John Barton,
George E. Osborne Professor of Law, Emeritus, Stanford Law School.

Paul Goldstein,
Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law, Stanford Law School.

Henry T. Greely,
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law and Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School, and Professor of Genetics (by courtesy), School of Medicine, Stanford

Mark Lemley,
Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Lawrence Lessig,
Professor of Law and Director, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School

Margaret Jane Radin, William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law and Director, Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology, Stanford Law School


Volume I, Issue #3, Spring 2004 (Web and Email edition)

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Welcome to the Spring Issue of LST@Stanford
From the Dean of Stanford Law School



Mark Lemley to Join Stanford Faculty and Direct Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology
Lemley, a leading scholar of patent, intellectual property, and Internet law, will join the Stanford faculty and assume the directorship of the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology this summer.

LST Program Launches Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
New LST Center will examine biotech discoveries in the context of law, weighing their impact on society and the law's role in shaping that impact.

Charter Affiliate Partners Help Launch New LST Affiliates Program
Affymetrix, Cooley Godward LLP, Fenwick & West LLP, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe LLP, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati will help launch the LST Affiliates Program at Stanford Law School this spring.



"Unnatural Selection" Conference Looks Into Controversies Surrounding Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis
Scientists and legal experts explore a controversial topic at the intersection of human genetics and human reproduction; conference marks launch of the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences.

Internet Privacy Symposium Brings Academics, Policy Makers, Economists, and Legal and Corporate Professionals to Stanford
March symposium aims to promote business innovation while preventing unauthorized disclosure of private information.

WIPO Comes to Silicon Valley
Two-day conference on "High Tech IP Issues in a Global Marketplace" covers a wide range of timely issues relating to intellectual property.

Center for Law and the Biosciences Tackles Conflict of Interest in Medical Research
CLB inaugurates its speaker series with a talk by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on one of the more troubling aspects of medical research.



Law Professors Examine Ethical Controversies of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
Lawrence Lessig and Deborah Rhode propose and analyze some possible futures of file sharing.



Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference: How to Deal with the Uncertainties of Online Business
Inaugural conference of the Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Project will address timely issues related to online best practices, including how e-commerce best practices evolve, how they operate, and how U.S. companies deal with incompatible regulatory environments and diverse corporate cultures.





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