2006 Activities & Engagements

December 8, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Presenter regarding Preliminary Draft No. 3, Principles of Software Contracting (with Robert Hillman), ALI Council Meeting, Philadelphia

Robert Bone: Presenter regarding United States Anti-dilution Law, Comparative Dilution Law Conference, New York University Law School, New York

December 5, 2006

Fran Miller: Presenter, "Basics Principles of Probate Processes & Estate & Gift Taxation," Development Conference, Joslin Diabetes Ctr., Boston, Massachusetts

December 3, 2006

Jay Wexler: Presenter, “Protecting Religion Through Statute: The Mixed Case of the United States,” Comparative Approaches to Implementing International Standards in Religion Legislation, Conference on Law and Religion in Transitional Societies, Oslo, Norway

November 30 - December 1, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Co-Chair, ALI-ABA, Advanced Course Investment Management, Fordham Law School, New York

November 17, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Opening Remarks, "Conference: Software Patents: A Time for Change?," Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

Jim Bessen: Speaker, "Empirical Evidence on Software Patents," Conference: "Software Patents: A Time for Change?" Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

Mike Meurer: Speaker, "Legal Perspectives on Software Patents," Conference: "Software Patents: A Time for Change?" Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

Dennis Crouch: Moderator, "The Great Debate: Software Patents and Patents Reform," Conference: "Software Patents: A Time for Change?" Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

November 16, 2006

David Walker: Presenter, "Financial Accounting and Corporate Behavior,” National Tax Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “Antitrust Around the World,” Legal Theory Workshop, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Lecturer to Senior Representatives from the Taiwanese Securities Industry Regulators

November 6, 2006

Katharine Silbaugh: Debater, "Same-Sex Marriage: A Debate," Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts

November 3, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Keynote speaker, "Raising the Level of Ethical Business Behavior," Denver, Colorado

Katharine Silbaugh: Presenter, “The Architecture of Equality," Dimensions of Women’s Equal Citizenship Conference, Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York

November 2, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Speaker, Center for Corporate Excellence, Denver, Colorado

November 1, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Speaker, Fiduciary duties, Center for Corporate Excellence, Denver, Colorado

October 29, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Speaker, NYU Stern Business School, Class on Corporate Ethics, New York, New York

October 27-28, 2006

Keith Hylton: Invited Presenter, “Antitrust Around the World,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, University of Texas Law School, Austin, Texas

October 26, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “Biometrics: Solving the Regressivity of VATs with Smart Card Technology,” SGATAR (Study Group of Asian Tax Administration and Research) Taipei, Taiwan (ROC)

October 20 - 21, 2006

Katharine Silbaugh: Presenter, “Wal-Mart’s Other Woman Problem,” Wal-Mart Matters Conference, University of Connecticut Law School, Hartford, Connecticut

October 18 , 2006

Fran Miller: Presenter, "Risk Management in Clinical Trials," ABA First Annual Biotech Institute and Regional CLE Workshop, Cambridge, Massachusetts

October 13, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Panelist, "Federal Regulatory Standards and Expectations," Center for Banking and Financial Law of Boston University and Federated Investors, Inc., Symposium, Washington, D.C.

October 12-14, 2006

Michael Baram: Chair, International Workshop on Safety in Genetic Engineering of Agriculture, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

October 12, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Lecturer to Securities and Exchange Commission Staff, Washington, D.C.

October 11, 2006

Stanley Fisher: Presenter, “Miscarriages of Justice in the American System: The Problem of Mistaken Eyewitness Identification,” Humphrey Fellows Seminar, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

October 9-11, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Co-Chair, IASTED International Conference on Law and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

October 6, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Panelist, National Association of Public Finance Advisors Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “Carousel Fraud in the EU: A Digital VAT Solution,” UK Treasury, London, England

Sadiq Reza: Speaker, "Criminal Procedure in Egypt: Recent Developments," Comparative Criminal Procedure Conference, Indiana University School of Law

October 5, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “Biometrics, Certified Solutions and Carousel Fraud,” Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England

October 3, 2006

David Walker: Presenter, "Financial Accounting and Corporate Behavior,” Harvard Law School, Seminar in Law and Economics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

October, 2006

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Speaker, "Ethnic Conflict: Roots and Solutions," Conference on Genocide Prevention, Fordham University, New York, New York

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Moderator, "Creating Mechanisms and Processes for Individual Justice in the Face of Disaster," ADR as a Tool for Justice, Fordham Law School, New York, New York

September 29, 2006

Gary Lawson: Speaker, "Security and Liberty," Emergency Conferenc - -Extraordinary Powers in Ordinary Times, Boston, Massachusetts

George Annas: Speaker, "Health and Well-Being," Emergency Conference - Extraordinary Powers in Ordinary Times, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

Wendy Mariner: Speaker, "Health and Well-Being," Emergency Conference - Extraordinary Powers in Ordinary Times, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

David Walker: Presenter, "Financial Accounting and Corporate Behavior,” Canadian Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, University of Toronto

