College of Law News

NYSSTLC Helps a Biotech Firm Traverse Commercialization’s “Valley of Death”

Wednesday 12/13/2017

The realm of technology commercialization is fond of its geographical metaphors. Researchers and entrepreneurs who seek to make their discoveries commercially viable talk of intellectual property “landscapes,” “routes” or “paths” to market, as well as technical and regulatory “milestones.” But there is one image that is somewhat darker: the “valley of death.”

That “valley” describes the space between the laboratory bench and the marketplace where projects can stall for want of business acumen, start-up funding, or intellectual property protection. It’s a space that Joseph Scaduto is determined to traverse successfully as he collaborates with two Stony Brook University bioscience researchers to commercialize novel inflammatory disease therapies with the help of the College of Law’s New York State Science and Technology Law Center ...

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Shubha Ghosh Completes Fellowship at Japan’s Institute for Intellectual Property

Wednesday 12/13/2017

Design is a hot topic of debate for those engaged with intellectual property commercialization. A common definition of design is how a product looks or how it functions. The legal system has divided up design into the areas of utility patent, design patent, copyright, and trademark. However, according to Crandall Melvin Professor of Law Shubha Ghosh, Director of the College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Center, current law blurs boundaries among these areas, creating uncertainty for practitioners and policymakers ...

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College of Law Chosen as Family Security Project Host Site

Tuesday 12/12/2017

The College of Law has been chosen as a host site for the Equal Justice Works New York State Family Security Project (NYSFSP). This state program is designed to foster family security and community education through the delivery of high-quality legal services to immigrant families. The College will be funded for one NYSFP fellow and one NYSFP law student ...

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DCEx Students Close Semester with a Seminar on Law, Public Affairs, & Critical Infrastructure

Tuesday 12/5/2017

On Dec. 1, 2017, James Voyles L’14—Policy Counsel and Director of Communications for consulting and advocacy firm HBW Resources—met with Fall 2017 DCEx externship students in Washington, DC ...

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College of Law Holds Commencement Ceremony for Master of Laws Graduates

Tuesday 12/5/2017

The College of Law celebrated the graduation of nine Master of Laws in American Law students—representing seven countries across three continents—at a Commencement ceremony in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom in Dineen Hall on Dec. 1, 2017 ...

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