U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Chief Judge Randall R. Rader will deliver the Cline Williams Jurist-In-Residence Lecture at noon Thursday in the Hamann Auditorium at the University of Nebraska College of Law.
The lecture, “Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks — Promoting the Progress of Science or Impeding It?” is free and open to the public.
While on campus, Rader also will visit classes and interact with students.
A Hastings native, Rader received a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School. He was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President George H.W. Bush in 1990, and assumed duties of the chief circuit judge in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2010.