2013 CLB Workshop Series

Beginning in January, CLB will host its annual Workshop Series. The Workshop brings leading law professors and other academics from throughout the U.S. to present papers of interest to Stanford students, faculty, and members of the community. In previous years, the the Workshop has covered a variety of topics at the intersection of law and the biosciences, including bio-patents, DNA privacy, reproductive rights, science policy, bioethics, health insurance, neuro-law, and others.

The 2013 CLB Workshop Series will be hosted here, at Stanford Law School, and begin on January 8, 2013. All talks run from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.; rooms will be posted closer to the talks’ dates. The Workshop is open to all students, faculty, and members of the Stanford community.

2013 CLB Workshop Series Schedule

January 8, Peter Lee (UC Davis)
“Transcending the Tacit Dimension: Patents, Relationships, and Organizational Integration in Technology Transfer”

January  15, Robert P. Merges (UC Berkeley)
“Patents and Drugs for the Developing World”

January  22, Patrick Lin (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
“Do Bio-Enhancements Violate the Laws of War?”

January  29, Andrea Roth (UC Berkeley)
“Modern Times: Rethinking Legal Sufficiency in an Era of Truth Machines”

February  5, Alex Capron (USC)
“Rethinking Informed Consent for Research”

February 7, Nita Farahany (Duke)
“On Cognitive Liberty”

February 19, Susan M. Wolf (Minnesota)
“Return of Results and Incidental Findings to Research  Participants: A Fundamental Challenge to Health Law and Bioethics”

February 26, Carl Elliot (Minnesota)
“Fear and Loathing in Medical Research”

March 5, R. Alta Charo (Wisconsin)
“Faster, Safer, Better? Alternative Approaches to Drug Development”