Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work cited in FTC’s Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation”

RIIPL Co-Director, Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work was cited in the Federal Trade Commission’s June 2022 Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation.” Congress called upon the FTC to report on how artificial intelligence could be used to address online harms in the 2021 Appropriation Act.   In the report’s recommendations on platform … Continue reading Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work cited in FTC’s Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation”

Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm

Dr. A. Christal Sheppard, the first Director of the Patent Office located outside DC in 227 years, will give a lecture: “In her own words: Science and IP culture – stories, insights, and practical musings.” She will talk about her experiences and insights from working on IP topics on Capitol hill, at law firms, in … Continue reading Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm

FTC Commissioner Slaughter gives Lastowka lecture

Read the transcript from the Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture 2022.   

Prof. Michael Carrier to give talk to USDOJ Antitrust Division

Professor Michael Carrier (together with Chris Sagers) will give a talk to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division as part of its Competition Law & Policy Speaker Series. Carrier and Sagers will discuss their amicus brief on behalf of 65 professors and the Supreme Court’s decision in NCAA v. Alston, which allowed student-athletes to … Continue reading Prof. Michael Carrier to give talk to USDOJ Antitrust Division

Rutgers Law Team Progresses to Final Round of Oxford International IP Moot Court Competition

A team of Rutgers Law students, Robert Walker, Amalia Ellison, and Anna Esposito, have progressed to the final round of the Oxford International IP Moot Court Competition.They will present their oral arguments on a hypothetical intellectual property law problem set in Oxford later this month. We wish them the best of luck.

Prof. Mike Carrier has two articles nominated for antitrust article of year

Prof. Mike Carrier’s article with Brian Scarpelli on how standards organizations can reduce patent litigation was nominated for business antitrust (IP) article of year. Read (and vote) here!… https://bit.ly/32lmjuk   And his article with Chris Sagers on why the NCAA lost (and deserved to lose) the Alston case was nominated for academic antitrust (concerted practices) … Continue reading Prof. Mike Carrier has two articles nominated for antitrust article of year

On behalf of 38 professors, Prof. Michael Carrier files amicus brief in Ninth Circuit

On behalf of 38 professors, Prof. Michael Carrier filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Epic v. Apple. The brief argued that the district court erred in applying the Rule of Reason by: (1) accepting business rationales that aren’t antitrust justifications; (2) failing in its legal conclusions … Continue reading On behalf of 38 professors, Prof. Michael Carrier files amicus brief in Ninth Circuit

Prof. Mike Carrier submits comments to DOJ/PTO/NIST

Prof. Mike Carrier submitted comments to the Department of Justice, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and National Institute of Standards and Technology on the Draft Policy Statement on Licensing Negotiations and Remedies for Standards-Essential Patents Subject to Voluntary F/RAND Commitments. The comment supports the draft policy statement, explaining how it presents a welcome return to … Continue reading Prof. Mike Carrier submits comments to DOJ/PTO/NIST

Prof. Mike Carrier guest lectures in Emory Law School class

Prof. Mike Carrier guest lectured in the Emory Law School class, “Regulation of Emerging Technologies & Consumer Protection.” He spoke about antitrust and Big Tech.

Prof. Mike Carrier publishes article in Harvard Health Policy Review

Prof. Mike Carrier published “A Simple Solution to the Problem of ‘Product Hopping’” in the Harvard Health Policy Review. The piece explains why legislation addressing product hopping, in which brand-name drug companies switch from one version of a drug to another just to keep the generic off the market, is the best option to address … Continue reading Prof. Mike Carrier publishes article in Harvard Health Policy Review



Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work cited in FTC’s Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation”

RIIPL Co-Director, Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work was cited in the Federal Trade Commission’s June 2022 Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation.” Congress called upon the FTC to report on how artificial intelligence could be used to address online harms in the 2021 Appropriation Act.   In the report’s recommendations on platform … Continue reading Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s work cited in FTC’s Report to Congress on “Combatting Online Harms Through Innovation”

Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm

Dr. A. Christal Sheppard, the first Director of the Patent Office located outside DC in 227 years, will give a lecture: “In her own words: Science and IP culture – stories, insights, and practical musings.” She will talk about her experiences and insights from working on IP topics on Capitol hill, at law firms, in … Continue reading Lecture by former Patent Office director 9/20/2022 at 12:10 pm

FTC Commissioner Slaughter gives Lastowka lecture

Read the transcript from the Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture 2022.   

Prof. Michael Carrier to give talk to USDOJ Antitrust Division

Professor Michael Carrier (together with Chris Sagers) will give a talk to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division as part of its Competition Law & Policy Speaker Series. Carrier and Sagers will discuss their amicus brief on behalf of 65 professors and the Supreme Court’s decision in NCAA v. Alston, which allowed student-athletes to … Continue reading Prof. Michael Carrier to give talk to USDOJ Antitrust Division

Rutgers Law Team Progresses to Final Round of Oxford International IP Moot Court Competition

A team of Rutgers Law students, Robert Walker, Amalia Ellison, and Anna Esposito, have progressed to the final round of the Oxford International IP Moot Court Competition.They will present their oral arguments on a hypothetical intellectual property law problem set in Oxford later this month. We wish them the best of luck.