Category Archives: Conferences and Seminars

Law and Communities – Bar Ilan University Law School – 3-4 June 2018

We are delighted to announce that, on Sunday 3 and Monday 4 June 2018, the Bar Ilan University law school and the Center for Jewish and Democratic law will be hosting an international conference titled ‘Communities and the Law’. The conference will bring together scholars from all branches of law, including private law, constitutional law, […]

Registration now open: SLS Annual Conference, Queen Mary University of London, 4-7 September 2018

The 109th Annual Conference of the Society will be held in at Queen Mary University of London (QMUoL), from lunchtime Tuesday 4 September to lunchtime Friday 7 September 2018. The conference theme is ‘Law in Troubled Times’, drawing attention both to the enormous changes through which the UK constitution is going, and more generally to […]

‘AALS Section on Remedies – Call for Papers’

“The AALS Section on Remedies will host a program entitled, ‘Intellectual Property Remedies at the Supreme Court and Worldwide’, to be held on January 4 at this year’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans (Jan 2-6) …” (more) [Erik Hovenkamp, New Private Law, 4 May]

European Contract Law and the Creation of Norms: Warsaw, 22-23 June 2018

“On 22–23 June Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Society of European Contract Law (SECOLA) organize a conference ‘European Contract Law and the Creation of Norms’. It brings together leading experts from academic institutions in Europe and beyond, in order to discuss various dimensions of sources of contemporary contract […]

‘Rights, Wrongs, And Injustices: The Structure Of Remedial Law’: Stephen Smith, Edinburgh Centre For Private Law, 31 May 2018

This seminar will discuss the main ideas in a draft manuscript of a book of the same title. The book seeks to establish the existence of, and provide the intellectual foundations for, a body of law that has been largely unacknowledged, ignored, or misunderstood in the western legal tradition. Focusing primarily on the common law […]

‘Defamation Law and the Internet Conference May 3rd, Register In Person or Live Webcast’

“It has been said that almost every concept and rule in the field of defamation law has to be reconsidered in light of the Internet. The Law Commission of Ontario’s Defamation Law and the Internet: Where Do We Go From Here? conference considers whether or how defamation law should be reformed in light of fast-moving […]

‘The Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP: Conference Summary and Video’

“Intellectual property law is, in many ways, part of American private law. IP rights are commonly viewed as a type of property right, and courts have historically been the dominant institution for enforcement of those rights. However, today IP law-making and adjudication is increasingly performed by administrative agencies. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board decides […]

Call for Papers: ‘Public Aspects of Private Law’: Private Law Junior Scholars Conference, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 26-27 September 2018

“This year’s Private Law Junior Scholars Conference will assess the possible public aspects of private law. In what way – if at all – does private law have public aspects? Is there a strict divide between private law and public law, and if so where should the line be drawn? Could the contours of private […]

Hanoch Dagan, ‘A Liberal Theory of Property’: Trinity College Dublin, 4 April 2018

The Private Law Group presents ‘A Liberal Theory of Property’ by Prof Hanoch Dagan. Hanoch Dagan is the Stewart and Judy Colton Professor of Legal Theory and Innovation and the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel-Aviv University … (more)

Call for Papers: 18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC): Berkeley, 9-10 August 2018

The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology is pleased to host the 18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC) on August 9-10, 2018. The IPSC brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues. The conference is co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, […]