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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IP Alums Meet WCL Students in Career Coaching Event

IP Alums Meet WCL Students in Career Coaching Event

01 Feb, 2019

Over 25 coaches and 60 students participated in PIJIP's 2019 IP and Technology Law Alumni Career Coaching event.

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New Paper on IP and Technology Clinics by Prof. Victoria Phillips

New Paper on IP and Technology Clinics by Prof. Victoria Phillips

08 Jan, 2019

The Clinical Law Review has published a new paper coauthored by PIJIP Professor Victoria Phillips and University of Pennsylvania Professor Cynthia Dahl. "Innovation and Tradition: A Survey of Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinics."  

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AUWCL Student Wins CIPSC 2018 Legal Writing Competition

AUWCL Student Wins CIPSC 2018 Legal Writing Competition

16 Nov, 2018

American University Washington College of Law student Michael McLaughlin received the Corporate IP Strategy Conference 2018 Legal Writing Competition for an article he wrote regarding patent protection as it relates to computer-assisted and computer-generated inventions.

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PIJIP to Host the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property in the Public Interest

PIJIP to Host the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property in the Public Interest

27 Sep, 2018

The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual property to host the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest September 27-29 at American University Washington College of Law.

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PIJIP Professors Submit Comments to South African Government Regarding Copyright Reform

PIJIP Professors Submit Comments to South African Government Regarding Copyright Reform

14 Aug, 2018

PIJIP Profs. Sean Flynn, Peter Jaszi and Michael Carroll were among seven law professors and practitioners who jointly drafted comments on pending South African copyright legislation from the Copyright User Rights Network and Creative Commons. 

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