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

Publications

Research Keywords

  • Standards and Interoperability
  • Property
  • Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks
  • Data Collection
  • Biotechnology
  • Antitrust Law

Presentations

  • Intellectual Property Workshop, “The Meaning of Myriad”, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI). Presentation, Accepted, 10/2019.
  • 19th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), DePaul University (Chicago, IL, Aug. 2019), “Sui-Genericide” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Consuming Genetics: Ethical and Legal Considerations of New Technologies, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA, May 2019), “DTC Genomics and Data Ownership” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2019.
  • Tenth Annual INTA Trademark Scholarship Symposium (Boston, MA, May 2019), “Sui-Genericide” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2019.
  • First Annual Empirical Conference on Standardization, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL, May 2019), “Trademarks, Certification Marks and Technical Standards” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2019.
  • 4th Annual BioIP Scholar Workshop, Boston University School and Law and Am. Soc’y of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Boston, MA, Apr. 2019), “The False Promise of Health Data Ownership” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Changing Regulation of Pharmaceuticals: Issues in Pricing, Intellectual Property, Trade and Ethics, McGeorge School of Law (Sacramento, CA, Apr. 2019), “Patenting Genetic Therapies: CAR-T and the Medical Treatment Exclusion Around the World" (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Gene Editing and Agriculture: Exploring the Legal and Policy Implications of the CRISPR Revolution, Drake University Law School (Des Moines, IA, Apr. 2019), “The Agricultural CRISPR Patent Landscape” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2019.
  • 8th International Intellectual Property Roundtable, Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL, Mar. 2019), “The New Extraterritoriality” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2019.
  • Frontiers in Precision Medicine IV: Artificial Intelligence, Assembling Large Cohorts, and the Population Data Revolution, University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT, Mar. 2019): "ELSI Issues in Assembling Large Cohorts for Precision Medicine" (conference organizer, panel moderator). Panel, Presented, 03/2019.
  • Reforming Patent Reform, University of Southern California Gould School of Law (Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 2019), “Much Ado About Holdup” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2019.
  • Intellectual Property in a Globalized Economy: United States Extraterritoriality in International Business, Boston University School of Law Journal of Law, Science and Technology and International Law Review (Boston, MA, Feb. 2019), “Extraterritoriality, Anti-Suit Injunctions and FRAND Licensing” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2019.
  • Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP), University of Houston Law Center (Houston, TX, Feb. 2019) “The Eco-Patent Commons: A Post-Mortem Assessment” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2019.
  • The Market for Regulation in the Internet of Things, Stanford University Hoover Institution (Stanford, CA, Jan. 2019) “A Proposal for Global FRAND Rate-Setting” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Keynote Address, “The Global Standards Wars: Patent and Competition Disputes in North America, Europe and Asia”, Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Am. Assn. of Law Schools (AALS) 2019 Annual Meeting, “Intellectual Property Remedies at the Supreme Court and Worldwide”, New Orleans, La. Panel, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Data Law in a Global Digital Economy, “Data and Property Roundtable”, NYU School of Law, New York, NY. Panel, Presented, 11/2018.
  • 3rd Florence Competition Program (FCP) Annual Conference, European University Institute (Florence, Italy) “Licensing SEPs: When are the license terms fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory?” (panel leader). Panel, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Standards Essential Patents, Licenses and Effects in the Market, "The Global Standards Wars" (lecture), and “Standards Essential Patents – Effects in Developing Countries such as Colombia”, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Rethinking Patent Law as an Incentive to Innovation – International Patent Conference (Warsaw, Poland), “The patentability of genetic therapies: CAR-T and the medical treatment exclusion around the world”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Standards Essential Patents, Licenses and Effects in the Market, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia), “The Global Standards Wars” (lecture) and “Standards Essential Patents – Effects in Developing Countries such as Colombia” (panelist). Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Fordham University (New York, NY): Faculty workshop, “The False Promise of Data Ownership”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Adam Mickiewicz University (PoznaƄ, Poland): Public Lecture, “Patent Pledges”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • 7th Annual Trademark Works in Progress Colloquium, American University (Washington, DC), “Intentional Genericide” . Presentation, Presented, 09/2018.
  • Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, American University (Washington, DC), “Patent Pledges as Flexible Mechanisms for Social Change” (talk), “Fueling the Affordable Smartphone Revolution in India” (panelist), and “Exploring the Patentability of Cell- and Gene-based Therapies” (panelist). Presentation, Presented, 09/2018.
