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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
  • 40+
    Classes in our IP & Tech Law curriculum

Featured News

PIJIP to Co-Host Webinar on Creating Culturally Responsive Open Educational Materials

PIJIP to Co-Host Webinar on Creating Culturally Responsive Open Educational Materials

14 Jun, 2022

Join PIJIP and New America on June 15th at 3:oopm ET for a webinar examining specific hypotheticals and fair use cases where educators create culturally responsive learning materials that represent diverse student populations. 

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Prof. Farley to Present

Prof. Farley to Present "Rationalizing Trademarks in a Digital World" at Upcoming ISHTIP Conference

08 Jun, 2022

PIJIP Professor and Faculty Director Christine Haight Farley will present her article  at the upcoming Annual Workshop of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP).

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PIJIP LLM Student Lukas

PIJIP LLM Student Lukas Gonçalves Discusses Canada's Online News Act in the Project Disco Blog 

07 Jun, 2022

The legislation would require online news aggregators to enter into licensing agreements with news companies in order to display snippets, titles or links to their content.

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Right to Research Project: News Roundup from the 42nd WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

Right to Research Project: News Roundup from the 42nd WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

03 Jun, 2022

PIJIP has been collecting first-hand accounts of last month's meeting of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) by a civil society coalition on Access to Knowledge. Our Right to Research in International Copyright project works closely with these groups and experts to advance discussions of copyright user rights at the SCCR. 

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Prof. Sean Flynn Interviewed for Re:Create's

Prof. Sean Flynn Interviewed for Re:Create's "Copyright Corner" Q&A Series

19 May, 2022

In the interview, he explains the meaning of  “information justice,” the restrictions that continue to constrain research and education – even in today’s digital age – and how global IP laws impact access to the Covid vaccine.

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