Issues for Literary Translators
Jeffrey S. Ankrom
Attorney at Law, LLC
701 North Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404-3848
Jeffrey S. Ankrom
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Jeffrey S. Ankrom (J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, 2004) has been admitted to the practice of law in Indiana, including the United States District Court of the Southern District of Indiana and the United States District Court of the Northern District of Indiana. He is in the general practice of law, with an interest in copyright, internet, and publishing law. His other research interests include the intellectual-property issues facing translators, and the social and legal aspects of biotechnology. He is not a patent attorney.
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