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.

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








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Prof. Farley to Present

Prof. Farley to Present "Rationalizing Trademarks in a Digital World" at Upcoming ISHTIP Conference

08 Jun, 2022

PIJIP Professor and Faculty Director Christine Haight Farley will present her article  at the upcoming Annual Workshop of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP).

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PIJIP LLM Student Lukas

PIJIP LLM Student Lukas Gonçalves Discusses Canada's Online News Act in the Project Disco Blog 

07 Jun, 2022

The legislation would require online news aggregators to enter into licensing agreements with news companies in order to display snippets, titles or links to their content.

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Prof. Sean Flynn Interviewed for Re:Create's

Prof. Sean Flynn Interviewed for Re:Create's "Copyright Corner" Q&A Series

19 May, 2022

In the interview, he explains the meaning of  “information justice,” the restrictions that continue to constrain research and education – even in today’s digital age – and how global IP laws impact access to the Covid vaccine.

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