  • 18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA), “Private Law, Conflict of Laws, and a Lex Mercatoria for Standards Development Organizations” (presented paper) and The Anticommons at 20 – Plenary Session honoring Rebecca Eisenberg (speaker). Presentation, Presented, 08/2018.
  • Federalist Society Teleforum, “Antitrust Regulation of the Use of Intellectual Property”. Panel, Presented, 07/2018.
  • IP Day 2018, Boston University Technology & Policy Research Initiative (Boston, MA), “Is it Time for a Global FRAND Rate-Setting Tribunal?” . Presentation, Presented, 07/2018.
  • Boston University School of Law (Boston, MA): Technology & Policy Research Initiative (TPRI) Paper workshop, “Much Ado About Hold-up” . Presentation, Presented, 07/2018.
  • Mapping Flexibilities for Injunctive Relief in Patent Law, Tilburg University (Tilburg, Netherlands). Other, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Maastricht University (Maastricht, Netherlands): Closing Address, Advanced Masters Programmes in IP Law and Knowledge Management LLM/MSC. Presentation, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Nottingham Trent University (Nottingham, England): Faculty workshop, “A Liability Rule Framework for Health Information”. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Public versus Private Perspectives on Open IP, Cambridge University, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) (Cambridge, England), “The Evolving Patent Pledge Landscape”. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Assn. of Law, Property & Society (ALPS), 9th Annual Meeting, Maastricht University (Maastricht, Netherlands), “A Liability Rule Framework for Health Information” . Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Tilburg University (Tilburg, Netherlands): Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) Faculty Presentation, “Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Genetic Information”. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Regulating Private Regulators: What Role for Private Law? Tilburg University (Tilburg, Netherlands), “Private Law, Conflict of Laws, and a Lex Mercatoria for Standards Development Organizations”. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • 26th Annual Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute (New York, NY). Panel, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Patent Conference 8 (PatCon), University of San Diego Law School (San Diego, CA), “Is it time for a Global, FRAND rate-setting tribunal?”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Digital Economy and Competition Policy – IoT, Data, Platforms and Laws, Japan Fair Trade Comm’n (Osaka, Japan), “IPRs and Competition Laws in the IoT/AI Era”. Presentation, Presented, 03/2018.
  • Utah State Bar IP Summit 2018 (Salt Lake City, Utah), “Practical Advice and Future Outlook: Section 101 and Patentable Subject Matter” . Panel, Presented, 02/2018.
  • 16. Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference, NYU School of Law (New York, NY): “Much Ado About Hold-Up” (presented paper). Presentation, Presented, 01/2018.
  • 2nd TILEC Conference on Competition, Standardization and Innovation, Tilburg University (Tilburg, Netherlands) (scientific committee, discussant, panelist). Presentation, Presented, 12/2017.
  • Standards and Intellectual Property: Strategies Japan should adopt in light of current global trends, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) (Tokyo, Japan), “FRAND and Public and Private Law”. Presentation, Presented, 12/2017.
  • Law and Economics Workshop on IPRs for Standard-based Innovations, Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 2017), “Top-Down FRAND Royalty Rate Determinations”. Presentation, Presented, 12/2017.
  • Patents in Telecoms and the Internet of Things, University College London and George Washington University (Washington, DC) “Who Should Decide FRAND Terms When Parties Cannot Agree?”. Panel, Presented, 11/2017.
  • Keio University (Tokyo, Japan): Public Lecture, “The Global Standards Wars: Patent and Competition Disputes in North America, Europe and Asia”. Presentation, Presented, 11/2017.
  • National University Singapore (Singapore): Public Symposium: “The Global Standards Wars: Patents, Antitrust and Competition”. Presentation, Presented, 11/2017.
  • USPTO and Utah Bar China IP Roadshow (Salt Lake City, UT) “Technology Standards in China”. Panel, Presented, 10/2017.
  • Wiet Life Science Law Scholars Conference, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Chicago, IL), “IP, Surrogate Licensing and Precision Medicine” (with Jacob S. Sherkow). Presentation, Presented, 10/2017.
  • 2nd International Symposium on Standardization and Governance, Hunan University (Changsha, China), “FRAND as Private Law and Public Law”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2017.
  • 14th Annual Symposium on Emerging Intellectual Property Issues: The Value of Intellectual Property, Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX), “Patent Damages and Complex Products”. Panel, Presented, 09/2017.
