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JETLaw Symposium on Patent Eligibility Is One Week Away

On January 17, 2014 By

JETLaw’s 2013-2014 symposium, Patents 101: From Computer Code to Genetic Codes, will take place next Friday, Jan. 24th, at Vanderbilt Law School. The symposium focuses on what, exactly, is eligible for patent protection. Chief Judge Randall Rader of the Federal Circuit will deliver the keynote, and panels will address software patents, […]

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What Do You Think About Patent Subject Matter Eligibility?

On Friday, January 24th, JETLaw will host its symposium on patent-eligible subject matter, Patents 101: From Computer Code to Genetic Codes. (Details below.) Should courts care whether patented processes are implemented in software? Should software be considered unpatentable as an “algorithm”? Should any […]

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Welcome to 2014, JETLawyers!

On January 7, 2014 By


Happy holidays and a hearty “Welcome back!” to the JETLaw community! Vanderbilt was closed yesterday due to snow, ice, and extreme cold, but today we are up and running. Next week, we will resume regular JETLaw blog posts.

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Announcing the 2014 JETLaw Symposium on Patent Eligibility

On November 6, 2013 By

The 2013-2014 JETLaw Symposium, “Patents 101: Eligibility from Computer Code to Genetic Codes” will be held at Vanderbilt Law School on Friday, January 24th, 2014. The Symposium examines the interaction of Section 101 and patent eligibility of software and DNA, as well as the implication of current jurisprudence on patent eligible […]

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Swathi Padmanabhan’s (’13) Note, Hacking for Lulz: Employing Expert Hackers to Combat Cyber Terrorism, cited in federal court.

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Welcome the Class of 2015

On August 5, 2013 By

Earlier this summer, JETLaw welcomed thirty-two new members. We congratulate these new JETLaw Staff Members for 2013-14 and look forward to another successful year for the Journal. We also would like to congratulate the new members of the Vanderbilt Law Review and the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. Welcome to the Journals!


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Kathryn Brown’s Student Note, The Risks of Taking Facebook at Face Value: Why the Psychology of Social Networking Should Influence the Evidentiary Relevance of Facebook Photographs, was cited by U.S. Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson in Giacchetto v. Patchogue-Medford Union Free Sch. Dist., No. 2:11-cv-06323 (ADS) (AKT), 2013 WL 2897054, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83341 (E.D.N.Y. […]

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The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law has published its Summer 2013 issue, Volume 15, Issue 4. This year’s previous issues, Volume 15, Issue 1, Volume 15, Issue 2, and Volume 15, Issue 3 are also available online. Hard copies of the journal will be available soon.




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JETLaw Jumps the Rankings

On March 13, 2013 By

In the annual law journal rankings compiled by Washington and Lee University School of Law, JETLaw has risen an astonishing eighty-five spots to our highest rank ever! See for more details. Currently the highest rated Arts and Entertainment Law Journal outside of New York City, JETLaw is accepting submissions now.

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JETLaw Congratulates 2011-2012 Award Winners

On April 4, 2012 By

JETLaw congratulates its student award winners for the 2011-2012 school year!

Chris Lantz Memorial Outstanding Service Award: Megan LaDriere Student Writing Award: Katie Brown Best Blogger: Mike Dearington Best Blog Commenter: Joanna Collins

For more information on JETLaw student awards, visit our Awards page.

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