Prof. Contreras Cited in New York Times and Wall Street Journal

Professor Jorge Contreras was cited in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal discussing recent legal battles between Apple and Samsung over cell phone patents. He predicts a “mixed result” in the case, with Apple winning on some of its claims, losing on others and getting nowhere near the amount it is demanding. PIJIP plans to host an event to discuss the verdict when it is released.

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Fall Schedule of Intellectual Property and Information Law Classes

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Patent and Trademark Appeals | Trademark | Copyright | International Trademark Law | Cyberlaw | Sports Law | Patent Law | Intellectual Property Clinic | Law and Regulation of Science | Trade Secrets | Communications Law | Space Law and Satellite Communications Seminar | International and Comparative Patent Law

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Public Statement on the U.S. Proposal for a Limitations and Exceptions Clause in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Professors Peter Jaszi, Michael Carroll, and Sean Flynn release a Public Statement on the U.S. Proposal for a Limitations and Exceptions Clause in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: "The USTR’s proposal to require ‘balance’ in copyright systems can be seen as a first response by the U.S. to the growing chorus of calls for increased attention to the need for international harmonization of mandatory minimum limitations and exceptions to intellectual property rights..."

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Prof. Contreras Cited in Apple v. Samsung Being Eyed in D.C.

Professor Jorge Contreras was cited in Reuters article Apple v. Samsung Being Eyed in D.C., discussing the status of the ongoing patent dispute between the two companies: "'People thought the America Invents Act would fix the patent system to some degree,' said George Contreras, a professor of intellectual property law at American University’s Washington College of Law. Now people are asking whether 'it did enough to address the perceived problems in the patent issue'."

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Michael Carroll to Deliver Keynote at Digital Preservation 2012 Meeting

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Tomorrow, Professor Michael Carroll will deliver a keynote preservation at the Digital Preservation 2012 Meeting. Digital Preservation 2012 is the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance. DP 2012 brings together the brightest minds exploring solutions to the challenges of stewarding digital content over the long-term.

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Michael Carroll to Keynote EIFL GA

Michael Carroll will be the keynote speaker at this year's Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) General Assembly in Yerevan, Armenia. Professor Carroll's presentation will focus on the promise of access for development as the open access movement enters its second decade. His presentation will address the challenges and opportunities for contributing to development that the open access movement faces.

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Michael Carroll Interviewed by El Espectador

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During a recent trip to Colombia Professor Michael Carroll was interviewed by the Spanish-language newspaper El Espectador.

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Lunch Discussion: Constitutional Restraints on IP in FTAs

Join PIJIP and Professor Jeremy DeBeer for a lunch discussion on Constitutional Restraints on International Trade Agreements in Federal Systems: Lessons from Canada. The discussion will take place on Thursday June 14 from 12 to 1.

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Live Chat with Patricia Aufderheide on Reclaiming Fair Use

Techdirt will be hosting a live question and answer session on Reclaiming Fair Use, with author Patricia Aufderheide, on Friday, June 8 at 4:00 ET (1:00 PT).

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Michael Carroll Publishes "Copyright's Creative Hierarchy in the Performing Arts"

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Michael Carroll has published an article entitled "Copyright's Creative Hierarchy in the Performing Arts" in the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law.

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