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

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PIJIP Welcomes New Faculty Member Charles Duan

PIJIP Welcomes New Faculty Member Charles Duan

05 Dec, 2022

Charles Duan will join WCL as Assistant Professor with a teaching and research interest in Patent Law. Duan previously worked at PIJIP as a Senior Policy Fellow, designing and managing research projects at the intersection of intellectual property and public interest policy.

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Science Magazine Publishes PIJIP Opinion on Text and Data Mining

Science Magazine Publishes PIJIP Opinion on Text and Data Mining

05 Dec, 2022

PIJIP is pleased to announce the publication of a joint academic opinion on text and data mining and copyright reform by Science Magazine.

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PIJIP and IVIR to Co-Host Conference on International Copyright and the Cross-Border Use of Research Materials

PIJIP and IVIR to Co-Host Conference on International Copyright and the Cross-Border Use of Research Materials

29 Nov, 2022

PIJIP and the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Information Law (IViR) will host an upcoming conference to discuss models that international copyright law could use to enable cross border uses of research materials. 

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Prof. Christine Haight Farley Authors Chapter in WIPO Report on Protection Against Unfair Competition

Prof. Christine Haight Farley Authors Chapter in WIPO Report on Protection Against Unfair Competition

22 Nov, 2022

PIJIP Faculty Director Christine Haight Farley's chapter in the WIPO Status Report on Protection Against Unfair Competition described compared legal protections in Canada and the United States. 

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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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