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). Our prolific IP faculty has expertise in every major topic of the field, including Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, Cyberlaw, and international IP.
PIJIP’s academic program, including our 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 impact program serves as an important incubator of research and public debate on public interest concerns in global intellectual property policy making.
PIJIP Professor Peter Jaszi, Meredith Jacob, Project Director of Creative Commons USA at Washington College of Law, and Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director of the Association of Research Libraries, recently spoke on a webinar about the Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use in OERs.Read more
Last month, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held its 41st session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR). Members of the Civil Society Coalition on the Right to Research in International Copyright made a series of official statements.Read more
A new publication is out from PIJIP's Faculty Director, Professor Christine Haight Farley. "A Research Framework on Intellectual Property and Morality" has been published in Approaches and Methodologies in Intellectual Property ResearchRead more