Posts for April, 2014

Patent Trolls & Patent Reform | Keynote: The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk

April 29, 2014

On March 21-22, 2014, Stanford’s Program in Law, Science and Technology hosted a two-day conference on Patent Trolls and Patent Reform. The event brought together top lawyers, judges and academics to discuss the prospects and impact of potential patent reform. In this video the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk delivers the conference’s keynote address.

Russia, Ukraine, and International Law

April 14, 2014

The situation in eastern Ukraine is reaching a boiling point. Pro-Russian mobs attacked government buildings in Donetsk and Horlivka while fully armed militiamen disarmed police officers and surrounded the mayor’s office in Slaviansk. Dressed in relatively new camouflage uniforms with no insignia, pro-Russian separatists carry the most advanced Russian assault [...]

Stanford students help protect endangered species in Africa

April 1, 2014

Ivory trafficking is out of control – if it goes on unchecked, there will be no elephants or rhinos in Africa in 10 years. That’s the reason a professor and nine Stanford students have joined the fight against wildlife trafficking – and they are making a difference. A winter quarter [...]