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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 Law curriculum

Featured News

Professor Christine Haight Farley Teaches Design Protection in Cuba

Professor Christine Haight Farley Teaches Design Protection in Cuba

11 Dec, 2019

Professor Christine Haight Farley taught an intensive one week course on Design Protection at the Cuban Office of Industrial Property in Havana, Cuba. The course was composed of 40 attorneys who work at the Cuban IP office, at IP firms, as in house counsel, and at other government agencies.

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PIJIP Hosts Post-Argument Discussion of Allen v. Cooper

PIJIP Hosts Post-Argument Discussion of Allen v. Cooper

21 Nov, 2019

On November 5th, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) held its second event of the "Intellectual Property at the Supreme Court" series.

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PIJIP Events in Brazil to Focus on Copyright and Rights to Education and Research

PIJIP Events in Brazil to Focus on Copyright and Rights to Education and Research

31 Oct, 2019

PIJIP, in its role as chair of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights, will sponsor two events in Brazil to discuss how copyright can promote rights to access educational and research materials.

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Professor Michael Carroll Participates in World Intellectual Property Organization Conference

Professor Michael Carroll Participates in World Intellectual Property Organization Conference

24 Oct, 2019

American University Washington College of Law Professor Michael Carroll participated in a panel discussion on copyright exceptions and limitations to benefit education and research at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions on October 18-19, 2019.

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8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguised Lecture on Intellectual Property

8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

15 Oct, 2019

Harvard Professor Ruth L. Okediji's lecture, titled  The Unfinished Business of Copyright Limitations and Exceptions," called for a new public interest copyright system. 

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