International Intellectual Property Summer Program Open for Registration

Registration is now open for the American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property Summer Program in International Intellectual Property. Courses are offered in Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland, for both academic and CLE credit.*

Courses examine the recent shift of intellectual property law making and enforcement to the international level, and the skills in legal analysis and forum selection that intellectual property lawyers need as a result.

Please visit wcl.american.edu/pijip/go/summer for further details on how to register, as well as a link to our DC Application and Geneva Application.

*Students taking six academic credits through the program, or concurrently with other WCL-sponsored summer programs, may be eligible for full time student loan and aid programs.

Washington, D.C. – June 4-16

  • Introduction to International Intellectual Property Law
  • Intellectual Property and Free Trade Agreements
  • IP Enforcement Practice at Customs and Border Agencies
  • Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development
  • International Technology Licensing Agreements

Geneva, Switzerland – June 19-July 6

  • International Intellectual Property at the World Intellectual Property Organization
  • The World Trade Organization: Rule Making and Dispute Settlement

Faculty experts teaching as a part of the International Intellectual Summer Program 2012 include PadidehAla’i, Jeremy de Beer: Professor, Michael Carroll, Johan Erauw, Christine Haight Farley, Sean Flynn, and Tim Trainer. The Geneva program will be taught by staff from the World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization and other Geneva- based institutions.

Credit and Application

• Courses may be taken for up to 9 hours of academic credit, a certificate of completion, or CLE credit.
• Transfer credit is available to any U.S. accredited law school.

Direct questions to sduchesneau@wcl.american.edu or mjacob@wcl.american.edu.

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