  • Knowledge Ecology International: Patents, the Public Interest and Two New Medical Technologies: CRISPR and CAR T (Washington, DC) “Dividing the Spoils of CRISPR: Surrogate Licensing and Scientific Discovery”. Presentation, Presented, 09/2017.
  • 2017 Patent Pledges Roundtable: The Evolving Patent Pledge Landscape, American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC) . Presentation, Presented, 09/2017.
  • IPO Chat Channel: Global FRAND Update - Asia (webinar). Panel, Presented, 08/2017.
  • 17th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), Cardozo Law School (New York, NY): “Do Working Requirements Work?”. Presentation, Presented, 08/2017.
  • Second Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition, National Law University, Delhi (Bangalore, India, July 2017), “Standard-Essential Patents: Adjudicating FRAND in India from a Comparative Perspective” . Panel, Presented, 07/2017.
  • Sixth Annual IP Teaching/Workshop, National Law University, Delhi and National Law School of India University, Bangalore (Bangalore, India), “The Emerging Discourse on IP Remedies: Addressing the Research Gaps”. Panel, Presented, 07/2017.
  • Capitol Hill Staff Briefing: Understanding the Standard Essential Patent and FRAND Debate (Washington, DC). Panel, Presented, 06/2017.
  • Second International Conference on Standardization, Patents and Competition Issues, Jindal Global University (New Delhi, India), “Form 27 and India’s Patent Working Requirement”. Presentation, Presented, 06/2017.
  • Genomics and Society: Expanding the ELSI Universe, University of Connecticut (Farmington, CT), “Narratives of Gene Patenting” and “Genetic Property”. Presentation, Presented, 06/2017.
  • IPO Chat Channel: Global FRAND Update – Europe (webinar). Panel, Presented, 05/2017.
  • Second Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute (Washington DC). Panel, Presented, 05/2017.
  • Fifth Annual Research Roundtable on Technology Standards, Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL): “Assertion of Standards Essential Patents in Europe” . Presentation, Presented, 05/2017.
  • Creative Commons 2017 Global Summit (Toronto, Canada) “Patents: The Next Open Access Fight”. Panel, Presented, 04/2017.
  • International Intellectual Property Law Roundtable, New York University (New York, NY, Apr. 2017), “Working Property Requirements - Lessons Learned from India's Experiment with Form 27”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2017.
  • International Intellectual Property Law Roundtable, Duke University (Durham, NC), “Is it time for a Global, FRAND rate-setting tribunal?” (presented paper). Presentation, Presented, 04/2017.
  • Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO): Faculty Symposium, “Silly Patents”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2017.
  • PLI 11th Annual Patent Law Institute (New York, NY and San Francisco, CA) “Patents and Technical Standards”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2017.
  • National Law School of India, International Round Table on Evolving Jurisprudence on Patent Remedies (Bengaluru, India (remote)) “Injunctive Relief in U.S. Patent Cases”. Presentation, Presented, 03/2017.
  • International Patent Remedies Comparative Project (INPRECOMP) Workshop, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ) (organizer). Presentation, Presented, 03/2017.
  • American Antitrust Institute (AAI), International Antitrust Roundtable (Washington, DC), “Limitations on Patent Enforcement: A Comparative International Assessment”. Panel, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP), Boston University (Boston, MA.), “Dividing the Spoils of CRISPR” . Presentation, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Brigham Young University (Provo, UT): Law, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Colloquium, “Dividing the Spoils of CRISPR: Surrogate Licensing and Scientific Discovery”. Presentation, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public, University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT, Dec. 2016): “Patents and Precision Medicine”. Panel, Presented, 12/2016.
  • Utah Bar Association, Downtown CLE (Salt Lake City, UT), “Boundary by Acquiescence – Recent Developments”. Presentation, Presented, 11/2016.
  • International Patent Remedies Comparative Project (INPRECOMP) Workshop, Kings College London (London, UK) (organizer). Other, Other, 10/2016.
  • Patent Holdup Theory: Implications for the Courts, Government, and the Legislature, Stanford University Hoover Inst. (Washington, DC): “Patent Holdup, Royalty Stacking, and Standards: Theory and Evidence”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Brigham Young University (Provo, UT): Intellectual Property Colloquium, "Solar Climate Engineering and Intellectual Property: Toward a Research Commons". Presentation, Presented, 09/2016.
