David Hricik, professor, recently had a book he co-authored receive glowing reviews. The book, Drafting Patents for Litigation and Licensing, has been adopted by Marquette University School of Law as the required textbook for a patent law course. Another book review of one of Professor Hricik's books with Oxford University Press, Patent Ethics: Prosecution, co-authored with Mercedes Meyers, was reviewed in the IP Law Book Review by Professor Christopher Holman. In August, Professor Hricik gave a presentation titled, "An Ethical Lawyer Meets the Internet" at the University of Rhode Island. He gave the same talk the following day at Roger Williams University School of Law.
Michael Sabbath, professor and holder of the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute/Walter Homer Drake, Jr. Endowed Chair in Bankruptcy Law, was a speaker at a bankruptcy skills training program held in Atlanta in August. The program, titled “Nuts & Bolts: Bankruptcy Fundamentals for New and Young Practitioners,” was sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Bankruptcy Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Metro-Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group. Professor Sabbath spoke on a panel with several bankruptcy court judges, the Honorable James E. Massey, and the Honorable James D. Walker, Jr.