Upcoming: JICL Fall 2016 Symposium

International Developments in Patent Law

Fall 2016 Symposium

George Mason University School of Law

Hazel Hall Room 121

Tuesday November 29, 2016

9:30am – 6:00pm

Please join The George Mason University School of Law Journal of International Commercial Law for our Fall Symposium. The symposium aims to survey current, international patent law. Topics that will be discussed include: U.S. Patent Law, Japanese Patent Law, EPO Patent Law, Chinese Patent Law, and Patent Harmonization. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and the event will be followed by a cocktail reception. Additionally, 2.5 Virginia CLE Credit Hours are available for the presentations between 10:15 am and 12:45 pm. Further details can be found here.

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Summer 2016 Issue Published Online

The Summer 2016 Issue is now published and available under the Issues tab. 

Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing us at gmusljicl@gmail.com. The Issue will also be available for purchase on Amazon.

The Summer 2016 Issue is a transcript of the symposium “Authors, Attribution, and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the United States United States,” which was hosted by the Copyright Office Center for Intellectual Property George Mason University School of Law. The symposium took place on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 101 Independence Avenue, SE Madison Building, Montpelier Room Washington, D.C.

We would like to thank all of the symposium speakers, especially Professor Jane Ginsburg for her keynote address. Professor Ginsburg’s article : The Most Moral of Rights: The Right to be Recognized as the Author of One’s Work, is included within the Summer 2016 Issue and can be found here.

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Candidate Member Class

The Journal of International Commercial Law is proud to announce the selection of candidate members for the 2016-17 academic year. The Board extends its warmest welcome to:

Alexa Small
Alyssa Davies
Charlie Crawford-Silva
Chris King
Chris Robertson
Jasmine Gandhi
Jonathan Soo Hoo
Julia Palermo
Katie Novak
Keri Hamilton
Lauren Fetsch
Mandi Hart
Matt Karas
Matt Kozakowski
Sarah Larson

Spring 2016 Issue Published Online

The Spring 2016 Issue is now published and available under the Issues tab. 

Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing us at gmusljicl@gmail.com. The Issue will also be available for purchase on Amazon.

Congratulations to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

SOFTWARE TRANSACTIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW
Akshay Shreedhar

FREEDOM OF CONTRACT UNDER STATE SUPERVISION
Dr. Hao Jiang

STUDENT NOTES

PUTTING ISIS OUT OF BUSINESS FULLY LEVERAGING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY ECONOMIC POWERS TO MORE EFFECTIVELY COUNTER COMMODITY-SELLING TERRORISTS
Bryan M. Burack

CRISIS IN THE PERSIAN GULF: THE PATH FOR REFORMING QATAR’S COUNTERTERRORISM FINANCING REGIME
Alex M. Jensen

Winter 2016 Issue Published Online

The Winter 2016 Issue is now published and available under the Issues tab. 

Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing us at gmusljicl@gmail.com. The Issue will also be available for purchase on Amazon.

Congratulations to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

INDEPENDENT GUARANTEE CLAUSES IN CISG CONTRACTS
Dr. Edgardo Muñoz & Mr. David Obey Ament-Guemez

RALLS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY REVIEW
Dr. Qingxiu Bu

STUDENT NOTES

GRUMPY CAT OR COPY CAT? MEMETIC MARKETING IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Terrica Carrington

HAZY JURISDICTION: CHALLENGES OF APPLYING THE STORED COMMUNICATIONS ACT TO INFORMATION STORED IN THE CLOUD
Rebecca Eubank

2016-17 Journal of International Commercial Law Editorial Board & Student Pieces Selected for Publication

Please join the Journal of International Commercial Law in congratulating the newly selected 2016-2017 Editorial Board, as well as the students whose pieces were selected for publication in the 2016-2017 JICL Issues. Congratulations to all on these well deserved accomplishments!

JICL 2016-2017 Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Tanya Secor
Executive Editor: Anna Gleysteen
Managing & Publications Editor: Stephen Veit
Symposium Editor: Tyler Del Rosario
Senior Articles Editor: Abdul Hameed Khan-Tareen
Articles Editor: Sarah Marks
Senior Research Editor: Rachel Kim
Research Editor: Samarth Barot
Notes Editor: Nick Smith
Notes Editor: Andrew Strobo
Associate Editor: Greg Caffas

JICL 2016-2017 Student Pieces Selected for Publication:

Anna Gleysteen – Pirates of the Southern Ocean: Sea Shepherd, Greenpeace, and the Implications of the Ninth Circuit Decision

Tanya Secor – The Implications of Applying Corning Gilbert: How to Protect Patent Holder Rights in ITC Exclusion Order Litigation

Ethan Meredith – Bilateral Insolvency Agreements: A Two-Sided Solution For Reciprocity In Cross-Border Insolvency

Nick Smith – Space Rocks!

Sarah Marks – Negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Is There Room for Compromise on the Issue of Food Regulatory Policy?

Tyler Del Rosario – IPRs, Pharmaceuticals, and Stock Shorting: Limiting Unintended “Innovation” of Post AIA Patent Law

Congratulations everyone!

Fall 2015 Issue Published Online

The Fall Issue is now published and is available under the Issues tab. 

Direct purchases or purchases of individual articles can be made by emailing us at gmusljicl@gmail.com. The Issue will also be available for purchase on Amazon in 2016.

Congratulations once again to the accomplished authors listed below!

ARTICLES

CHINA’S SHADOW BANKING INDUSTRY AND IMPACT ON CAPITAL MARKETS:
IGNORING THE LESSONS OF THE PAST
Dr. Avnita Lakhani

ANTITRUST AGENCIES: WATCHDOGS OR REGULATORS?
Dr. Giovanna Massorotto

STUDENT NOTE

THE PRIVATIZATION OF ANTARCTICA:
THE PATH TO PEACE AND WEALTH
Taylor Hoverman

Welcome Professor Jeremy Rabkin!

In the Fall of 2015, the Journal of International Commercial Law welcomed Professor Jeremy A. Rabkin as the journal’s new Faculty Advisor!

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Jeremy A. Rabkin is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law. Before joining the faculty in June 2007, he was, for over two decades, a professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Professor Rabkin serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace (originally appointed by President George W. Bush in 2007, then appointed for a second term by President Barack Obama and reconfirmed by the Senate in 2011). He also serves on the Board of Academic Advisers of the American Enterprise Institute and on the Board of Directors of the Center for Individual Rights, a public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C.

Professor Rabkin’s books include Law Without Nations? (Princeton University Press, 2005). He authored “If You Need a Friend, Don’t Call a Cosmopolitan,” a chapter in Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship (Sigal R. Ben-Porath & Rogers M. Smith eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). His articles have appeared in major law reviews and political science journals and his journalistic contributions in a range of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.

Biography and photo of Professor Jeremy Rabkin courtesy of George Mason University School of Law.