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The merits of medical patents

In April, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard arguments in a case that raises fundamental questions about the patentability of human genes. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take on a patent case in which the central issue is the patentability of a medical process. Both cases could have far-reaching effects – in medicine, in law, and in academia.

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Oxford scholar to lecture at Indiana University Maurer School of Law

A renowned intellectual property scholar will present a lecture at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law next month. Graeme Dinwoodie, director of the Oxford University Intellectual Property Research Centre, will lecture on “Global Marks in Local Markets: Territoriality in EU and U.S. Trademark Law,” at noon April 6 in the law school’s Moot Court Room.

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What’s a patent worth?

The question of “What is my patent worth?” is never an easy one to answer, according to intellectual property
attorneys and others who specialize in helping patent holders determine what they should expect for a patent.

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IP meets pop culture

A class of 10 students at Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Bloomington has been getting hands-on experience helping an intellectual property lawyer who works with musicians, actors, and other entertainers on contract and intellectual property issues.

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