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Alumna finds rewarding career path in biotechnology intellectual property

Jessica Jamieson ’97 is the global head of Hematology IP for Shire. Nearly every day she is reminded of just how important the work she and her colleagues do in the patent department, protecting developing treatments that allow individuals suffering from disease to live longer, more active lives.

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Margot Kaminski, assistant professor at the Moritz School of Law, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, DC, on Nov. 19, 20015, in a hearing on drones.  Photo:  Jay Mallin   jay@jaymallinphotos.com

Kaminski to discuss drones, consumer privacy at FTC workshop event

The FTC will host a workshop on drones today beginning at 1 p.m. that looks at consumer privacy concerns surrounding the use of unmanned aircraft. Professor Margot Kaminski is scheduled to share her expertise in a panel discussion at the event.

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Kaminski selected to serve as Center for Democracy & Technology fellow

Professor Margot Kaminski has been invited to serve as a fellow of the D.C.-based, nonprofit Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) for 2016.

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Voter privacy in the age of Big Data

Ira Rubinstein, senior fellow at New York University’s Information Law Institute and former associate general counsel at Microsoft, will talk about his work-in-progress, “Voter Privacy in the Age of Big Data,” and other issues associated with the application of data […]

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Alumna protects intellectual property at Groupon

Erin Wright Lothson ’08 is the intellectual property senior corporate counsel for Groupon. In her position she has done more than just carve out a niche for herself, she’s now mentoring the next generation of leaders working to drive the company forward.

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Margot Kaminski, assistant professor at the Moritz School of Law, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, DC, on Nov. 19, 20015, in a hearing on drones.  Photo:  Jay Mallin   jay@jaymallinphotos.com

Kaminski testifies at U.S. House of Representatives

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski testified at a hearing this morning at the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

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Drones as Disruption: Who Regulates What? Livestream

The event Drones as Disruption: Who Regulates What will be livestreamed on the Moritz webpage on Friday, Nov. 6 starting at 9 a.m. The event brings together lawyers, policymakers, and technologists to address how domestic drones as a disruptive technology rupture and bridge existing regulatory frameworks.

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Mixing science and the law

Coming into law school with an undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences may not be the norm, but several graduates and current students said it’s a helpful background to have as they pursue positions in a variety of fields, from health to corporate law.

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Kaminski writes for The New York Times

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law and technology, wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on why the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks should not be kept secret.

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The Future of Internet Regulation

Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will present the opening policy keynote at the upcoming I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society symposium on March 27.

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Kaminski Writes Op-Ed for Slate

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law and technology, wrote an article for Slate on the Federal Aviation Administration and drone regulations — and privacy.

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Kaminski Writes for Slate

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law, technology, and drones, penned an article for Slate on the free-speech problems raised by regulating drones.

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