Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic Holding Hiring Information Sessions Next Week

Interested in applying for the WCL Glushko-Samuelson IP Law Clinic ("IP Clinic") next year?? Information sessions for the IP Clinic will be held next week: February 26, Room 403, 12p-1p February 27, Room 445, 4p-5p Applications are due on March 8th. More information on clinics: http://www.wcl.american.edu/clinical

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Prof. Michael Carroll is keynote speaker at Stanford’s “Copyright in the Digital Age” symposium on Friday, Feb. 22.

Professor Michael Carroll is the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Stanford Technology Law Review symposium, "Copyright in the Digital Age." For more information and registration visit: http://stlr.stanford.edu/symposia/2013-copyright-digital-age/

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Prof. Jorge Contreras to be interviewed about Bowman case by the Bloomberg Surveillance show on Tues. Feb. 19 at approximately 6:45am.

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Professor Jorge Contreras will be interviewed by the Bloomberg Surveillance show regarding the Supreme Court case, Bowman v. Monsanto. The interview will be aired on http://www.bloomberg.com/tv/.

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Glushko-Samuelson IP Clinic Seeking Mock Trial Jurors

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The IP Clinic is holding a mock trial next week on a trademark cancellation issue. The simulated case involves a registered trademark objected to by a Native American tribe. The trial will be held on Thursday February 21st from 9:00 to 1:00, continuing on Friday February 22nd from 9:00 to 5:00. Breakfast will be provided on Thursday and both breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday. Those interested should in being a juror for some or all of the trial should contact Dave Contreras in the clinic office (room 417 or x4148) as soon as possible.

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Students of Glushko-Samuelson IP Law Clinic Submit Response to Copyright Office on Behalf of Dance Heritage Coalition

Students at American University Washington College of Law prepared and submitted a response to the Copyright Office's Notice of Inquiry regarding orphan works and mass digitization.

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Prof. Jaszi Joined HuffPost Live Panel on Maryland School District's Proposal to Copyright Students' Work

Peter Jaszi joined HuffPost Live panel to discuss the Prince George's County school district's proposal to copyright any work generated by its students and staff. A recap of the discussion can be found at http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/local-school-board/5110365b02a7603387000804.

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Peter Jaszi to Speak About Fair Use at U.S. Copyright Office

On February 5, 2013, Professor Peter Jaszi will speak about Fair Use at the U.S. Copyright Offices' "Copyright Matters" program. The presentation begins at 10:30am in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sean Flynn Gave a Lecture at Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program

Sean Flynn gave a lecture on the role of intellectual property in economic growth and development to a group of copyright and trade officials from Kazakhstan. The lecture was hosted as part of the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.

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WCL Professors Mike Carroll, Jonas Anderson, Jon Baker and Sean Flynn join amicus brief to Supreme Court in FTC v. Watson

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The case involves whether reverse-payment agreements are per se lawful unless the underlying patent litigation was a sham or the patent was obtained by fraud (as the court below held), or instead are presumptively anticompetitive and unlawful (as the Third Circuit has held). The Professors’ brief argues that exclusion-payment settlements fly in the face of not only antitrust law and the regulatory regime but also patent law.

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Prof. Anderson presented paper at GW Law

Prof. Anderson presented his paper, “From De Novo Review to Soft Deference” at George Washington University Law School on Jan. 30. The presentation was part of GW Law's IP Speaker series.

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