Matt Dias

Matt Dias is a Staffer for the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. He is a 2L at Columbia Law School.

STLR Link Roundup – March 4, 2013

SHIELD Act Congressmen Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) have introduced the Saving High-tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes (SHIELD) Act, an act that attempts to fight back against patent trolls. The bill would force plaintiffs to pay for the defendant’s attorney fees and other legal costs if their patent lawsuit fails in court.  [...]

STLR Link Roundup – November 7, 2012

Election 2012 The biggest news of the week is certainly the election.  And in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey announced that it will allow residents to vote by e-mail.  While some feel this is simply a sign of things to come, the decision has been met with harsh criticism from several parties.  NJ [...]