August 5, 2016 — Professor Victoria Schwartz is speaking today on two panels today at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2016 Annual Conference, which is being held August 3-9, in Amelia Island, Florida. The conference provides panels and discussion groups on a host of cutting-edge topics.
From the SEALS conference agenda:
Intellectual Property Exceptionalism
This discussion group explores doctrinal exceptionalism within intellectual property (IP) as well as between bodies of IP law and other fields with which IP interacts. Participants identify underexplored ways in which IP differs from general bodies of law such as tort and administrative law, assess such differences in light of particular normative values or in light of some other legal field that is doctrinally exceptionalist, rethink prior evaluations of IP exceptionalism, and theorize observed instances of exceptionalism that are idiosyncratic to patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret.
Navigating the Hiring Process
Panelists will discuss contending strategies to navigate the hiring market for law professors. Topics will include the FAR form, navigating the AALS hiring conference, callbacks, and negotiations.
The complete program may be found at sealslawschools.org