September 28, 2006

Daniela Caruso: Lecturer, “Private Law and State Making in the Age of Globalization,” International Law Seminar, Harvard Law School, Boston, Massachusetts

Jay Wexler: Presenter, "Judging Intelligent Design: Should the Courts Decide What Counts as Science or Religion?" Boisi Center for Religion in Public Life, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts >>View Abstract

September 28 – October 1, 2006

Keith Hylton: Principal Lecturer, Antitrust Masters Course III, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, Kiawah Island, South Carolina

September 27, 2006

Fran Miller: Presenter, "IRB Liability Relating to Clinical Trials," American Conference Institute Conference on Clinical Trials of New Drugs and Devices, Boston, Massachusetts

September 26-27, 2006

Keith Hylton: Principal Lecturer, Law and Economics, Judicial Education Program, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

September 26, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Panel Member, Brokers' Duties in Advising Senior Investors (Suitability Rule) Conference (Thompson), New York

September 25, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Panelist, Investment Management Compliance Summit, New York

September 20, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Lecturer, “Circularity in Fair Use: The Puzzle of Foregone License Fees,” Third Annual Lecture in Intellectual Property and Communications Law, Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, Michigan

September 18-22, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Professor, Intensive course “Transfer Pricing and Digital Tax Regimes,” Graduate School of Business, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan

September 16, 2006

Fran Miller: Pharmaceutical Ethics Regarding Vaccinations, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pharmacy Conference

September 15-16, 2006

Keith Hylton: Commentator on paper by Robert Cooter and Ariel Porat, Torts Conference, Columbia University Law School, New York, New York

September 15, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Presenter regarding Preliminary Draft No. 3, Principles of Software Contracting (with Robert Hillman), ALI Advisors & Members Consultative Group Meeting , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

September 14, 2006

Fran Miller: Presenter, "The Law and Ethics of Vaccination," Continuing Education Conference, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “When Should a Case Be Dismissed? The Economics of Pleading and Summary Judgment Standards,” Civil Procedure Conference sponsored by Federalist Society and eSapience, New York University Law School, New York, New York

September 12 - 14, 2006

Michael Baram: Keynote presenter, "Alternatives to Prescriptive Regulation of Workplace Health and Safety," International Labour Organization Conference, The Netherlands

Tamar Frankel: Lecturer, "Legal Issues, Israel’s Beginnings," Boston, Massachusetts

September 11, 2006

Jack Beermann: Panelist, Symposium on Presidential, Congressional and Judicial Control of Rulemaking, Library of Congress. Topic: Congressional Control of Rulemaking

September 9, 2006

Jack Beermann: Speaker, Inauguration of the Institut International de Droit et Gestion (International Institute of Law and Business), Casablanca, Morocco. Topic: Regional Government in the United States

Daniela Caruso: Lecturer, “Private Law and State Making in the Age of Globalization,” Faculty Workshop, Washington College of Law (American University), Washington, D.C.

September 8-10, 2006

Keith Hylton: Senior Commentator, Junior Empirical Legal Scholars Conference, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York

September 8, 2006

Fran Miller: Workshop Presenter, "Is Global Adverse Drug Event Reporting Adequate?" Quinnipiac Law School/Business School/Allied Health Professions, Hamden, Connecticut

Sadiq Reza: Speaker, "Torture and Confessions in Islamic Law and Practice," Fifth International Conference on Islamic Legal Studies, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

September 1, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Law as an Autonomous Discipline," Boston University School of Law Retreat, Boston, Massachusetts

July 24-28, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Intensive course “Tax Treaties and Transfer Pricing,” Ministry of Finance Training Institute, Taipei, Taiwan (ROC)

July 6, 2006

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Speaker, "Teaching Comparative Mediation," Transatlantic Perspectives on ADR Conference, London

July 3, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Patent and Human Rights: The Case of the Second to Invent," Human Rights Paradox Conference, The Center for Intellectual Property Law of Utrecht University, Utrecth, The Netherlands

July, 2006

Tamar Frankel: "Author Meet Reader," Law and Society Annual Meeting

June 28, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “VAT Issues ina M& A Context, “ Boston Bar Association, Boston, Massachusetts

June 24, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Panelist, Directors College, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, California

June 14-16, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Presenter regarding Economic Analysis of Preemption (with Michael Meurer), AALS Workshop in IP, Vancouver, BC

June 15, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Competition: Philosophic and Conceptual Issues," Mid-Year Meeting of the AALS Workshop on Intellectual Property, Vancouver

June 14, 2006

Fran Miller: Presenter, "Economics in the Marketplace: Balancing Incentives for the Use of Technology," National Health Technology Leadership Forum, Harvard Medical School. Boston, Massachusetts

June 13, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “Biometrics and Regressivity in the EU VAT,” ATINER (Athens Institute for Education and Research) Athens, Greece

June 9-11, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "The Law and Policy of Intellectual Policy: Building a New Global Framework," University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan

