UNH Law Faculty News - November 2012
Chuck Temple appeared on CBS4-Boston to discuss what's at stake in the NH Supreme Court's hearing of the Addison appeal. He also discussed a new law, which attempts to address police credibility issues, in the Union Leader.
Buzz Scherr was featured in a Washington Post story on how the Voter Rights smartphone app was used on Election Day, and in a WMUR-TV story on the app. He also previewed the Addison appeal on NHPR's All Things Considered and in the Concord Monitor.
Scherr met with a group of scholars, diplomats and lawyers from around the world who are doing one-year fellowships at Harvard to talk about voter fraud, voter suppression and the Voter Rights app.He also met with journalists from Albania, the Philippines, Bhutan, Singapore, Malawi, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Indonesia, Greece, Morocco, China,and Mozambique who were visiting, through the State Department's Foreign Press Office, to observe the US elections.
Stan Kowalski published a letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal on genetically-modified crops.
Kowalski also delivered a lecture at the USPTO on "Patents for Humanity: Moving Innovation to Where Most Needed, Short-term, Long-term Intellectual Property and Technology-transfer Strategies to Accelerate Global Access." This was part of the USPTO’s Patents for Humanity initiative that encourages businesses to apply their patented technology to addressing the world's humanitarian challenges. He was also recently in South Africa to participate in the WIPO Workshop on "Access to Technology for Innovation – Patent Search Strategies and Techniques," a program jointly organized by WIPO, the Innovation Hub of South Africa and the National Intellectual Property Management Office of South Africa. He delivered a series of lectures on technology transfer, patent database searching, patent legal status and innovation management for development. He also met with South African government officials and IP professionals from both South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Dean Broderick was also the keynote speaker at New England Law | Boston's symposium "Crisis in the Judiciary." He wrote a guest column, "Chief Among Our Concerns: Making Civil Justice Reform a National Reality" for the new blog of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System.
John Greabe published an opinion piece, "U.S. Constitution Dictates: Students Should Vote Here," in the Concord Monitor. He appeared at Dartmouth's Rockefeller Center to discuss "Your Vote Is Your Voice: How Will the New NH ID Law Affect You?"
Visiting Professor Michael McCann was named one of the Top 50 NBA Minds to follow on Twitter. He was quoted in an Agence France Presse article on Lance Armstrong and in a Legal Newsline story on collective bargaining and concussions in the NFL. He has also been in demand to discuss the NHL lockout, especially in the Canadian outlets MacLeans and the National Post. On the basketball front, he discussed NCAA sanctions in the Indianapolis Star and co-taught a class at Harvard Law School on "NBA and the Law."
Jeff Hawley and Judge Gajarsa were both in Seoul, Korea over the past several weeks to appear in parts 1 and 2 of the ICR Law Center's series on the implications of the Samsung-Apple patent dispute. Hawley also attended the AIPPI's 43rd World Intellectual Property Congress in Seoul (and was quoted in the conference newsletter).
Our Facebook page (facebook.com/UNHLaw) includes photo albums from the recent Kenison and Stahl Lectures.