Professor Christopher Seaman to present winning paper in Young Legal Scholars Paper Competition

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman and co-author Ryan Holte of Southern Illinois University School of Law have been selected as winners in the Young Legal Scholars Paper Competition hosted by the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Professor Seaman's winning paper is titled "Patent Injunctions on Appeal: An Empirical Study of the Federal … Continue reading Professor Christopher Seaman to present winning paper in Young Legal Scholars Paper Competition

Professor Christopher Seaman Publishes New Article in Iowa Law Review

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently published a new article in the Iowa Law Review.  The new article, titled Permanent Injunctions in Patent Litigation After eBay: An Empirical Study, appears in volume 101 of the journal. Since its posting on SSRN Permanent Injunctions in Patent Litigation After eBay: An Empirical Study has climbed into the SSRN All Time … Continue reading Professor Christopher Seaman Publishes New Article in Iowa Law Review

Professor Seaman Presents research at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman recently presented a new research project at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  The presentation was part of the  Roundtable on Empirical Methods in Intellectual Property co-hosted by Northwestern Law School, Cardozo Law School, and the USPTO on April 29, 2016. The project is titled Patent Renewal Rates After Alice (with co-author … Continue reading Professor Seaman Presents research at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professor Seaman to be featured in the Intellectual Property Law Review

Professor Christopher Seaman's article  The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy, 101 Virginia Law Review 317 (2015), was selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of the Intellectual Property Law Review.  The volume, published annually by Thomas Reuters (West), features the best law review articles related to intellectual property published in last year as judged by the editorial … Continue reading Professor Seaman to be featured in the Intellectual Property Law Review

Professor Seaman speaks at 2016 WIPIP Conference

On Friday, February 19, 2016, Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman presented a new paper at the 2016 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, WA.  The paper is titled “Collaboration and Patentability”. From the abstract: Collaboration is a hallmark of modern innovation. Patented inventions are now more likely … Continue reading Professor Seaman speaks at 2016 WIPIP Conference

Prof. Christopher Seaman co-authors amicus curiae brief

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman has recently co-authored an amicus curiae brief (with Professor Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law).  The brief was filed at the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of several intellectual property law professors last week in two cases:  No. 14-1513, Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., and … Continue reading Prof. Christopher Seaman co-authors amicus curiae brief

Prof. Christopher Seaman Co-Authors Letter to Congress Opposing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman has co-authored (with Professors Eric Goldman, David Levine, and Sharon Sandeen) a letter to Congress signed by 42 IP law professors opposing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015.  The Act would create a new civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation under federal law.  This letter … Continue reading Prof. Christopher Seaman Co-Authors Letter to Congress Opposing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015