally-Informed Legal Policy," last week through his research fellowship with the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Read more here

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Nicole Stelle Garnett was featured in the "Women Who Lead" series

Each year, the University of Notre Dame highlights several outstanding women from its faculty to feature as part of International Women's Day. Professor Garnett was chosen as one of the 2019 "Women Who Lead" for her work on education policy and her mentorship of her own students.

 

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Mark McKenna talks with NPR

Professor Mark McKenna talks with NPR in "Using Genetic Genealogy to Identify Unknown Crime Victims, Sometimes Decades Later."  Read more here.…

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ND Law hosts roundtable on copyright's impact in music industry

Leading copyright scholars gathered at Notre Dame Law School on October 26 to discuss Glynn Lunney’s book, Copyright’s Excess: Money and Music in the U.S. Recording Industry. Lunney is a professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law.

Copyright in the United States has rested on a simple premise: more copyright will lead to more money for copyright owners, and more money will lead to more original works of authorship.…

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Avishalom Tor will be a Distinguished Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

Tor’s primary legal expertise is in the areas of antitrust law, corporate governance, and behavioral law and economics. His scholarship draws on behavioral and experimental methods to study competition and cooperation and the legal rules and institutions that shape such behavior. More recently, Professor Tor has been examining the implications of his research for understanding the antecedents and consequences of inequality.…

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Professor Mark McKenna elected to American Law Institute

The institute’s members have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges, and academics, to give back to a profession to which they are deeply dedicated, and to contribute to the public good

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