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Why American University is the Best Place to Study IP

American University Washington College of Law is perennially recognized as among the top places in the world to study intellectual property law. The program builds on AUWCL's other major strengths, including international law, public interest law and clinical legal education.

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Quick Facts
  • #8
    for IP Law in U.S. News & World Report
  • A+
    IP Law grade in Jurist Magazine
  • 60+
    Classes in our IP & Tech Law curriculum

Featured News

PIJIP Announces theĀ Arcadia Fellowship in International Copyright

PIJIP Announces theĀ Arcadia Fellowship in International Copyright

16 Apr, 2021

PIJIP’s project on the Right to Research in International Copyright has announced an Arcadia Fellowship for LL.M. students.

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Professor Phillips to Speak at AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education

Professor Phillips to Speak at AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education

15 Apr, 2021

On April 29th, Professor Victoria Phillips, Professor and Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, will be joining the faculty of the Samuelson-Glushko Law and Technology family of clinics together at an AALS conference to discuss their shared mission and collaboration to advance social justice goals in this increasingly important field.

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Professor Farley to Present Her Paper

Professor Farley to Present Her Paper "Furniture Fights" at the 14th Annual Design Day Hosted by the USPTO

15 Apr, 2021

On April 22nd, Professor Farley will be presenting her paper “Furniture Fights” at the 14th Annual Design Day hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and co-sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the IP Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA-IPL), the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

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Professor Farley to Discuss

Professor Farley to Discuss "Fine Wine and Fair Wine," Geographical Indications for Wines in TRIPS and Free Trade Agreements at Monash University

08 Apr, 2021

Professor Farley to discuss “Fine Wine and Fair Wine,” Geographical Indications for Wines in TRIPS and Free Trade Agreements at Monash University.

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Right to Research in International Copyright - Call for Research Proposals

Right to Research in International Copyright - Call for Research Proposals

07 Apr, 2021

The Academic Network on the Right to Research in International Copyright has issued a call for  research relevant to the development of global norms on copyright policy in its application to research. This network is chaired by PIJIP and supported by the Arcadia Foundation. 

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