June 6, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Intellectual Property Law," University of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

June 2, 2006

Fran Miller: "Adverse Event Reporting Trends Worldwide," Health Law Teachers’ Conference, Baltimore, Maryland

May 24, 2006

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “Property Rules, Liability Rules and Immunity: An Application to Cyberspace,” Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “Antitrust Around the World,” Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 22, 2006

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “When Should a Case Be Dismissed? The Economics of Pleading and Summary Judgment Standards,” Law and Economics Workshop, University of Amsterdam Law School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

May 19, 2006

Richard Ainsworth: Presenter, “Transfer Pricing Tri-lemma: Income Tax, Customs and VAT,” University of Michigan School of Law & Beijing University School of Law Conference on Transfer Pricing, Beijing, China (PRC)

May 10, 2006

Tamar Frankel: Lecturer, Seminar, Oxford Said Business School

April 27, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Copyright and Ethics: The Moral Duties of Copyright Owners," Depaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois

April 24-26, 2006

Keith Hylton: Principal Lecturer, Law and Economics, Judicial Education Program, Brookings Institution

April 22, 2006

Robert Sloane: Presenter, "The Relevance of International Sources of Law,” Boston University School of Law, Conference: The Role of the Judge in the Twenty-First Century, Boston, MA

April 21, 2006

Jay Wexler: Conference Participant, Carnegie Foundation Conference, Boisi Center for Religion and Public Life at Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

April 14, 2006

Daniel Partan: Lecturer, "NAFTA & WTO Dispute Settlement Systems Compared," Xiamen University Law School, China

April 13, 2006

Robert Bone: Presenter, “Procedural Discretion Revisited: A Critical Look," Civil Justice Workshop, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California

April 7, 2006

Daniel Partan: Lecturer, "State-to-State Treaty Interpretation and Compliance Disputes: NAFTA Chapter 20," Xiamen University Law School, China

Stacey Dogan: Speaker, "Trademarks as Information," Faculty Workshop, William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia

April 5, 2006

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “When Should a Case Be Dismissed? The Economics of Pleading and Summary Judgment Standards,” Principal Speaker, AEI-Brookings Joint Center, Washington D.C.

April 1, 2006

Sadiq Reza: Moderator, "Domestic Surveillance: The Law and Its Impact on American Muslims & Muslim Institutions," Joint Conference, National Association of Muslim Lawyers and National Muslim Law Students Association, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.

April, 2006

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Speaker, "The Legacy of Ethnic Conflict: Legal and Moral Perspectives," Conference on African Peacekeeping, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, New York, New York

March 31, 2006

Daniel Partan: Lecturer, "Damage Claims by Investors Against Governments: NAFTA Chapter 11," Xiamen University Law School, China

March 30, 2006

Daniel Partan: Presenter, “Investment Disputes under NAFTA Chapter 11 and Bilateral Investment Treaties,” Xiamen University Law School, Xiamen, China

March 29, 2006

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “Antitrust Around the World,” American Bar Association Spring Antitrust Meeting, Scholar’s Showcase Panel, Washington D.C.

March 24, 2006

Keith Hylton: Presenter, “Development Lending and the Community Reinvestment Act,” Issues in Community Economic Development Conference, Western New England College of Law, Springfield, MA

Daniel Partan: Lecturer, "Antidumping and Countervailing Duty appeals in North America: NAFTA Chapter 19," Xiamen University Law School, China

March 21, 2006

Sadiq Reza: Speaker, "Fatwa: Deconstructing an Islamic Legal Opinion," 2006 New York Law School Faculty Presentation Day, New York, New York

March 17, 2006

Stacey Dogan: Speaker, "Trademarks as Information," Meredith Memorial Lectures 2006, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

March 7, 2006

Maureen O'Rourke: Intellectual Property Distinguished Visitor, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon

March, 2006

Kenneth Simons: Presenter, “A Restatement Third of Intentional Torts?,” Dan B. Dobbs Conference on Economic Torts, University of Arizona James E. Rogers School of Law, Tuscon, Arizona

February 27, 2006

Fran Miller: IRB Member Liability Concerns, International Conference Committee Conference on Clinical Trials, New York, New York

February 15, 2006

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Fair Use," Massachusetts of Institute Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

February, 2006

Stacey Dogan: Speaker, "Intellectual Property and Systems Competition," Systems Competition Workshop, American Antitrust Institute Workshop, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Speaker, "Saint Teresa of Avila: Some Medieval Perspectives for Contemporary Lawyering," Fordham Law School, Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer's Work, New York, New York

January 2 - 9, 2006

Fran Miller: "Basic Principles of Food & Drug Law," University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas

January, 2006

Sadiq Reza: Moderator, "The Diversity of Islamic Law: Search and Seizure Doctrine," 2006 AALS Annual Meeting, Open Program on Islamic Law

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley: Panelist, "Listening to the World: New Ideas for Resolving Identity-Based Conflict," Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio

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