Call for Abstracts: 2018 bioip Faculty Workshop

Call for Abstracts: 2018 bioip Faculty Workshop

Workshop Date:  May 3–4, 2018
Application Deadline:  October 2, 2017
Georgia State University College of Law
Atlanta, GA

Basic Information


The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) is pleased to announce the third annual bioip Faculty Workshop on May 3–4, 2018, at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, GA.

The Workshop offers a unique opportunity for three scholars in their first decade of teaching to present their work in progress for in-depth critique and commentary by respected senior scholars in the field.

Topics and Eligibility

Topics for the workshop are at the intersection of biotechnology, life sciences, food and drug law, and intellectual property (hence bioip), broadly defined. A Review Committee comprised of faculty from the Boston University School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, and the Loyola University Chicago School of Law will select papers for the Workshop in a blind process. Papers should present an original thesis and contribute to scholarly literature.

The articles most likely to benefit from the extensive feedback provided during the Workshop are those not yet submitted for publication. Accordingly, the Workshop will not review published work or work that will be published by the date of the Workshop.

Scholars with less than ten years of teaching experience, including VAPS and Fellows, are eligible for participation in the Workshop.


Those interested in participating should submit an abstract (up to 750 words) of the proposed paper (without identifying information) along with a C.V. to Ted Hutchinson, Executive Director of the ASLME at by October 2, 2017.

Selected abstracts will be announced later in Fall 2017 with the full draft papers due by April 1, 2018. The organizers will cover reasonable travel and lodging expenses for selected scholars.


For questions, please email Yaniv Heled at