News and Developments

Introducing: Fed Circuit Blog

A project of the Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation at SMU Dedman School of Law, Fed Circuit Blog provides comprehensive coverage of activities and news related to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a court that has exclusive jurisdiction over appeals in patent cases.

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Tsai Center's David O.Taylor Testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee

SMU Law Professor and Tsai Center Co-Director David O. Taylor testifies about his prior research related to patent eligibility before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Intellectual Property. He testified about his prior research related to patent eligibility (about six articles) along with this proposal. Watch the proceedings.

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

The head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has advice for law students hoping to land their dream jobs after graduation. "First and foremost, study and get good grades. And love what you do. Always stay curious," Andre Iancu said in a 2018 Leadership Lecture sponsored by the Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation.

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February 9, 2018

"SMU Law Students Create Apps to Help Legal Aid Lawyer" in Dallas Innovates

Taylor Lowder of Dallas Innovates writes about the Technology, Innovation and Law- Designing Legal Apps Course. Visit the link to view the article.


January 30, 2018

Technology, Law and Innovation Course Featured in Texas Lawyer

Angela Morris, from the Texas Lawyer, writes about F.I.R.E an app created by SMU Law Students.