  • International Conference on Innovation, Intellectual Property, Competition and Standard Setting in the ICT, Jindal Global University (New Delhi, India): “National Disparities and Standards-Essential Patents: Considerations for India. Presentation, Presented, 08/2016.
  • Injunctions in Patent Law, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan, Poland): “US Law on Patent Injunctions” (lecture). Presentation, Presented, 06/2016.
  • Conference on Patent Damages, University of Texas School of Law (Austin, TX): “Interpleader and FRAND Royalties”. Presentation, Presented, 06/2016.
  • Research Uses of Genetic Resources: The Nagoya Protocol and Policy Solutions, National Library of Medicine (Bethesda, MD) (commentary). Other, Presented, 05/2016.
  • Fourth Annual Research Roundtable on Technology Standards, Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL): “When a Stranger Calls: Standards Outsiders and Unencumbered Patents”. Panel, Presented, 05/2016.
  • Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition, National Law University (Delhi, India (via Skype)), “FRAND in India from a Comparative Perspective and the DIPP Discussion Paper on SEPs”. Panel, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Patent Conference 6 (PatCon), Boston College Law School (Newton, MA, Apr. 2016), “When a Stranger Calls: Standards Outsiders and Unencumbered Patents”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2016.
  • PLI 10th Annual Patent Law Institute (New York, NY) “Patents and Internet Standards”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2016.
  • IP Leadership Conference (Washington, DC) “IP Licensing and Valuation: Views from the Businesses and Courts”. Panel, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Regulating Patent Hold-Up, University of Liege, Competition and Innovation Institute (Brussels, Belgium): “Patent Holdup: Theory and Evidence”. Panel, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Private Law and Intellectual Property, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA), “Private Ordering or Public Law? The Legal Character of Technical Standard Setting”. Presentation, Presented, 03/2016.
  • Denver University Sturm College of Law – Law Review Symposium (Denver, Colo.): “Patents and Internet Standards”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2016.
  • Works in Progress in Intellectual Property, University of Washington (Seattle, Wash.), “A Telecommunications Patent Landscape of India” . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2016.
  • Council on Governmental Relations (Washington, DC) “Open Access, Open Source and Patents”. Panel, Presented, 02/2016.
  • University of Nevada – Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Faculty Enrichment Series, “Silly Patents”. Presentation, Presented, 02/2016.
  • American Assn. Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting (New York, NY): BioLaw Section “Genetic Property and Precision Medicine”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Mega-Regionalism - New Challenges for Trade and Innovation (NSF/East-West Center) (Honolulu, HI), “Patents, Standards and Borders”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2016.
  • 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property in the Public Interest (New Delhi, India): Track Leader: IP and Development; Panel Organizer; Paper presented. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/2015.
  • Competition, Standardization and Innovation, Tilburg Law and Economics Center, Tilburg University (Amsterdam, Netherlands): “Assertion of Standards-Essential Patents by Non- Practicing Entities”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/2015.
  • Frontiers in Precision Medicine: Exploring Science and Policy Boundaries (Salt Lake City, UT): Conference Organizer. Other, Other, 12/2015.
  • 7th Annual Patent Law and Policy Conference, Georgetown Law Center and Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (Washington, DC): “Leading-Edge Issues in Patent Remedies”. Panel, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Patents in Telecoms, University College London & George Washington University School of Law (Washington, DC): “How to Calculate FRAND”. Panel, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Pauline Newman Inn of Court (Washington, DC) “The Great Patent Wars of American History – Were They Good or Bad for the Republic?”. Presentation, Presented, 11/2015.
  • 9th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (IEEE-SIIT) (Sunnyvale, CA): “RAND Market Failure: Analyzing IPXI's unsuccessful attempt to establish an exchange for unitized standards-essential patent licenses”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Columbia Law School (New York, NY): Law and Economics Workshop, “Commoditized FRAND Licenses: The Failure of IPXI”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2015.
  • University of Houston Law Center and Houston IP Law Association, 31st Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law (Galveston, TX) “Fair, Reasonable and Nondiscriminatory License Terms”. Presentation, Presented, 09/2015.
  • 15th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), DePaul University (Chicago, IL): “Silly Patents: Common Sense and the Elusive Prior Art of Everyday Life”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2015.
  • Patent Pledges Symposium, American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC) (organizer). Other, Other, 06/2015.
