UVA Law Conference Will Examine Impact of Special Interests on U.S. Intellectual Property Laws

Experts and attorneys from Google, Netflix, private practice and academia will assess how much influence special interests are wielding in the evolution of the nation's copyright and patent laws at a symposium hosted by the University of Virginia School of Law on Oct. 26 in Caplin Pavilion. Paul Michel '66, who held the nation's top judicial position focused on intellectual property law matters as chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 2005-10, will deliver the keynote address.