TTAB Comes to Boston

April 29, 2011
Northeastern University School of Law and the Boston Patent Law Association are pleased to welcome to Boston a three judge panel of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office and to invite students, practitioners and academics to participate in a trademark law program at the law school, including the opportunity to observe a session of the TTAB.

Women in the Law Conference

April 1, 2011
This year's conference will focus on "Trailblazing in a Changing Terrain." Lee Zak '82, director of the US Trade and Development Agency, will deliver the keynote address. The topic and panelists promise a day of intriguing dialogue and discussion

Northeastern University Law Journal Symposium: From Seed to Stomach: Food and Agricultural Law

January 21, 2011
Participants will address topics ranging from the intellectual property, ethical and health issues surrounding the patenting of seeds, farming methods and live animals, to issues concerning the labeling and marketing of food and organic certification, to the future of the food safety legislation and obesity litigation, to the social implications of food policies.

Navigating the Wage and Hour Deluge: A Panel Discussion on Overtime, Tips and Employee/Contractor Classification

December 2, 2010
Labor and employment practitioners, as well as others, are invited to this panel discussion and reception. Panelists include alumni/ae experts from both the government and private side.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 18, 2010
Join the Northeastern University community for a week-long celebration of entrepreneurship, including three dynamic panels hosted by the School of Law. (

Feminist Theory - Feminist Practice - Women's Experience: Challenging Boundaries in Legal Education: A Symposium Honoring Clare Dalton's Contributions as a Scholar and Advocate

November 5, 2010
This symposium will explore the ways in which feminist theory has enriched feminist practice and both shaped and reflected women's experiences. Panels will address the institutional integration of women into law schools and explore its impact.

Beyond National Security: Immigrant Communities and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

October 14-16, 2010
Northeastern University School of Law's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) will bring together a core group of leading immigration and human rights advocates, scholars, jurists and activists for an intensive institute to address critical developments within a human rights framework



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