  • Global Competition Review (GCR) Live, IP and Antitrust Asia-Pacific Conference (Seoul, Korea) “IPR and Standards – Market Failure or Market Success”. Panel, Presented, 06/2015.
  • International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) (Edmonton, Alberta), “Genomic Data Sharing: 1992-2015”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2015.
  • International Intellectual Property Roundtable, Duke Law School (Durham, NC), “Multi-Commons and Meta-Commons in the New Data Sharing Universe”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Beyond IP 2, Yale Law School (New Haven, CT), “Consent in the Cathedral”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2015.
  • 18th Annual Conference – Assn. for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities, Georgetown Law Center (Washington, DC) “Narratives of Gene Patenting”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2015.
  • American Bar Assn. (ABA) Intellectual Property Law Annual Conference (Bethesda, MD), “Hot Topics in Antitrust IP” (moderator). Other, Other, 03/2015.
  • Works in Progress in Intellectual Property, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington D.C., “Patent Pledges” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, “Patent Pledges” (presented paper). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2014.
  • The Future of Patent Royalties, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., (organizer, moderator). Panel, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Patents in Telecom, University College London & George Washington University School of Law (Washington, DC, Nov. 2014, pending): “Overview of Standards-Setting Organizations” . Presentation, Accepted, 11/2014.
  • Third Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium, Toronto, Canada, “Standards- Essential Patents: Enforcement Options with FRAND Terms” . Presentation, Accepted, 11/2014.
  • Michigan State Law Review Fall 2014 Symposium: Public Domain(s): Law Generating Knowledge, and Furthering Innovation in the Information Economy, Michigan State University School of Law (Lansing, MI, Oct. 2014, pending) “Patent Pledges”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 10/2014.
  • University of Missouri, Resolving IP Disputes: Calling for an Alternative Paradigm (Columbia, MO, Oct. 4, 2013): “Disputes with an Industry Focus”. Panel, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Big Data is Not a Monolith - Workshop, IU Maurer School of Law, University of Indiana (Bloomington, IN, Oct. 2014, pending) “Leviathan in the Commons”. Presentation, Accepted, 10/2014.
  • Lewis and Clark School of Law (Portland, OR): Intellectual Property in the Trees symposium, “Narratives of Gene Patenting” (Oct. 2014 – pending). Presentation, Accepted, 10/2014.
  • University of Houston School of Law (Houston, TX): Faculty symposium, “Market Reliance and Patent Pledges” . Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 09/01/2014.
  • Patent Office of the Republic of Poland – Symposium on Patent and Competition Law (Warsaw, Poland), “Patents and Industry Standards”. Presentation, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty symposium on intellectual property (Poznan, Poland, Sept. 2014) “Patent Assertion Entities in the United States”. Presentation, Presented, 09/2014.
  • 10th International Symposium on IP in the Innovation Economy (Krakow, Poland) “Intellectual Property Management”. Presentation, Presented, 09/2014.
  • 14th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA: “Narratives of Gene Patenting”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2014.
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) (teleconference, Apr. 2014) “Data and the Internet of Things”. Panel, Presented, 08/2014.
  • International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) (Uppsala, Sweden, Jun. 2014): “Narratives of Gene Patenting” . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2014.
  • Seventh Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL, Jun. 2014). Panel, Presented, 06/2014.
  • Global Competition Review (GCR) Live, 2nd Annual IP and Antitrust Conference (Brussels, Belgium) “Patent “hold up”- the theoretical and empirical basis for antitrust intervention”. Panel, Presented, 06/2014.
  • Medical User Innovation and Knowledge Commons, NYU School of Law (New York, NY, May 2014): “Leviathan in the Commons: Biomedical Data and the State”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2014.
  • American Bar Assn. (ABA) Live Webinar and Teleconference, “The Impact of Regulatory & Industry Standards on Patents”. Panel, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Patent Conference 4, Univ. of San Diego School of Law (San Diego, CA, Apr. 2014): “Market Reliance and Patent Pledges”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2014.
  • ABA Intellectual Property Law Spring Conference (Arlington, VA): “The Impact of Regulatory & Industry Standards on Patents”. Panel, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) - Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Workplace Safety and Health (Washington, DC): “Components of Successful Standards Setting”. Presentation, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Texas IP Law Journal 15th Annual IP Symposium: FRAND and the Antitrust/Intellectual Property Interface, Univ. Tex. Law School (Austin, Tex., Feb. 21, 2014): “A Brief History of FRAND”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference, NYU School of Law (New York, NY, Jan. 2014): “Market Reliance and Patent Pledges” . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law (Lexington, VA): Faculty symposium, “Market Reliance and Patent Pledges”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • American Bar Association – Section of Antitrust Law, IP Committee Program (Washington, DC): “Patent Commitments Outside of Standard-Setting Organizations”. Panel, Presented, 12/2013.
