[Air-l] Symposium Announcement and Call for Papers--Trademark Dilution: Theoretical and Empirical Inquiries

Eric Goldman egoldman at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 17:32:30 PST 2007


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*Symposium Announcement and Call for Papers*

Trademark Dilution: Theoretical and Empirical Inquiries

October 5, 2007

Santa Clara, California

Symposium website: http://www.scu.edu/law/tmdilution/



Sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute, Santa Clara University School of
Law



*About the Symposium*



This one-day symposium will bring together legal scholars and social
scientists to examine trademark dilution as a legal and social
phenomenon.  Through
the cross-disciplinary conversation, this conference will shed more light on
the purported harms caused by trademark dilution and possible policy
approaches to address those harms.



The Santa Clara Computer & High Tech Law Journal anticipates publishing a
complementary symposium edition of the journal.  In addition, trademark
dilution research will be collected at the symposium website (
http://www.scu.edu/law/tmdilution/ ), and videos from the event will be
posted there as well.



*Confirmed Speakers* (subject to change)



Barton Beebe, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Robert Bone, Boston University School of Law

Ron Butters, Department of English, Duke University

Shari Diamond, Northwestern University School of Law

Graeme Dinwoodie, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Christine Haight Farley, American University Washington College of Law

Jacob Jacoby, New York University Stern School of Business

Xuan-Thao Nguyen, SMU Dedman School of Law

Kenneth L. Port, William Mitchell College of Law

Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center

David Welkowitz, Whittier Law School



*Call for Papers*



If you are conducting empirical or theoretical research on trademark
dilution and would be interested in presenting your research at the
symposium or contributing to the symposium issue, please contact Eric
Goldman ( egoldman at gmail.com ).  Preference will be given to inquiries made
prior to March 31, 2007.



*For More Information *



Professor Eric Goldman

Director, High Tech Law Institute

Santa Clara University School of Law

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

Phone: (408) 554-4369

Email: egoldman at gmail.com



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