2023 David E. Nelson Memorial Lecture & Spring Tech Careers Fair



April 13, 2023 | 5:30  P.M.
University Club, California Memorial Stadium
2227 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Please join us for the 2023 David E. Nelson Memorial Lecture and BCLT Spring Tech Law Careers Fair. This not-to-be-missed event will once again be held at the California Memorial Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2023 starting at 5:30 PM. We combine a signature lecture with a reception and careers fair to connect BCLT sponsors and Berkeley Law students for current and future hiring and networking. Introductions will be made by Linda Chang, IP Law Society (IPLS)’s Head of Communications, and Allison Schmitt, BCLT’s Life Sciences Project Director. 

Governance and Liability Issues in Medical AI
Professor Nicholson Price, University of Michigan Law School

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Nicholson Price is a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School. He teaches and writes in the areas of intellectual property, health law, and regulation, particularly focusing on the law surrounding innovation in the life sciences. Professor Price is a world-renowned expert on the key current issues arising with governance and implementation of artificial intelligence in medical contexts, as well as the challenging liability issues that can arise from AI’s use in these settings.

Professor Price is a core partner at the University of Copenhagen’s Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law and co-PI of the Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law.

Fireside Chat

The Nelson Lecture will be followed by a fireside chat with Professor Price and Allison Schmitt. During the fireside chat, they will explore these governance and liability issues in more depth.

Allison Schmitt JD’15 serves as the first Director of the new BCLT Life Sciences Project. Upon graduating, Allison clerked for the Honorable Stanley R. Chesler at the District of New Jersey, where she worked extensively on ANDA cases. She then clerked for the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley at the Federal Circuit, where she further honed her knowledge of bio-pharma law and case management. She then spent several years in private practice focusing on life science patent litigation, patent counseling, and policy matters.

CLE will be offered.


Reception and Careers Fair to follow immediately after Fireside Chat at 7:oo P.M.

BCLT Spring Tech Law Careers Fair

BCLT is pleased to invite all JD students to this year’s Spring Tech Law Careers Fair following the Nelson lecture, from 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., at the California Memorial Stadium. The purpose of this event is to introduce BCLT sponsors and Berkeley Law students for current and future hiring and networking. This careers fair is geared toward 1Ls as well as the 2Ls and 3Ls who mentor or would like more information on these firms and their approach to associate hiring, training, and development.

The lecture reception will help kick off conversations and the content of the lecture will provide great ice-breakers to connect with our sponsors.

Students are welcome to bring copies of their resumes for recruiters.

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