This Law Week 2014 chapter focuses on how technology and intellectual property law affects a variety of industries, including newly popular ride-sharing services.

  • EU pushes to change the way Americans say cheese

    European Union officials are making a stink about how other countries are identifying cheese that has its roots in Italy, Greece and other European nations.

  • Taxis battle ride-sharing services over regulation

    The emergence of ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar has raised questions about how the newcomers to the transportation business should be regulated and if they have an unfair advantage over traditional taxis.

  • San Diego company innovates online voting

    The San Diego County Bar Association’s Law Day theme of “Why Every Vote Matters” is also the focus of Everyone Counts, a local company that provides state-of-the-art voting platforms, particularly to disenfranchised groups such as deployed military personnel and the disabled.

  • US Patent Office issues eligibility guidelines

    The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued guidelines that provide its interpretation of the Supreme Court decisions in Mayo Collaborative Services v Prometheus Laboratories Inc. (2012) and in the Association for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics Inc. (2013). The guidelines purport to provide a framework for patent examiners to identify subject matter that is or is not patent eligible under § 101 of the US Patent Statute.

  • New center at USD School of Law teaches students latest technologies

    As the practice of law has become intertwined with computing technology — from eDiscovery and “Web 2.0” legal search to regulatory compliance and contracting software — it is essential for the next generation of lawyers to have an in-depth understanding of these emerging legal tools. This year, Prof. Ted Sichelman of the University of San Diego School of Law founded the Center for Computation, Mathematics, and the Law (CCML) to explore and expose students to the latest research in this innovative field.

  • Supreme Court considers juice label dispute

    Count Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy among consumers who feel misled by a beverage called “Pomegranate Blueberry Flavored Blend of 5 Juices.”

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