Christoph Ann, chair for Corporate and Intellectual Property Law at Technische Universitat Munchen in Germany, will be the speaker at Virginia Tech’s Science, Technology and Law Program Symposium on Oct. 11. The symposium will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and will be held in the Cascades Room at the Inn at Virginia Tech. The registration deadline is today and a link to register can be found below.
Below is the press release from Virginia Tech.
BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 – The Virginia Tech College of Science will hold its inaugural Science, Technology and Law Program Symposium Oct. 11 featuring noted European intellectual property law professor Christoph Ann.
Ann is the chair for Corporate and IP Law at Technische Universitat Munchen, School of Management – Germany’s No. 1 research business school. He holds law degrees in Germany and the United States and has served as a judge on the Mannheim Regional Court’s IP Infringement Panel. He has published five books and more than 100 articles and contributions to books.
The symposium will be held in the Cascades Room at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Ann’s presentation will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by discussion and a reception.
The registration deadline is Oct. 3 and the program is free of charge.
The Science, Technology, and Law program is a new minor in the college and is open to students from any major. The first six students to receive the minor graduated in the Spring of 2013.
The College of Science at Virginia Tech gives students a comprehensive foundation in the scientific method. Outstanding faculty members teach courses and conduct research in biological sciences, chemistry, economics, geosciences, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics. The college offers programs in cutting-edge areas including, among others, those in energy and the environment, developmental science across the lifespan, infectious diseases, computational science, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The College of Science is dedicated to fostering a research-intensive environment that promotes scientific inquiry and outreach.