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Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association


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RECIPIENTS OF THE ANNUAL WRITING AWARD

1999 -- STEPHEN S. YODER
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
"The Patentability of Expressed Sequenced Tags (ESTs): Advocating Research Per Se
Within U.S.C. Section 101 By Analogy to an Algorithm."

1998 - MARK G. KNEDEISEN
Duquesne University School of Law
"Pre-Grant Publication Of Patent Applications: Proposals To Protect The Public Interest"

1997 - DEBORAH M. ALTMAN
Duquesne University School of Law
"Defining The Role Of The Jury In Patent Litigation - The Court Takes Inventory"

1996 - THOMAS LIZZI
Duquesne University School of Law
"From Benevolent Administration To Government Employee Inventions, Human Genomes, And Exclusive Licensing: Is Governmental Ownership Of Patents Constitutional?"

1995 - RICHARD McEWEN
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
"The Frito Bandito's Last Stand; Waits Rocks Performer's Rights Into The Media Age"

1994 - WILLIAM J. DiPAOLO
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
"The Patentability Of Inventive Methods Of Doing Business"

1993 - MICHELE L. DYER
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
"Lotus Development Corp. v. Borland International: Inconsistencies Between the Borland Court's Copyright Infringement Test and the Test Formulated by the Second Circuit in Altai"

1992 - KIMBERLY A. MILLER
Duquesne University School of Law
"The Misuse of Copyright Defense: Implications of the Lasercomb Decision to the Computer Software Industry"


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ittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association

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