Professor Wasserman Given the 2012 Carroll P. Hurd Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Professor Melissa Wasserman, the Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar, has been awarded the College of Law’s Carroll P. Hurd Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship for her article, “The PTO's Asymmetric Incentives: Pressure to Expand Substantive Patent Law” 72 Ohio St. L.J. 379 (2011).

Given to the most outstanding piece of faculty scholarship published in the previous year, the award was established in 2002 by Heidi Hurd, the David C. Baum Professor of Law, and Michael Moore, the Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair. They established the award to honor her father, Carroll P. Hurd, who has had a long, varied, and distinguished career as a political scientist, university administrator, and indigenous rights lawyer.