Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
12:15-1:15 p.m. • Room 3037
Open to public.
Phoebe Kornfeld has been practicing law for going on twenty years, half of which time has been spent working as in-house counsel in the vaccines industry. She is currently Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Intercell AG, a vaccines biotech company listed on the exchange in Vienna, Austria. Her previous position was as Vice President, Corporate Counsel at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc., formerly, Chiron Corporation. Prior to working in-house, Ms. Kornfeld was in private practice in the offices of international law firms in New York, Frankfurt, Prague, Budapest, Paris, and London.
Ms. Kornfeld's vaccines work has included a wide range of international and comparative law matters, including issues involving the U.S., many Western and Eastern European countries, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America, governmental authorities, and international organizations.
Ms. Kornfeld graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1990, and she earned a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University in 1984. Her B.A. is from St. Lawrence University, where she majored in German and Government.
Phoebe Kornfeld '90, "Contagion Without Borders and the Role of International and Comparative Law: The Example of 21st Century Influenza Pandemics"
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
Blocher argues for creation of interstate market for sovereign territory in the U.S.
Professor Joseph Blocher argues that the unique relationship between state sovereignty and state territory in the United States creates threads—mobile state borders and active markets for public land and sovereign functions—that can and should be woven together to create an interstate market for sovereign territory.University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Duke Law teams with Duke Dining Services to select new cafe vendor
Representatives of Duke Law faculty, staff, and students will participate in the selection of a new vendor to operate the second-floor café.
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- International Courts in Context Workshop
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