Format: 2016-12
Nov 2, 2016

A brief by Cardozo Professor Christopher Buccafusco and NYU Professor Jeanne Fromer argued that aspects of the designs that influenced how the wearers were perceived should be treated as functional, and the litigants discussed examples the brief raised including camouflage and a Stella McCartney dress worn by Kate Winslet.

Nov 2, 2016

The French edition of the book on two lawyers in Occupied France (Deux Avocats dans la France Occupée, Paris, Editions Non Lieu) by Professors Eric Freedman and Richard Weisberg has recently been reviewed at length in the leading French cultural monthly journal Europe by Jean-Kely Paulhan (Europe (Paris), 1049-1050, Sept.-Oct. 2016, pp. 373-375).

Oct 28, 2016

“It’s a closely divided court on gun regulation,” says Kate Shaw, a lawyer at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, who specializes in administrative and constitutional law (and once clerked for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens). “But even with a new justice, it’s more a question of how these big cases will be read than if they’ll be overturned.”

Oct 21, 2016

Brett Frischmann is skeptical. In an email, Frischmann, the Microsoft visiting professor of information and technology policy at Princeton University and a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, told Seeker he wasn't convinced that granting A.I. systems patents would optimize innovation and have a positive economic impact.

Oct 12, 2016

But proving that may not be so simple, said Christopher Buccafusco, an intellectual-property scholar at Cardozo School of Law in New York who isn't involved in the case. For Ms. Berreau to prevail, he said, she’ll have to show that McDonald’s interior designers copied the “SACE” logo and also prove that the tag in question possesses an originality distinguishable from generic graffiti.

Oct 11, 2016

A panel of distinguished experts captivated a packed Jacob Burns Moot Court Room on September 19 with a robust and lively discussion of the Supreme Court’s approach to the executive branch in cases involving national security over the past seven decades.

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