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Drake Law professor shares expertise on China

Professor Peter K. Yu, the Kern family chair in intellectual property law and the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, wrote an opinion piece for The Des Moines Register on potential changes in U.S.-China policy.
February 25, 2009

Drake to host second annual roundtable for Intellectual Property scholars

Intellectual property and technology law scholars from around the world will gather at Drake Law School this month for the 2009 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable.
February 24, 2009

Drake Law students win national writing awards

Two third-year Drake University Law School students Ashley Dose and Lauren Yates recently received honors in national health law writing competitions for their seminar papers.
February 24, 2009

Drake Law professor to analyze WTO decision in Geneva

Professor Peter K. Yu, the Kern family chair in intellectual property law and the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will provide an analysis of the recent WTO panel decision in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Feb. 23.
February 17, 2009

Drake Law School awarded grant from Prairie Meadows

Drake University Law School has been awarded a $12,500 grant to help update the computer and audiovisual equipment in the Legal Clinic courtroom from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino through its Community Betterment Grant Program.
February 12, 2009

Drake Law moot court team ranks in top eight in national competition

The Drake University Law School National Moot Court team recently finished in the top eight out of 28 teams that competed in the national finals of the 59th Annual National Moot Court Competition. The team's brief was judged as Third Best Brief in the national finals.
February 11, 2009

Professor provides insight for Iowa attorneys

Melissa Weresh, professor of law and director of legal writing at Drake University Law School, is now a regular contributor to The Iowa Lawyer.
February 2, 2009

Drake University names Allan Vestal dean of Law School

Allan W. Vestal, professor of law and former dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been named dean of Drake University Law School. Vestal, a native of Iowa City, Iowa, will begin his new position on June 1.
January 22, 2009

Drake Law alumnus honored with Double D Award

Former Drake football player and Law School graduate Bob Holliday recently received the Drake Double D Award during halftime of last Saturday's men's basketball game vs. Northern Iowa at the Drake Knapp Center.
January 21, 2009

Des Moines' famous 'Obama Cookie' has ties to Drake

Since the Iowa caucuses last January, the chocolate chunk cookie from Baby Boomers Café in Des Moines has become a nationwide sensation -- even being referred to as the "Obama cookie."
January 20, 2009

Drake plans 72nd Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Law School's 72nd annual Supreme Court Celebration will culminate with the Supreme Court Banquet on Saturday, March 7.
January 20, 2009

Temple University professor to discuss racial and gender bias in the 21st Century

Phoebe Haddon, an expert on racial and gender bias, will deliver Drake University Law School's Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in room 213 of Cartwright Hall.
January 20, 2009

Adjunct professor Mansfield appointed to Court of Appeals

Governor Chet Culver has selected Edward Mansfield to serve on the Iowa Court of Appeals.
January 16, 2009

Drake Law Review ranks among Top 30 nationwide

For the fourth consecutive year, the Drake Law Review ranks among the top 30 law reviews nationally for the number of times courts have cited its articles.
January 16, 2009

Drake ranks among top schools in IP and advocacy

Drake again reached the top rankings in Intellectual Property and Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, according to preLaw magazine.
January 14, 2009