Recent Faculty Presentations

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, Overview of USPTO Pro Bono Program with Will Covey, Dahlia George, Homer Hsu, and Tom Wong, Ethical Duties and Promoting Inventor Diversity for Patent Practitioners, Washington State Patent Law Association (January 18, 2023)

  • William Covington. Panelist, "After the Statements of Support: Moving Beyond DEI to Implementing Meaningful Approaches to Anti-Racism within Law Schools", AALS Annual Meeting, (January 6, 2023)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Conflict in Ukraine: Can Prosecuting Atrocity Crimes Make A Difference?", American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting, (January 6, 2023)

  • Hugh Spitzer. Speaker, "Washington State Constitution", Law School for Legislators, Washington State Legislature (January 4, 2023)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Commercial Needs and Financing Law Implementation", Cambodia National University of Management (December 23, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Financing Law Interpretation and Application", Judicial Training, Cambodia Ministry of Justice (December 20, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Financing Law Interpretation and Application", Judicial Training, Cambodia Ministry of Justice (December 19, 2022)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Evidentiary and Policy Questions about Police Body Camera", American Bar Association (ABA) Science & Technology Section Webinar, (December 16, 2022)

  • Mary D. Fan. Moderator, "Federal Criminal Justice Conversation with U.S. Attorney Nick Brown and Federal Public Defender Colin Fieman", Federal Bar Association, Western District of Washington, (December 14, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Intellectual Property in the Metaverse", Osaka Institute of Technology (December 14, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "A Dynamic History of Financing Innovation", Tokyo University (December 12, 2022)

  • Mireille Butler. Speaker, "Creating Shared Understanding: Preparing Students for a Modern Client Base", with Jaclyn Celebrezze, Legal Writing Institute One Day Conference, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (December 9, 2022)

  • Jaclyn Celebrezze. Speaker, "Creating Shared Understanding: Preparing Students for a Modern Client Base", with Mireille Butler, Legal Writing Institute One Day Conference, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (December 9, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "U.S. Data Governance in Financial Institutions: Law and Best Practices", Shanghai Forum on Data Governance in Financial Institutions, Fudan University (November 25, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "#MeToo Innovators: Disrupting the Code by Asian American Women in Tech", Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice, Rutgers University School of Law–Newark (November 21, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Blockchain Games and New Corporate Business Model", Center for Corporate Law and Governance, Rutgers University School of Law–Newark (November 21, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Patents, Security Interest and Prudential Standing", Washington State Patent Bar Association (November 16, 2022)

  • Angélica Cházaro. Panelist, "No More Police: A Case for Abolition", with Andrea Ritchie, Mariame Kaba, Book Talk, American Constitution Society (November 14, 2022)

  • Douglas Ross. Speaker, "Developments in Healthcare Antitrust", Fall Health Law Conference, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys (November 5, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "The Great Corporate Awokening: Confronting Litigation Risk and Political Fallout For Exercising Social Leadership", Plenary Panel, NAPABA Convention (November 4, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Panelist, "AI Inventorship, Patent Ownership and Legislation", IAM Live: AI IP Europe, (November 3, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Speaker, "Grace Period in the Open Innovation Era", Law Faculty, University of Munich (October 27, 2022)

  • Robert Gomulkiewicz. Speaker, "Expression and Establishment in Public Schools", Sunset Club, (October 20, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "UW Converge Special Session: Innovation for Impact", UW Converge, University of Washington (October 14, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Startup Biases", UC Hastings College of Law (October 4, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Jennifer Fan on Startup Boards", Andrew K. Jennings Business Scholarship Podcast (October 3, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, Amplifying the Washington Pro Bono Patent Network Through Legal Consults USPTO Patent Pro Bono Quarterly Meeting (September 21, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Deciding to Enter Administration", Second Annual Workshop for AAPI Women in the Legal Academy, UC Davis School of Law (September 17, 2022)

  • Michael Hatfield. Speaker, "A Study of Tax Lawyers Discussing Duties", 31st Annual Tax Research Network Conference, University of Edinburgh (September 6, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Innovating Inclusion", Independent Director Initiative, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (August 16, 2022)

  • Mireille Butler. Speaker, "Using Therapeutic Principles in the Legal Writing Classroom", with Lauren Sancken & Phillip Lentz, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Georgetown Law (July 22, 2022)

  • Phillip Lentz. Speaker, "Using Therapeutic Principles in the Legal Writing Classroom", with Mireille Butler & Lauren Sancken, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Georgetown Law (July 22, 2022)

