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Professor Mark Lemley Discusses the Current State of Intellectual Property

Stanford law Professor Mark Lemley explains why the Supreme Court’s recent Alice decision (Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International) is a sea change for patent claims. Lemley is an expert on patent, trade-secret, antitrust, and constitutional law matters and one of the true thought leaders in the field of intellectual [...]

Zero to One: Alum Peter Thiel’s New Book on the Secret of Successful Start-Ups

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, who founded PayPal and was the first major investor in Facebook, shared business tips from his new book, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, with students and alumni at Stanford on Sept. 29, 2014. He also recalled his days at [...]

Speaking Truth to Patents: The Case for a Better Patent System

On June 26, 2014, Stanford Law School welcomed Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee to campus for the lunchtime discussion “Speaking Truth to Patents: The Case for a Better Patent System.” Lee spoke on patent reform progress including implementation [...]

Stanford Law Students Work on Real-World Problems in New Law and Policy Lab

Stanford Law School’s Law and Policy Lab allows students to work under the supervision of faculty members with real-world clients, such as the EPA, San Mateo Superior Court, U.S. Copyright office and more. 

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

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.

3-D Printing Creates Murky Product Liability Issues, Stanford Scholar Says

A Stanford law professor warns that in a world of 3-D printing, people may not be protected under traditional product liability law if they buy a risky home-printed object and get hurt. Rather, they could be left to pursue harder-to-prove negligence lawsuits.

Video of Justice Ginsburg: Some Highlights of the U. S. Supreme Court’s 2012–2013 Term, With Introduction from Dean Magill

Dean M. Elizabeth Magill’s Opening Remarks Introducing Justice Ginsburg   Welcome. It is truly a privilege and an honor for Stanford Law School and the Constitutional Law Center to host Justice Ginsburg—and to host here on a day that, nation-wide, is a celebration of the U.S. Constitution. Justice Ginsburg is [...]

Windsor Attorney on Supreme Court DOMA Hearing

March 27 (Bloomberg) — Roberta Kaplan, a lawyer representing Edie Windsor, speaks at a news conference in Washington.

How Will Neuroscience Affect Views on fMRI Lie Detection?

Alan Alda, host of the PBS Special “Brains on Trial,”  speaks with Stanford Law School professor Hank Greely about the implications of fMRI Lie Detection practices inside the criminal justice system. Look for the broadcast soon.

Justice Sotomayor and Dean Magill

Unfortunately, the video of Stanford Law School Dean Elizabeth Magill in conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the Commonwealth Club of California on January 28, 2013, is no longer available.