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New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, July - September 2020

The scholarship of West Virginia University College of Law faculty members is frequently cited as authority in numerous legal disciplines. The following is a list of faculty authored works cited this year between July 1 and September 30, 2020. 

Robert Bastress

Professor Sean Tu Presents at IPWatchdog Webinar

On October 15, 2020, West Virginia University College of Law Professor Sean Tu spoke on a panel titled "Myths of Litigated Patents" hosted by IPWatchdog and LexisNexis IP. The panelists discussed which types of examiners tend to issue patents that later undergo litigation, the issues at stake during prosecution for different types of examiners and how this knowledge can impact a prosecution process.

Watch the panel discussion below and find Professor Tu's latest scholarship on patent prosecution on SSRN.

New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, January - March 2020

The scholarship of West Virginia University College of Law faculty members is frequently cited as authority in numerous legal disciplines. The following is a list of faculty authored works cited this winter between January 1 and March 20, 2020.  (Some citing articles dated 2019 appeared in print and/or on Westlaw in early 2020.) 

Valarie Blake

Professor Shine Tu and Librarian Nicholas Stump to Publish New Work in Loyola Los Angeles Law Review

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Shine Tu and librarian Nicholas Stump co-authered a new article recently accepted for publication to Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. The article, " Free Speech in the Balance: Judicial Sanctions and Frivolous SLAPP Suits", will appear in volume 54 of the journal.

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Professor Tu Joins Patent Experts for IP Watchdog Webinar

On Thursday, March 5, 2020, West Virginia University College of Law professor Shine Tu joined other patent law experts in a webinar discussion hosted by IPWatchdog. The experts discussed types of prior art rejections by fast and slow patent examiners, how the current count system can motivate examiners to either delay or expedite patent prosecution, and how different patent examination strategies may impact patent quality.

Professor Tu has recently posted two new papers to SSRN on related topics: Patenting Fast and Slow: Examiner and Applicant Use of Prior Art and Patenting Fast and Slow: Examiner Rejections and Applicant Traversals to Non-Prior Art Rejections.