Liza Vertinsky is a law professor at Emory Universit. She joined the Emory Law faculty in 2007, after a decade of legal practice focusing on intellectual property transactions. She builds on a practical background of assisting entrepreneurs, emerging companies, and universities with the development, acquisition, and leveraging of intellectual property. Her areas of expertise include the regulation of healthcare markets and technologies, global health, intellectual property, innovation, and law and economics.
On the eve of the Republican National Convention, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn announced that the FDA had issued emergency use authorization for investigational convalescent plasma as a treatment for COVID-19. Plasma is the liquid part of blood. Sometimes, for treatment purposes, it is taken from people who have been infected with […]