The Journal of Science & Technology Law (JOSTL) publishes the best practical scholarship from experts in the areas of biotechnology, computers and communications, intellectual property, technology transfer and business law for technology-based companies. JOSTL is published by 50 second- and third-year students from Boston University School of Law.

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Latest Issue

Vol. 23.2 – Summer 2017


Coordinating the Offshore Energy Transition: a Legal Economic Framework
by  James Skelley

Alice‘s Aftermath: Changes in Patentee Behavior Since Alice v. CLS Bank
by James E. Daily

No Trademark, No Problem
by Christine Haight Farley

Acceptance Instead of Denial: Pro-Applicant Positions at the PTO
by Dmitry Karshtedt

Privilege for Patent Agents
by Megan M. La Belle

The Constitutionality of Administrative Patent Cancellation
by Greg Reilly

Fixing Incontestability: The Next Frontier?
by Rebecca Tushnet


A Fantastic Gamble: an Analysis of Daily Fantasy Sports Under the UIGEA and the Predominance Test
by Andrew J. Griffin

The Reusable Bomb: Exploring how the Law of Armed Conflict Applies in Cyberspace
by Rebecca Helene Sussman