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Faculty Lecture Series: Visiting Professor Samson Vermont

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The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, September 28 with Visiting Professor Samson Vermont. He will present "Proximate Cause Untangled" in the Law School's 4th floor faculty meeting room. The lecture begins at 12:35 p.m., following a lunch at noon in the same room. A question and answer session will follow after the lecture.

Professor Vermont teaches and writes about patents and other areas of intellectual property. He also teaches torts. Before transitioning into academics, he practiced patent law in the Washington, D.C. office of Hunton & Williams, where he specialized in chemical and biotechnological inventions. He is a registered patent attorney and the founder of the monthly periodical "Patent Strategy & Management." As part of his transition into academics, he earned an LL.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law and then served as the Humphrey Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Michigan Law School.

There is limited seating for this event. To attend, RSVP to Detra Davis Fleming at ddavis@law.miami.edu. Priority will be given to those first to reply.