2015 Activities & Engagements

Current and Upcoming Events

August 19 - 21, 2015

Kevin Outterson: Participant, Global Health Risk Framework: A Workshop on Research and Development of Medical Products, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China >>Event Info

September 17, 2015

James Fleming: Speaker, "Obergefell, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Future of Marriage," 8th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO >>Event Info

Linda McClain: Speaker, "Obergefell, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Future of Marriage," 8th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO >>Event Info

September 22, 2015

Katharine Silbaugh: Lecturer, "Reactive to Proactive: Title IX's Capacity to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault," Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, MA

September 25 - 26, 2015

Daniela Caruso: Speaker, "Unfair Contract Terms," General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Oxford, UK >>Event Info

September 29, 2015

Tamar Frankel: Panelist, 75th Anniversary of the Investment Company and Advisers Act, US Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, DC

Past Events

July 14, 2015

Tamar Frankel: Lecturer, "The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle," Senior Summer School, Boston, MA >>Event Info

July 11, 2015

David Seipp: Speaker, "How to Get Rid of a King: Lawyering the Revolution of 1399," British Legal History Conference, University of Reading School of Law, Reading, UK >>Event Info

June 29 - 30, 2015

Stacey Dogan: Participant, Trademark Scholars Roundtable, Oxford University Faculty of Law, Oxford, UK

June 18, 2015

Jack Beermann: Panel participant, "The Incentives Behind Congressional Delegation," Third Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Federalist Society, Washington, DC >>Event Info

June 16 - 17, 2015

Wendy Gordon: Reviewer/Commenter, Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, hosted by Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

David Webber: Presenter, "Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs’ Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?" Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

June 10, 2015

William Park: Keynote speaker, "Explaining Arbitration Law," PLI Symposium on International Dispute Resolution, Mechanicsburg, PA >>Event Info

June 4 - 5, 2015

David Webber: Presenter, "Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs’ Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?" National Business Law Scholars Conference, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ >>Event Info

May 20, 2015

Tamar Frankel: Guest speaker, Securities Regulation Committee Meeting, New York State Bar Association, New York City >>Event Info

Michael Meurer: Moderator, "2014-2015 Supreme Court IP Round-Up," Boston Bar Association >>Event Info

May 15 - 16, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Commentator, “Forum Selling,” American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Columbia Law School, New York, NY >>Event Info

David Webber: Discussant, "Respondeat Superior and Secondary Liability," Secondary Liability and Enforcement in Securities Markets Panel, American Law and Economics Association Conference, Columbia Law School, New York, NY >>Event Info

May 15, 2015

Michael Meurer: Speaker, "Is It Time for a New Patent Law? A Debate" Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC >>Event Info

May 12 - 15, 2015

William Park: Visting lecturer, "The Contours of American Arbitration Law," University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

May 8 - 9, 2015

Jay Wexler: Panelist, "When Religion Pollutes: How Should the Law Respond to Religious Beliefs and Practices That Harm the Environment and Risk the Public’s Health?," When Religion Intersects with Mental, Public, and Environmental Health, 2015 Annual Conference: Law, Religion, and Health in America, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

May 7, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Commentator, “Metformin and the Drug Repurposing Debate,” bioIP Workshop, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA >>Event Info

Sarah Sherman-Stokes: Panelist, Popular Media, Fear Appeals, and a Sense of Humor: Three Approaches to Engaging Students in Justice Learning, Teaching Substantive Law and Lawyering Skills, and Preparing Students for the “Real World,"
Leading the New Normal: Clinical Education at the Forefront of Change, American Association of Law Schools, Rancho Mirage, CA >>Event Info

May 5, 2015

Constance Browne: Presenter, "1L Curricular Reform and Faculty Integration," Leading the New Normal: Clinical Education at the Forefront of Change, American Association of Law Schools, Rancho Mirage, CA >>Event Info

Peggy Maisel: Presenter, "1L Curricular Reform and Faculty Integration," Leading the New Normal: Clinical Education at the Forefront of Change, American Association of Law Schools, Rancho Mirage, CA >>Event Info