  • Lauren E. Sancken. Speaker, "Using Therapeutic Principles in the Legal Writing Classroom", with Mireille Butler, Phillip Lentz, Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Georgetown Law (July 22, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Moderator, "2022 Global Innovation Law Summit", CASRIP, University of Washington School of Law (July 22, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Venture Debts & IP Patent Collateral Enforcement", IP Landslide Webinar Series, American Bar Association (July 19, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "IP Legal Issues in the Metaverse", Keio University (July 8, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Speaker, "Curver Lux. v. Home Expressions (Fed. Cir. 2019)", Case Law Seminar, AIPPI Japan Group (June 30, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "The JOBS Act at 10: The Transformation of Capital Raising and the Reach of Public Company Regulation", Plenary Panel, National Business Law Scholars Conference, University of Oklahoma College of Law (June 17, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Nontraditional Investors", Retail Investors & Corporate Governance, National Business Law Scholars Conference, University of Oklahoma College of Law (June 16, 2022)

  • Douglas Ross. Moderator, "Antitrust in Healthcare: A Year in Review", 2022 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference, American Bar Association, Antitrust and Health Law Sections (June 2, 2022)

  • Douglas Ross. Speaker, "Developments in Healthcare Antitrust", Health Law Primer: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Healthcare Enforcement (virtual), Washington State Bar Association (May 25, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Woke Capital Revisited", Berle XIII – Inclusive Corporate Leadership Conference, McGill University (May 20, 2022)

  • Xuan-Thao Nguyen. Speaker, "Trademark Dilution at a Crossroads", AIPLA Spring Meeting (May 18, 2022)

  • Monte Mills. Speaker, "Native Nations in a Time of Energy Transition", Seventh Annual SRP Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (May 13, 2022)

  • Lauren E. Sancken. Speaker, "Appellate Advocacy Training: How to Write an Appellate Brief", Moot Court Honor Board, University of Washington School of Law (May 12, 2022)

  • Michael Hatfield. Speaker, "Untangling the History of Tax Return Position Standards", State Bar of Texas (May 10, 2022)

  • Hugh Spitzer. Speaker, Intra-Governmental Disputes: An RPC Muddle Spring Conference, Proceedings of the Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys (May 5, 2022)

  • Robert Gomulkiewicz. Speaker, "Considering a Right to Repair Software, The Emergent Right to Repair", U.C. Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, (April 22, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "An Introduction to Venture Capital", UCLA School of Law (April 14, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "An Introduction to Venture Capital", UCLA School of Law (April 12, 2022)

  • David J.S. Ziff. Moderator, "Personal Identity in Public Interest Law: How Me Becomes We", Interview with Justice G. Helen Whitener, University of Washington School of Law (Remote via Zoom) (April 8, 2022)

  • Monte Mills. Moderator, "Management of Sovereign Lands in the Era of Climate Change", ABA Section on Environment and Energy Resources (SEER) 51st Spring Conference, (April 7, 2022)

  • Theodore Myhre. Speaker, "Consumer Data Privacy Legislation & Regulation", Faculty Council on University Libraries, University of Washington (April 1, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Panelist, "The Future of IP and the Court, some Observations and Thoughts", ASEAN Judicial Webnar Series, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (March 31, 2022)

  • Dongsheng Zang. Speaker, "AI Tech Innovation and Legal Responses in East Asia", AI Tech Innovation and Legal Responses in East Asia, Shizuoka University (March 30, 2022)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Startup Biases", Tulane Corporate and Securities Law Roundtable, Tulane University School of Law (March 19, 2022)

  • Steve Calandrillo. Speaker, "5 Ways Life Would Be Better with Year-Round Daylight Saving Time", Hearing on Changing Times: Revisiting Spring Forward, Fall Back, House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, 117th Congress (March 9, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Moderator, "Reactivate Innovation in Japan: A View from U.S.", Special Seminar, Tokyo Medical Dental University (March 5, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Moderator, "AI and Inventorship, Developer and Practioner's Perspectives", Iprism, University of Osaka (February 26, 2022)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Introduction to Washington Legislative Process", Washington Leadership Institute (February 25, 2022)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "The Hidden Harms of Privacy Penalties", Stanford Law School (February 23, 2022)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses and Expansion of Individual Liberties over the last Seventy Years", Legal Pathways Program, University of Washington Tacoma (February 8, 2022)

  • David J.S. Ziff. Speaker, "Improving Rule of Law Nationally and Locally", William L. Dwyer Inn of Court, University of Washington School of Law (Remote via Zoom) (February 8, 2022)

  • Toshiko Takenaka. Speaker, "IP Litigation in the Information Age", IP Foundation Seminar, Judicial Training Center, The Supreme Court of Japan (January 24, 2022)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Introduction to Washington State Legislative Process", University of Washington School of Social Work and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (January 19, 2022)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Access to Justice Concerns with Washington Courts’ Use of e-filing", Board of Governors Meeting, Washington State Bar Association (January 14, 2022)