Professors Levasseur and Lonegrass recognized during third annual Inventorship Showcase meeting

Melissa Lonegrass

Alain Lavasseur

Two LSU Law professors were recognized recently for their achievements in technology transfer.

The LSU Office of Innovation and Technology Commercialization honored Alain Levasseur and Melissa Lonegrass during the third annual Inventorship Showcase meeting on May 9 at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. Lonegrass was recognized for her work in “Louisiana Civil Code with Official Legislative Commentary,” and Levasseur was recognized for “Deciphering a Civil Code: Sources of Law and Methods of Interpretation.”

The Inventorship Showcase event serves as a recognition of innovative LSU faculty, staff and students, patents issued and other achievements in technology transfer at LSU.

Technology transfer offices at LSU campuses advance innovation by serving the faculty, supporting the research enterprise, and partnering with entrepreneurs and businesses to commercialize inventions that enhance the economy and benefit the public. This event showcases LSU technologies and innovations including faculty, staff, and students who have been awarded patents throughout the 2016 fiscal year, 2016 National  Academy of Inventors Fellows and other achievements in technology transfer.