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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

WCL student Lauren Ingram has been awarded the 2021 Ladas Memorial Award

WCL student Lauren Ingram has been awarded the 2021 Ladas Memorial Award

04 Aug, 2021

WCL student Lauren Ingram has been awarded the 2021 Ladas Memorial Award. The award was established by Ladas & Parry LLP in honor of the firm’s late partner

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Webinar - Peter Jaszi, Meredith Jacob, Prue Adler Present the Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use in OERs

Webinar - Peter Jaszi, Meredith Jacob, Prue Adler Present the Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use in OERs

27 Jul, 2021

PIJIP Professor Peter Jaszi, Meredith Jacob, Project Director of Creative Commons USA at Washington College of Law, and Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director of the Association of Research Libraries, recently spoke on a webinar about the Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use in OERs.

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Right to Research in International Copyright - Statements at 41st SCCR

Right to Research in International Copyright - Statements at 41st SCCR

22 Jul, 2021

Last month, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held its 41st session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR). Members of the Civil Society Coalition on the Right to Research in International Copyright made a series of official statements.

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Christine Haight Farley - A Research Framework on Intellectual Property and Morality

Christine Haight Farley - A Research Framework on Intellectual Property and Morality

15 Jul, 2021

A new publication is out from PIJIP's Faculty Director, Professor Christine Haight Farley. "A Research Framework on Intellectual Property and Morality" has been published in Approaches and Methodologies in Intellectual Property Research

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Professor Flynn helped write open academic letter in support of the TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver

124 Academics Sign Open Letter in Support of the TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver Proposal

13 Jul, 2021

PIJIP Professor Flynn helped draft the copyright section of the letter to wealthy countries that have opposed the waiver at the World Trade Organization.

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