Uniform Commercial Code

IP Traps in Secured Financing (2014 College Seminar)

Our “Advanced Seminar on Intellectual Property Traps in Secured Financing,” designed specifically for the Fellows of the College by Professor Stephen Sepinuck, used a discussion of specific problems to reveal some of the IP traps for secured lenders arising when the debtor is an owner, licensor, or licensee of IP. Click here for the Seminar handout, and click here for the PowerPoint.

Case Law Surveys

College Fellows Professor Stephen Sepinuck, Steve Weise and Teresa Wilton Harmon prepare annual summaries of case law developments relating to UCC, bankruptcy, contract law and other commercial law related topics. The College is please to make those surveys available.

2015-2016 Commercial Law Developments [Link to ABA] `

2015 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck]

2014 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck]
2014 Commercial Law Developments [Steven Weise, Teresa Harmon, John Hilson, Stephen Sepinuck, and Lynn Soukup]

2013 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck] 
2013 Commercial Law Developments [Steven Weise, Teresa Harmon, John Hilson, Stephen Sepinuck, and Lynn Soukup]

2012 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck]
2012 Commercial Law Developments [Steven Weise, Teresa Harmon, and Lynn Soukup]

2011 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck] 
2011 Commercial Law Developments [Steven Weise and Teresa Harmon, and Lynn Soukup]

2010 Commercial Law Developments [Stephen Sepinuck]
2010 Commercial Law Developments [Steven Weise, Teresa Harmon, and Lynn Soukup]

Gonzaga Commercial Law Center

The Transactional Lawyer is the bi-monthly electronic newsletter of the Commercial Law Center at Gonzaga University School of Law. The newsletter offers advice to lawyers on how to structure and document commercial transactions and alerts transactional attorneys to recent legal developments that may affect their practice. The CLC also publishes annual commerical law updates, summarizing relevant cases, as well as provides other resources. The CLC Links & Resources webpage can be accessed here.

2010 AMENDMENTS TO UCC ARTICLE 9

Information regarding the 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 can be found here:  Click here for a summary of the amendments.  

MODEL AGREEMENTS

Model Intellectual Property Security Agreement Task Force

Deposit Account Control Agreements (DACA) Task Force

Model Intercreditor Agreement (MICA) Task Force

MODEL LAWS

Voidable Transaction Act Amendments

ARTICLES

Ken Kettering, “The Uniform Voidable Transaction Act; or, the 2014 Amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act,” The Business Lawyer, Vol. 70, Summer 2015, 777. 

Model Intellectual Property Agreement Task Force, “Task Force Introductory Report and Background Considerations, Model Intellectual Property Security Agreements” The Business Lawyer, Vol. 71, Summer 2016, 849.