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Faculty Colloquium - Joyce Sadka //
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The Patent Bar Exam and Careers in Patent Law

TNH 3.126 (Ratliff Classroom)

Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 15, on Symplicity.

If you are a student with a degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer sciences or the hard sciences (chemistry, biology, physics, or related fields), and are interested in becoming a patent law practitioner, don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the foundations for that career path.

Join Mark Dighton, Practising Law Institute (PLI)’s Director of Law School Relations and Administrative Director of their Patent Office Exam Course, for a conversation about patent careers and the Patent Office Exam that is a gateway to most of those careers. Topics for discussion include: the latest info on the Patent Office Exam, who can take it, how it works (it's online and “on demand”), when you should take it (you don't need to – and probably shouldn't – wait until you graduate), and recommendations on when and how to study for this challenging exam.

Scholarships to the other IP programs offered by PLI will also be discussed.

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The American Imperative: Reclaiming Global Leadership Through Soft Power

SRH 3.122, LBJ School

On Thursday, February 16 at 12:15-1:30pm the Strauss Center in conjunction with the Clements Center for National Security will host international development expert Daniel Runde as he discusses his new book, The American Imperative: Reclaiming Leadership Through Soft Power. Mr. Runde argues that China and Russia fill vacuums—vacuums that are digital, healthcare-oriented, infrastructural, commercial, security-related, value-related, and ones tha

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The Shape and Direction of the Death Penalty in Texas and the United States

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

This event will feature Harvard Law Professor Carol Steiker, as well as UT Law Professors Lee Kovarsky, Jim Marcus, Thea Posel, Raoul Schonemann, and Jordan Steiker. It will examine, from multiple angles, the operation of the modern Texas and federal death penalties. Professor Kovarsky will discuss the thirteen "Trump Executions" that took place during the last six months of his administration. Professors Marcus, Posel, and Schonemann will dis

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Grits Conference 2023

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Workshop: Legal Observer Training In-Person 4-5:30pm TNH 2.137

Homelessness in Austin In-Person 6-7pm TNH 2.137

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Virgil Lott Award Dinner

TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

DeMetris Sampson ’80, a longtime lawyer and community leader in Dallas, has been named the winner of the Virgil C. Lott Medal for 2023. She will be honored at a ceremony at the School of Law on February 16.

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Assault and Flattery's Main Show

Assault & Flattery's 70th annual Main Show will be held Thursday-Saturday.

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