JORGE L CONTRERAS portrait
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, Human Genetics
  • Professor, College Of Law

Professional Service

  • National Science Foundation. E-Infrastructure and Data Management Knowledge Hub - Work Package 4 (Data Sharing). 01/2014 - present
  • American Association of Law Schools (AALS). Role: Board Member. Section of Intellectual Property . 01/2014 - present
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Role: Member. Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Selection Committee . 01/2013 - 01/2014
  • National Institutes of Health. Role: Member. Council of Councils, NCATS Advisory Council; Cures Acceleration Network (CAN)Review Board. 01/2012 - 01/2018
  • National Academies of Science. Committee on Intellectual Property Management in Standard-Setting Processes. 01/2011 - 01/2013
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Role: Member. Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC) . 01/2010 - present
  • National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists (NCLS). Role: Co-Chair. ABA Delegation. 01/2009 - 01/2014
  • Internet Society. Role: 2009 ISOC Ambassador . Internet Governance Forum, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. 01/2009 - 12/2009
  • National Institutes of Health. Council member. 01/2007 - 01/2010
  • American Bar Association. Role: Chair. Committee on Technical Standardization . 01/2003 - present

Honors & Awards

  • University of Utah – Presidential Scholar (conferred 2019). 06/2019
  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law – Faculty Scholarship Award (2018-19). 05/2019
  • Global Data Review – Who’s Who Legal 2019 – Information Technology. 01/2019
  • Daniels Fund Leadership in Ethics Education Award, University of Utah – for development of class “Genetics and Medicine: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues. 06/2018
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Educational Activities Board (EAB) and IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Board of Governors Standards Education Award for “outstanding contributions to understanding the interaction of standardization systems with intellectual property rights, and educating students, policy makers and the public regarding these issues”. 05/2018
  • Celebrate U - Research Achievement - College of Law. University of Utah. 04/2018
  • Celebrate U - Research Achievement - College of Law. University of Utah, 04/2017
  • Early Career Teaching Award. College of Law, 05/2016
  • World Standards Day Paper Competition – 1st place . Standards Engineering Society, 09/2015
  • Elizabeth Payne Cubberly Faculty Scholarship Award . American University Washington College of Law, 05/2014
  • World Standards Day Paper Competition – 1st place . Standards Engineering Society, 09/2011

Affiliations

  • Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Senior Fellow, 03/2017 - present