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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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  • #8
    for IP Law in U.S. News & World Report
  • A+
    IP Law grade in Jurist Magazine
  • 40+
    Classes in our IP & Tech Law curriculum

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Prof. Sean Flynn Presents Work in Progress on Copyright and Cross-Border Uses of Research Materials

Prof. Sean Flynn Presents Work in Progress on Copyright and Cross-Border Uses of Research Materials

14 Nov, 2022

Professor Sean Flynn will be visiting the University of Copenhagen’s Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) this week. He will present a work in progress on models that international copyright law could use to enable cross border uses of research materials.

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Prof. Sean Flynn Presents Paper on Copyright Exceptions for Research

Prof. Sean Flynn Presents Paper on Copyright Exceptions for Research

07 Nov, 2022

The paper  classifies countries based on the degree to which they have a research exception in their law that is sufficiently open to be able to permit reproduction and communications of copyrighted work needed for academic  text and data mining research. 

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100 Years of International Intellectual Property Law

100 Years of International Intellectual Property Law

06 Oct, 2022

Professor Sean Flynn will moderate the ABILA Committee on International Intellectual Property Law's 2022 panel discussion on “100 Years of International Intellectual Property Law.”

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New Book Chapter by Andrés Izquierdo:

New Book Chapter by Andrés Izquierdo: "Artificial Intelligence and Text and Data Mining: Future Rules for Libraries?"

22 Sep, 2022

The chapter has been published in IFLA's new open access book, Navigating Copyright for Libraries.

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Statement of PIJIP Director Sean Flynn: South African Constitutional Court Reads Disability Exceptions Into Copyright

Statement of PIJIP Director Sean Flynn: South African Constitutional Court Reads Disability Exceptions Into Copyright

21 Sep, 2022

The Constitutional Court of South Africa has issued an order in a case brought by Blind South Africa against the Parliament. The order finds provisions of the Copyright Act to be unconstitutional due to "infringement of the rights of persons with persons with visual and print disabilities."

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