American University Washington College of Law offers one of the nation’s top LL.M. (Masters in Law) degrees in intellectual property, with over 100 students from over 50 countries, and one of the largest intellectual property faculties. Read more
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.
Today, Suzan Shown Harjo issued the following statement. The WCL IP Clinic is proud to have represented Harjo in the controversy surrounding the Washington football team’s trademarks. This day is brought about by Native Peoples and our BIPOC partners moving the country toward racial and social justice.Read more
The Washington D.C. football franchise has announced "a thorough review of the team's name," long criticized as a racist slur against Native Americans... The team’s name and logos have been the subject of organized protest and litigation by Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee) and other Native advocates for decades.Read more
PIJIP Faculty Director Michael Carroll will present his recent paper on copyright, text, and data mining at an upcoming interdisciplinary conference hosted by New Zealand's Massey University. The online conference, Extraction - Tracing the Viens, will "re-examine extraction and its contested place in contemporary capitalism."Read more