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Prof. Kristen Osenga

Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

Professor Kristen Jakobsen Osenga teaches and writes in the areas of intellectual property, patent law, law and language, and legislation and regulation. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection between law and linguistics in patent claim construction as well as other aspects of patent law and has appeared in a number of venues. Professor Osenga is a frequent speaker at symposiums on patent law and intellectual property and has made numerous presentations to academics and practitioners on these topics. Prior to joining academia, she practiced patent law and clerked for Judge Richard Linn of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She has also been a Visiting Professor at Emory University School of Law and at William & Mary School of Law.

Publications and Multimedia
The Myriad Decision and Patented Innovation in the Biotech Industry - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group and George Mason University School of Law's Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property Podcast
July 11, 2013
Copyright and Commercialization after Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group and George Mason University School of Law's Center for Protection of Intellectual Property Podcast
May 20, 2013
Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-27-13 featuring Kristen Osenga
March 27, 2013
Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley and Sons - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 11-7-12 featuring Kristen Osenga
November 07, 2012