Katharine A. Van Tassel

University of Akron, School of Law

Professor of Law

150 University Ave.

Akron, OH 44325-2901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Intellectual Property and Public Health – A White Paper

Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 7, 2013, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 152-2013, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2259089, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, Regent University School of Law, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Kansas - School of Law and University of Akron, School of Law
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public health, intellectual property, TRIPS, patent, healthcare, health, big data, innovation, health care, pharmaceuticals, alternatives, Hatch-Waxman, prizes, collectively governed systems, clinical trials, black box, transparency, Obamacare, privacy, human rights

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The Growing Consumer Exposure to Nanotechnology in Everyday Products: Regulating Innovative Technologies in Light of Lessons from the Past

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Katharine A. Van Tassel and Rose Goldman
University of Akron, School of Law and Harvard School of Public Health
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Nanotechnology, Innovative Technology, Public Health, Food And Drug Law, Health Law, Product Liability, Tort, Regulation, Social Policy

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Hospital Peer Review Standards and Due Process: Moving from Tort Doctrine Toward Contract Principles Based on Clinical Practice Guidelines

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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quality control, hospital peer review, quality patient care, medical malpractice, hospital staff privileges, standard of care, quality control, quality improvement

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Genetically Modified Food, Risk Assessment and Scientific Uncertainty Principles: Does the New Understanding of the Networked Gene Trigger the Need for Post-Market Surveillance to Protect Public Health?

Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law, Vol. 15, pp. 220-251, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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genetically modified food, food, fda, innovative technology, tort liability, network gene

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Harmonizing the Affordable Care Act with the Three Main National Systems for Healthcare Quality Improvement: The Tort, Licensure and Hospital Peer Review Systems

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 78, 2013, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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affordable care act, Obama Care, cost of healthcare, quality of healthcare, access to health care, clinical practice guidelines, evidence based medicine, personalized medicine, tort system, hospital peer review, medical licensure

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Blacklisted: The Constitutionality of the Federal System for Publishing Reports of 'Bad Doctors' in the National Practitioner Data Bank

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 33, 2012, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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Slaying the Hydra: The History of Quack Medicine, the Obesity Epidemic and the FDA's Battle to Regulate Dietary Supplements

Indiana Health Law Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 203-251, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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obesity, weight loss, supplement, FDA

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The Introduction of Biotech Foods to the Tort System: Creating a New Duty to Identify

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1645, 2004
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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genetically modified food, bioengineered food, genetically engineered food, food tort liability, food allerginicity, bioengineering

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Regulating in Uncertainty: Animating the Public Health Product Safety Net to Capture Consumer Products Regulated by the FDA that Use Innovative Technologies, Including Nanotechnologies, Genetic Modification, Cloning, and Lab Grown Meat

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2013, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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nanotechnology, genetically modified food, GM food, GMOs, lab grown meat, innovative technologies, regulating in uncertainty, FDA, Food & Drug Law, consumer products, product liability, post market surveillance

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Using Clinical Practice Guidelines and Knowledge Translation Theory to Cure the Negative Impact of the Hospital Peer Review Hearing System on Healthcare Quality, Cost, and Access

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 40, 101 (2013), U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 May 2013
Katharine A. Van Tassel
University of Akron, School of Law
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evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines, hospital peer review, knowledge translation theory, medical error, Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (“HCQIA”)