Schnatter Center discussion focuses on intellectual property


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Intellectual property is the key to innovation.

     Two experts will discuss the law and economics of intellectual property and its effect on the economy and society during a free, public discussion hosted by the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville College of Business. The event will be Tuesday, March 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall.

     The featured speakers are Lars Smith, Samuel J. Stallings Chair in Law at UofL’s Brandeis School of Law, and Alex Tabarrok, Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

     The discussion is the fifth public event held by the Schnatter Center since it opened in the fall of 2015. Tickets are not required and seating is open. Parking is available in the Speed Museum Garage.

     For more information, contact Donna Zinser Clark, 502-852-5612, or visit



    Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.