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI), World Standards Week (Washington, DC): Legal Issues Forum – Arbitration of RAND Disputes (Oct. 2013) (moderator). Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Scientific Data Sharing: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, Istituto Italiano di Antropologia and Sapienza Università di Roma (Anagni, Italy, Sept. 2013): "The Genomics Data Sharing Paradigm: Legacy of the Human Genome Project". Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2013.
  • European Policy in Intellectual Policy (EPIP) 13th Annual Conference (Paris, France, Sept. 2013): “Fixing FRAND: A Pseudo-Pool Approach to Standards-Essential Patent Licensing”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2013.
  • 41st Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC), George Mason Law School (Arlington, VA, Sept. 2013): “Fixing FRAND: A Pseudo-Pool Approach to Standards-Essential Patent Licensing”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2013.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (Washington, DC): “The Constitution and the Structure of United States Government” (Address to 2013 AAAS Fellows). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) (teleconference, Sept. 2013) “What Makes a Patent Essential?”. Panel, Presented, 09/2013.
  • 13th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), Cardozo Law School (New York, NY, Aug. 2013): “Fixing FRAND: A Pseudo-Pool Approach to Standards-Essential Patent Licensing”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2013.
  • Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), 2013 Annual Conference (West Palm Beach, FL, Aug. 2013): “Contract, Reliance and Patent Licensing Commitments” and “The Other Executive Agencies – Patent Policy at NIH”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2013.
  • Banbury Center – A Precompetitive Neuroscience Data Sharing Consortium (Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Apr. 2013) . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss, New York Law School (New York, NY, Mar 2013), “Property, Ownership and Autonomy in ‘Horton Hears a Who!’”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2013.
  • The Changing Patent Landscape, Georgetown Law Center (Washington, DC, Mar. 2013): “The SmartPhone Wars”. Panel, Presented, 03/2013.
  • Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (JTIP), Eighth Annual Symposium (Chicago, IL) (Mar. 2013): “Litigating the Meaning of FRAND”. Panel, Presented, 03/2013.
  • Works in Progress in IP (WIPIP) Annual Conference, Seton Hall Law School (Newark, NJ, Feb. 2013): “Fixing FRAND: A Pseudo-Pool Approach to Standards-Based Patent Licensing”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Washington Legal Foundation (Washington, DC, Nov. 2012): “Standards Essential Patents: Where Do IP Protections End and Antitrust Concerns Begin?”. Panel, Presented, 11/2012.
  • A Discussion on FRAND Licensing and Standards Essential Patents, University of Virginia (Washington, DC, Nov. 2012). Panel, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention (Washington, DC, Nov. 2012): "Undermining or Preserving Property Rights? The New Administrative Patents". Panel, Presented, 11/2012.
  • RAND Revisited: Current Developments in the Law of Standards-Essential Patents, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (Berkeley, CA, Oct. 2012). Panel, Presented, 10/2012.
  • American University Law Review Annual Symposium, “America the Virtual - Security, Governance and Interoperability in an Interconnected World” (Washington, DC): “The Promise and Peril of Being Interconnected, Interoperable and Intelligent”. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Intl. Assn. for the Study of the Commons (IASC) Conference on Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and Genetic Resources Commons (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Sept. 2012)): “Constructing the Genome Commons”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2012.
  • 12th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), Stanford University (Stanford, CA, Aug. 2012): “Standards, Equity and Infrastructure”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2012.
  • Meharry Medical College Bioethics Speaker Series (Nashville, TN): “The Current Gene Patenting Landscape After Prometheus and Myriad”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2012.
  • Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) Workshop, Michigan State University Law School (Lansing, MI, May 2012): “Wait for It … Commons, Copyright and the Private (Re)Ordering of Scientific Publishing”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Patent Conference 2, Boston College School of Law (Newton, MA, May 2012): “Fixing FRAND: Rationalizing the Basis for “Fair, Reasonable and Non-discriminatory” Licensing of Standards-Essential Patents”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin, Germany, March 2012): “The Evolution of Regulatory Complexity in the Genome Commons”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Law and Informatics Symposium, Northern Kentucky Chase Law Review (Lexington, KY, Mar. 2012): “Procedural Protections for Bioinformatics Standards”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University (Bloomington, IN): “Wait for It … Commons, Copyright and the Private (Re)Ordering of Scientific Publishing”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2012.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Annual Meeting (Washington, DC): “The Role of Government in Technical Standards-Setting”. Presentation, Presented, 11/2011.
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI), World Standards Week (Washington, DC): Legal Issues Forum – Patented Technology in Standards . Presentation, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Convening Cultural Commons, New York University School of Law, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy (NY, NY, Sep. 2011): “Commons and Compromise: The Evolving Rules-Space of the Genome Commons”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2011.
  • 11th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), DePaul University (Chicago, IL, Aug. 2011): “An Empirical Study of Ex Ante Licensing Behavior in the Development of Voluntary Technical Standards”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, American University – Washington College of Law (Washington, DC, Aug. 2011): “Patent Reform” . Panel, Presented, 08/2011.
  • European Commission, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, The Ex Ante Declaration of Licensing Rights (Brussels, Belgium), “Experiences and Practices of Ex Ante Disclosures in Standard-Setting”. Presentation, Presented, 07/2011.
  • Federal Trade Commission - Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in Standard Setting: Tools to Prevent Patent Hold-Up (Washington, DC), “SSO Experiences with Ex Ante Disclosure of Licensing Terms”. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Technology Standards in a Globalized World, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ, Apr. 2011): “An empirical analysis of ex ante licensing disclosure policies”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Intellectual Property Congress for Green Energy Technology (San Francisco, CA): “Intellectual Property and the Smart Grid”. Presentation, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Exploring the ELSI Universe Congress, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC, Apr. 2011): “Bermuda’s Legacy: The Future of Pre-Publication Data Release in the Post-Genome World”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2011.
  • Washington University School of Law Spring 2011 Intellectual Property Colloquium, Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO): “Patents, Timing and Science Commons”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2011.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Mid-Winter Meeting, Committee on Technical Standards and Open Source Software (Orlando, FL): “The Role of Government in Technical Standards-Setting”. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.

Blogs and Popular Press

  1. Why We Need a Global FRAND Rate-Setting Tribunal, Japan Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) – Perspectives from Around the World, Jun. 6, 2019
  2. Do You Own Your Genetic Test Results? What About Your Temperature?, Bill of Health Blog, May 13, 2019
  3. Industry Weighs In on DOJ’s Standards Essential Patent Policy Reversals, infojustice.org, Apr. 2, 2019
  4. Rambus Redux? Standards, Patents and Non-Disclosure in the Pharmaceutical Sector (Momenta v. Amphastar), Patently-O blog, Jun. 29, 2018
  5. TCL v. Ericsson: The First Major U.S. Top-Down FRAND Royalty Decision, Patently-O blog, Dec. 27, 2017
  6. At Long Last, A Revised Patent Policy for IETF: What’s Behind BCP79bis?, IETF blog, Jul. 14, 2017 (with Scott O. Bradner)
  7. Unwired Planet v. Huawei: An English Perspective on FRAND Royalties, Patently-O blog, Apr. 10, 2017
  8. The Case of the Missing SEPs: Why do the New DOJ-FTC Antitrust IP Licensing Guidelines Fail to Mention the Biggest IP Licensing Issue of the Last Decade? All Things FRAND blog, Sept. 28, 2016
  9. Leviathan in the Commons – Biomedical Data and the State, Law & Biomedical Sciences (LABS) blog, Sept. 26, 2016
  10. “Made in India” Innovation Policy, SpicyIP blog, Sept. 19, 2016 (with Colleen Chien)
  11. Internet Standards - Less Litigation in a Patent-Light Environment, All Things FRAND blog, Sept. 19, 2016
  12. CSIRO v. Cisco: The Convergence of RAND and non-RAND Royalties for Standards-Essential Patents, Patently-O blog, Dec. 7, 2015
  13. When is a Covenant Just a Covenant? Of Meso, Newman and Transactions with Patents,
  14. New Private Law blog, Nov. 9, 2015
  15. Desperately Seeking Stacking, Written Description blog, Apr. 23, 2015
  16. Property Rules and Liability Rules for Genetic Data, Balkinization blog, Mar. 26, 2015