NYSSTLC Helps a Biotech Firm Traverse Commercialization’s “Valley of Death”

The realm of technology commercialization is fond of its geographical metaphors. Researchers and entrepreneurs who seek to make their discoveries commercially viable talk of intellectual property “landscapes,” “routes” or “paths” to market, as well as technical and regulatory “milestones.” But there is one image that is somewhat darker: the “valley of death.”

That “valley” describes the space between the laboratory bench and the marketplace where projects can stall for want of business acumen, start-up funding, or intellectual property protection. It’s a space that Joseph Scaduto is determined to traverse successfully as he collaborates with two Stony Brook University bioscience researchers to commercialize novel inflammatory disease therapies with the help of the College of Law’s New York State Science and Technology Law Center ...

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William C. Banks Discusses Potential Charges Against Flynn, Kushner, Others

Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discuss special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which is now said to focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law ...

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Gassing International Law

(Re-published from The Jurist | Nov. 6, 2017) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should not ignore or walk away from the alleged use of any prohibited weapon, such as chemicals, as it signals it is permissible to violate the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and erodes international norms related to such weapons. Further, it signals that countries with deep ties to P5 (U.K., U.S., France, Russia, China) are outside the scope of UNSC authority, therefore creating a bigger issue of eroding the international authority of the UNSC and jeopardizing the foundation of international law ...

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VERMONT ATTORNEY THOMAS P. AICHER (J.D. ’90) NAMED SPECIAL COUNCIL FOR THE NATIONAL SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION

NSAA is the national trade association of U.S. ski area operators and industry support businesses headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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LaVonda N. Reed

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Professor Reed teaches and conducts research in the areas of wills and trusts, property, and communications law. She joined the College of Law faculty in 2006. Previously, she was a member of the faculty of the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She previously was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Donald W. VanArtsdalen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of… More»

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