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Director of U.S. Patent Office has positive words for Akron Law and ‘patent eligibility’ reform at IP Symposium
"You have one of the top IP programs in the nation, with half-a-dozen full-time IP professors and a dozen, nearly two dozen IP courses," said the Hon. Andrei Iancu (above, center), director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, during a recent IP symposium here. "The program you have here is amazing." Story and photos.
Our Trial Advocacy Program continued its successful 2018-19 season with its most dominating performance of the year, taking both first and second place at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition’s Regional Championship in Cleveland.
In the annual Regula Lecture, the Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, a former Ohio Solicitor General who has served on the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals since 2003, argues that state constitutions should be the avenue of first choice for legal advocacy and interpretation, rather than the federal constitution.
The latest Best Law Schools ranking released today by U.S. News & World Report recognized three University of Akron School of Law programs as among the top 50 in the country – and best in Ohio – in their respective specialty areas.