May 4, 2015

Stacey Dogan: Panelist, "A Moving Line? Exploring the Boundaries of Trademark Enforcement and Trademark Misuse," International Trademark Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA >>Event Info

April 27, 2015

Stacey Dogan: Presenter, "Harms, Benefits, and Justifications in Trademark Law," St. John’s Intellectual Property Law Colloquium, Jamaica, NY

April 23, 2015

Robert Sloane: Panelist, The Torture Report: A Panel Discussion with BU Experts, Boston University, Boston, MA >>Event Info

April 21, 2015

Susan Akram: Speaker, The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: What Is to Be Done?, 80th Capitol Hill Conference, Middle East Policy Council, Washington, DC >>Event Info

James Fleming: Panelist, Fidelity & Change in Constitutional Interpretation, Boston College Law School, Boston, MA >>Event Info

Linda McClain: Participant, Marriage Opportunity Council, Institute for American Values, Washington, DC

April 20, 2015

Tamar Frankel: Discussant, Film Screening of "Above and Beyond" followed by Q&A with Professor Frankel, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Michael Meurer: Presenter, "Patent Transparency," CTIC Workshop Series, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA >>Event Info

William Park: Presenter, "The Why and the Wherefore of Arbitration Law," Proskauer Lecture in International Arbitration, New York, NY

April 18, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Presenter, "Preclusion and the PTO," PTO and the Courts, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA >>Event Info

April 17 - 18, 2015

David Webber: Discussant, Securities Law and Its Enforcers, Conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, NYU Law School, New York, NY >>Event Info

April 14, 2015

William Park: Presenter, "Professional Ethics in Trans-border Dispute Resolution," New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

April 13, 2015

Kathryn Zeiler: Presenter, "The Impact of Damages Caps on Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums," Law & Economics Colloquium, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL >>Event Info

April 10 - 11, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Presenter, "Preclusion and the PTO," The Patent Conference, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS >>Event Info

April 10, 2015

Susan Akram: Panel participant, "Fortresses Everywhere: The Containment Paradigm vs. the Refugee Convention's Call for Responsibility-Sharing,” 2015 American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington, DC >>Event Info

William Park: Presenter, "What Investor-State Dispute Resolution Can Learn from Commercial Arbitration," Harvard International Arbitration Conference, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

Kathryn Zeiler: Participant, Faculty Workshop, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA >>Event Info

April 9, 2015

Kathryn Zeiler: Participant, Levy Workshop, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA >>Event Info

April 7, 2015

James Fleming: Panelist, "The Rule of Law: Current Status," BB&T Speaker Series, University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy, Houston, TX >>Event Info

Michael Meurer: Speaker, "Patent Reform and the 114th Congress: What Does the Evidence Show?" Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC

April 6, 2015

George Annas: Speaker, Current Controversies in Public Health Law: Celebrating the release of Public Health Law by Professors Wendy Mariner and George Annas, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA >>Event Info

Paul Gugliuzza: Presenter, "Patent Trolls and Preemption," IP Colloquium, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL >>Event Info

Wendy Mariner: Speaker, Current Controversies in Public Health Law: Celebrating the release of Public Health Law by Professors Wendy Mariner and George Annas, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA >>Event Info

April 1, 2015

Abigail Moncrieff: Speaker, King v. Burwell and the Future of the Affordable Care Act, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

March 31, 2015

Julie Dahlstrom: Panel organizer, "Immigration Options for Victims of Workplace Crimes, Human Trafficking, and Fraud in Labor Trafficking," Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA >>Event Info

Michael Meurer: Presenter, "Interactions of Technology Strategy and Human Capital Investments," National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Panelist, The Future of Legal Education webcast, Pennsylvania Bar Institute >>Event Info

March 25 - 27, 2015

Stacey Dogan: Speaker, Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium, American Bar Association 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Bethesda, MD >>Event Info

Paul Gugliuzza: Speaker, American Bar Association 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Bethesda, MD >>Event Info

March 24, 2015

Susan Akram: Lecturer, "Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Politics of Unresolved Refugee Crises," Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA >>Event Info

Susan Akram: Participant, Forced Migration and Human Trafficking Working Group, Pardee Center for Global Studies, Boston University, Boston, MA >>Event Info

