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  • Careers in Intellectual Property
    Interested in a career in intellectual property law? Please join us for a panel discussion featuring Garrett Levin and Joshua Stowell, moderated by Professor Jennifer Jenkins, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain. Garrett Levin (JD/MA ’06) is President and CEO of the Digital Media Association ...
  • High Health Care Spending and Developing Technology: Proton Beam Therapy
    By: Yoojeong Jaye Han Rising health care spending is a source of concern in the U.S. With new, high-cost health care technology, paying higher prices for the use of new technology without considering cheaper, equally effective alternatives leads to inefficient spending. This Note focuses on proton beam therapy (“PBT”) for treatment of prostate cancer to explore ...
  • Any Safe Harbor in a Storm: SESTA-FOSTA and the Future of § 230 of the Communications Decency Act
    By: Charles Matula Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act not only allows the internet to flourish by shielding web platforms from liability for user-created content but also lets these companies off the hook for facilitating crime. SESTA-FOSTA, designed by legislators to target internet sex traffickers, attempts to chip away at this liability shield in order ...
  • A Copy of a Copy of a Copy: Internet Mimesis and the Copyrightability of Memes
    By: Elena Elmerinda Scialabba Memes have become a staple of Internet culture. They provide a crucial form of cultural interchange by allowing billions to communicate and commiserate about all facets of life through the sharing of amusing and relatable phenomena. However, many memes are created from copyrighted images, making it unclear whether their use constitutes copyright ...
  • Autonomous Systems as Legal Agents: Directly by the Recognition of Personhood or Indirectly by the Alchemy of Algorithmic Entities
    By: Dalton Powell At its core, agency law governs fiduciary relationships between two distinct parties (the principal and agent) in interactions with third parties. The three separate relationships within agency (principal-agent, agent-third party, and principal-third party) create binding legal rights and obligations. To be a principal or agent, one must be a person. The Restatement (Third) ...