Jorge L. Contreras has joined the faculty of the University of Utah as an Associate Professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at the School of Medicine. Contreras teaches in the areas of intellectual property, law and science, and property law. He has previously served on the law faculties of American University Washington College of Law and Washington University in St. Louis. Previously, Contreras was a partner at the international law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he practiced transactional and intellectual property law in Boston, London and Washington DC.
Contreras’s current research focuses, among other things, on the development of technical standards and the use and dissemination of data generated by large-scale scientific … Full Story »