The Innovation, Business and Law Center
The Innovation, Business and Law Center at The University of Iowa College of Law is an interdisciplinary teaching and research venture bringing together a faculty who teach and study problems of business, technology, innovation, regulation, and legal policy from diverse perspectives. The purpose of the Center is twofold. First, it seeks to offer an innovative curriculum and outstanding legal training in the areas pertaining to government regulation of entrepreneurship, innovation, and management of resources. Second, it seeks to encourage creative individual and collaborative interdisciplinary research in these areas.
U of I Students Win Trademark Moot Court Competition
The University of Iowa College of Law Trademark Moot Court teams won the 22nd annual Saul Lefkowitz competition in Chicago this past weekend. Students Alex Johnson, Ravi Narayan, and Sam Young won First Place overall and Best Brief. Students Abram Carls, Justin Kalemkiarian, Trong Le, and Iftekhar (Ifti) Zaim won Third Place overall.
U of I Faculty Appointed to Task Force
Professor Hovenkamp has been appointed to the ABA's Transition Task Force whose charge is "to make recommendations to the next administration (whether a returning incumbent or new) concerning antitrust and consumer protection."
Supreme Court Relies on new book by Professor Bohannan and Hovenkamp
The U.S. Supreme Court relied on Professor Bohannan and Hovenkamp’s new book Creation Without Restraint in its recent decision in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories (2012), which narrowed the right to obtain patents based on medical processes if the patents apply a law of nature.