Intellectual Property Summer Sessions

Washington, D.C. - MAY 28 THROUGH JUNE 16


Each summer, AUWCL’s renowned intellectual property program offers a broad selection of evening, weekend and short courses. Topics include patent litigation, copyright fair use, design law, blockchain, multilateral law-making and dispute resolution at the WTO and WIPO, and much more.

Summer Session courses are available for academic credit to students from any law school, and CLE credit for practitioners.

Geneva, Switzerland - June 10 Through 21

The Geneva Summer Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy (PIOLD) offers students an in-depth look at international issues through direct contact with experts on intellectual property and international trade law at organizations such as WIPO and the WTO. Further information on the Geneva Program is available here.

Summer Session Course Offerings

Students in class

LAW-795GR-001: Post-Grant Proceedings at PTO
Instructors: David Cavanaugh (Wilmer Hale), Jon Stroud (Unified Patents)
Jun 14-16 | FSSu | 9:00-5:00 | 2 Credits

LAW-795BC-001: Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
Instructors: Sanya Sukduang (Finnegan), Jonathan Davies (Finnegan)
Jun 7 - 9 | FSSu | 9:00-5:00 | 2 Credits

LAW-835: Design Protection
Instructor: Christine Farley
Jun 10-13 | TuWThF | 9:00AM-12:10PM | 1 Credit

Law-795 (new): Video Game and Immersive Entertainment Law
Instructor: Ross Dannenberg
Jun 3-6 | MTWTH | 6:00PM-9:10 | 1 Credit

Law-795 (new): Intro to Patent Litigation
Instructor: Jonas Anderson
Jun 3-5 | MTW | 10:00AM-3:00PM | 1 Credit

Law-795 (new): Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law
Instructor: Alan Cohn (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)
Jun 3-6 | MTWTh | 6:00PM-9:10PM | 1 Credit

LAW-795CD-001 Copyright, Licensing, and Open Licenses
Instructor: Michael Carroll
May 28-31 | TuWThF | 9:00AM - 12:10PM |1 Credit

LAW-795EF-001 Music Licensing    
Instructor: Eric Schwartz (Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP)
Jun 14-15| FS | 9:00-5:00 | 1 Credit

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Photo credit: Washington College of Law, licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0
“PIJIP's summer sessions allow students to focus on current topics in IP taught by leading faculty and practitioners.”

Director, Michael Carroll