Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR) has re-designated Syracuse University College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) as the New York State Science and Technology Law Center (NYSSTLC, or Law Center). Having served as the NYSTAR Law Center for four consecutive, three-year terms, TCLP’s faculty… Read More»
It is evident when sitting in on a meeting of the College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Research Center (LAW 815) that there’s a reciprocal relationship between clients seeking help from student researchers in order to commercialize a new technology and students who are accumulating critical experience in intellectual property assessment,… Read More»
On November 17, 2017, the New York State Science and Technology Law Center co-hosted the NEXT Conference, focusing on technology, manufacturing and biotech, with the Central New York Biotech Accelerator, CASE, and TDO. The all-day event included keynotes, workshops, and a technology showcase at the Syracuse University Sheraton. The morning… Read More»
On November 10th, the Blackstone LaunchPad presented a BAIL Workshop at Syracuse University. What is BAIL? BAIL stands for banker, accountant, insurance, and lawyer, and Blackstone recommends every new business or startup form a good relationship with each team member. At the workshop, banks were represented by Ben Alexander, Commercial… Read More»
In an effort to weed out invalid patents, the 2011 America Invents Act provided a new proceeding that enables third parties to challenge the validity of newly issued patents. Professor Shubha Ghosh, the Crandall Melvin Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law, is gathering data about these proceedings.… Read More»
Through a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 on April 4, creating a civil cause of action in federal court for misappropriation of trade secret.
On April 25, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a patent case that has implications for the integrity of the patent system. At issue is the continued viability of the most comprehensive reform of the patent system since 1952, the America Invents Act.