Professor Anderson to Present at Patent Conference at BC Law School

Professor Jonas Anderson will present his forthcoming paper on Informal Deference at PatCon2, this Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, at Boston College Law School.

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Professor Flynn Quoted in Politico Article on TPP

Professor Sean Flynn was quoted in the Politico article "Trans-Pacifric trade talks latest IP battleground," by Elizabeth Wasserman, discussing the costs associated with countries signing on to the terms of the TPP's IP Chapter.

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Professor Haight Farley to Present at INTA Annual Meeting

On Monday, May 7 Professor Christine Haight Farley will present at the International Trademark Association's 2012 Annual Meeting on a panel about "Exploring the Outer Limits of Our Trademark Law."

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Professor Jorge Contreras cited in Politico

Professor Jorge Contreras was cited in the Politico article "Motorola notches patent win," addressing the International Trade Commission's recent ruling that Apple violated one of four Motorola patents related to Wi-Fi in iPad and iPhone.

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Professor Jorge Contreras: The Frand Wars: Who's on First?

Professor Jorge Contreras published a blog for Patently O entitled "The Frand Wars: Who's on First?" The blog post outlines the principle case in which FRAND issues are being litigated in the U.S. and Europe.

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Professor Contreras Discusses 'Patent Wars' on Al Jazeera's The Stream

Professor Jorge Contreras appeared on Al Jazeera's The Stream Discussing new approaches that tech companies are undertaking with regard to intellectual property.

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PIJIP Research Paper: A Pragmatic Approach to Intellectual Property and Development – A Case Study of the Jordanian Copyright Law in the Internet Age

This article takes the copyright law in Jordan as a case study and shows how, in practical terms, a pro-development-oriented approach could be implemented in the copyright laws of developing countries. It provides specific recommendations for developing countries to ensure that their IP laws are aligned with and serve their social and economic development objectives.

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April 23: Summer Program in International Intellectual Property Summer Information Session

PIJIP will host an informaiton session about the Summer Program in International Intellectual Property next Monday, April 23 at 4:30 in room WCL 526. The information session will cover information on the process of registering for courses in both Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland.

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Victoria Phillips and Nabila Isa-Odidi to present at Association of American Law Schools Clinical Conference

Victoria F. Phillips and Nabila Isa-Odidi, along with Margaret Johnson and Jaime Lee at the University of Baltimore, will be presenting a concurrent session entitled "Teaching Identity and Multi-Cultural Lawyering in Transactional and Non-Litigation Clinics" during the Association of American Law Schools Annual Clinical Conference.

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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.

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