March 23, 2015

Pnina Lahav: Speaker, "Golda Meir: American Roots, Zionist Life," The Lapidus Family Fund Lecture in American Jewish Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ >>Event Info

March 20, 2015

David Webber: Presenter, "Shareholder Litigation Without Class Action," Faculty Workshop, Boston College Law School, Newton, MA

March 18, 2015

Susan Akram: Presenter, Barnes & Noble at BU Presents: An Evening with Faculty Authors Susan M. Akram and Robert D. Sloane, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Boston, MA >>Event Info

Robert Sloane: Presenter, Barnes & Noble at BU Presents: An Evening with Faculty Authors Susan M. Akram and Robert D. Sloane, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Boston, MA >>Event Info

March 13, 2015

Michael Meurer: Speaker, "Patent Litigation Trends and Impacts of Potential Reforms," LeadershIP 2015 conference, Washington, DC >>Event Info

March 10, 2015

David Seipp: Speaker, "When Lawyers Lie: Forging an English Constitution in 1399," Youard Lecture in Legal History, Oxford University Faculty of Law, Oxford, UK >>Event Info

March 9, 2015

Stacey Dogan: Presenter, "Harms, Benefits, and Justifications in Trademark Law," Intellectual Property Theory Colloquium, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA >>Event Info

March 6, 2015

Kathryn Zeiler: Participant, Experimental Methods in Legal Scholarship Workshop, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA >>Event Info

March 3, 2015

Kathryn Zeiler: Participant, Law & Economics Workshop, University of Toronto Law School, Toronto, ON, Canada >>Event Info

February 28, 2015

Julie Dahlstrom: Panel participant, Anti-Human Trafficking Panel, American Bar Association 1st Circuit Spring Meeting, Boston, MA >>Event Info

February 27 - 28, 2015

David Webber: Speaker, Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop, Center for Law, Economics, and Finance, George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC >>Event Info

February 27, 2015

Michael Meurer: Speaker, "Innovation Today: The Legal Challenges of Funding Startups," Review of Banking & Financial Law Symposium, Boston University School of Law >>Event Info

February 26, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Expert Witness, "Update: Patent Demand Letter Practices and Solutions," House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, Washington, DC >>Event Info

February 20, 2015

Michael Meurer: Speaker, "Law and Innovation," 2015 Federalist Society National Student Symposium, Chicago, IL >>Event Info

February 16 - 17, 2015

James Fleming: Presenter, Law and Constitutional Interpretation: Moral Readings vs. Originalisms, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico >>Event Info

Linda McClain: Presenter, Law and Constitutional Interpretation: Moral Readings vs. Originalisms, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico >>Event Info

February 5 - 7, 2015

Paul Gugliuzza: Panel Participant, "Patent Trolls, Preemption, and Petitioning Immunity," Patent—NPEs, 2015 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA >>Event Info

February 5, 2015

Michael Meurer: Presenter, "Patent Transparency," Faculty Workshop, Boston University School of Law

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "New Business Models for Antibiotics: Results from the Chatham House Working Group," Antimicrobial Resistance Roundtable Series, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemistry, London, UK >>Watch the presentation

February 4, 2015

Kevin Outterson: Panel Participant, Anti-Microbial Resistance: A Global Health Security Threat, Chatham House, London, UK >>Event Info

January 20, 2015

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Separability and Interoperability: Resolving Oracle v. Google," Roundtable on US Developments in Copyright and Trademark, sponsored by the Centre for Media and Communications Law, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, Australia

January 16 - 17, 2015

Michael Meurer: Speaker, “Governing Innovation: The Law, Economics, and Political Economy of Patent Systems,” Harvard Kennedy School

January 14 - 15, 2015

David Webber: Presenter, "The Use and Abuse of Labor's Capital," Fiduciary Duty Conference, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA

January 13, 2015

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "The Core of Copyright," Natural Rights/Natural Law and Intellectual Property, sponsored by the Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia >>Event Info

January 4, 2015

David Webber: Speaker, Section on Securities Litigation, American Association of Law Schools 2015 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

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