ONLINE - Intellectual Property Summer Sessions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - MAY 26 THROUGH JUNE 21

Each summer, AUWCL’s renowned intellectual property program offers a broad selection of evening, weekend, and short courses. Gain insight into the ever-changing field of intellectual property law, including patent litigation, copyright, licensing, design law, blockchain, music licensing, video game, 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. Further information on the D.C. Summer Sessions is available here.

Yuma Building, WCL
Yuma Building, WCL
Prof. Michael Carroll
Prof. Michael Carroll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 7 THROUGH 20 - CANCELLED

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.

Geneva program, 2017
Geneva program, 2017
Prof. Christine Haight Farley
Prof. Christine Haight Farley
 
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PIJIP News

PIJIP Webinar on Fair Use and Teaching Practices Online

PIJIP Webinar on Fair Use and Teaching Practices Online

31 Mar, 2020

PIJIP, Creative Commons USA, and New America are hosting the webinar "Reading Aloud: Fair Use Enables Translating Classroom Practices to Online Learning," to describe how the fair use provision in U.S. copyright law permits many classroom read-aloud activities to be translated to the digital environment.

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American University Again Ranks in Top 10 for Intellectual Property

American University Again Ranks in Top 10 for Intellectual Property

20 Mar, 2020

Once again, American University has been ranked in the top 10 for Intellectual Property by US News & World Report. No doubt our 45 IP courses, including the first in the nation IP Clinic (tied with Berkeley), 18 full time IP and tech faculty, 7 IP and tech student groups, including our student-run IP journal, specialized LL.M. in IP, and numerous IP and tech events, averaging one per week, have kept us in the top 10. For these reasons, American was also graded A+ in IP by National Jurist/preLaw Magazine.

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New Paper by Professor Carroll

New Paper by Prof. Carroll Describes Lawful Text and Datamining Under U.S. Copyright Law

03 Mar, 2020

This Article argues that U.S. copyright law provides a competitive advantage in the global race for innovation policy because it permits researchers to conduct computational analysis — text and data mining — on any materials to which they have access.

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About PIJIP

The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) is the internationally recognized intellectual property and information law research and academic program of American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL). PIJIP’s academic programs, including our new LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property, and a first in the nation IP Clinic, offer an unparalleled course of study in the fields of intellectual property and information law. PIJIP’s faculty is among the most prolific and engaged IP faculties in the world. Full-time faculty teach courses in every major topic of the field, including Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, Cyberlaw, and a full array of international intellectual property law courses.