Intellectual Property Law Program

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IDEA Volume 63

Friday, January 13, 2023
IDEA is published three times a year by the students of the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. For more than 50 years, IDEA has provided practical articles relating to patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, general intellectual property, and law and technology issues from around the world. Read More
Stan Kowalski

Strategic Action Plan for Innovation-Driven Development in Sri Lanka: A Blueprint for the Future

Friday, November 18, 2022
Professor Stanley Kowalski and his group of six students will work together to research the situation in Sri Lanka to formulate a “Strategic Action Plan for Innovation- Driven Development in Sri Lanka: A Blueprint for the Future” under our International Technology Transfer Institute Clinic (ITTI). Read More
Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property

3L Sarah McMullin Reflects on Life as a Military Spouse and Pursuing a JD Degree

Thursday, November 10, 2022
As a mother of five and a military spouse for nearly two decades, Sarah McMullin, JD Candidate ’23, was looking for an opportunity to pursue a law degree that would be compatible with the uncertainty of relocation that comes with being stationed in the U.S. Army. Read More
November update to the IP Speaker Series

2022/2023 Intellectual Property Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is proud to host a series of outstanding speakers for our 2022/2023 Intellectual Property (IP) Speaker Series Read More
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UNH Franklin Pierce hosts the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board hold their first in-person college tour since the pandemic. Read More
IPSI 2022 in the Rich Room

All About IP: The Legal Impact Podcast Round-Up

Friday, September 23, 2022
Over the course of the summer, several guests spoke on topics related to intellectual property law  in conversations with A. J. Kierstead on the weekly podcast of UNH Franklin Pierce, The Legal Impact. Read More
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The Legal Impact: Patenting Human Genes

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Professor Jorge Contreras, James T. Jensen Endowed Professor for Transactional Law and Director of the Program on Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, discusses the legal impact of patenting human genes, especially as it relates to the 2013 SCOTUS decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. Also discussed is the introduced "Patent Eligibility Restoration Act of 2022," which would explicitly overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling in Myriad. Read More
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OPTing in to Optional Practical Training: How UNH Franklin Pierce LLM graduates are finding employment in the US

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
About six months before he graduated from the LLM program at UNH Franklin Pierce, Mudassir Husain, LLM IP ’22, began looking for jobs that would allow him to stay in the United States to gain practical experience in his area of interest. Fortunately for him, Husain had a head start in the search process; he was working part-time in the Career Services Office (CSO) at the time and had constant access to employment listings. Read More
IP professor Ann Bartow

The Legal Impact: Copyright Jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Rebroadcast: Professors Ann Bartow and Ryan Vacca join the show to talk about their article on the copyright jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This article was just published in the Nevada Law Journal. Read More
Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property

2022 Annual Academic IP Roundtable

Friday, September 2, 2022
Scholars of all levels are invited to participate in the Annual Academic IP Roundtable, hosted by the UNH Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property in Concord, New Hampshire. The event will feature Works-in-Progress presented by scholars from across the country and around the world. Read More