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). Our prolific IP faculty has expertise in every major topic of the field, including Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, Cyberlaw, and international IP.

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Prof. Michael Carroll
Prof. Michael Carroll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Educators, Libraries & Researchers Praise President Biden for Endorsing Waiver of All IP for COVID in WTO TRIPS Waiver

Educators, Libraries & Researchers Praise President Biden for Endorsing Waiver of All IP for COVID in WTO TRIPS Waiver

05 May, 2021

Today educators, researchers, libraries, academics and other advocates praised President Biden, USTR Ambassador Katherine Tai and the Administration for formally supporting the WTO TRIPS waiver, including for copyright. 

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PIJIP Assumes Stewardship of the Open COVID Pledge

PIJIP Assumes Stewardship of the Open COVID Pledge

04 May, 2021

PIJIP is pleased to announce that effective April 20, 2021, it has assumed stewardship of the Open COVID Pledge. The Open COVID Pledge was conceived by a volunteer steering committee in March 2020 and launched on April 7, 2020. Since then, an estimated 500,000 patents and multiple copyrights have been publicly pledged to the COVID-19 response. The Open COVID Pledge was hosted and stewarded by Creative Commons during its first year of operation.

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PIJIP Announces theĀ Arcadia Fellowship in International Copyright

PIJIP Announces theĀ Arcadia Fellowship in International Copyright

16 Apr, 2021

PIJIP’s project on the Right to Research in International Copyright has announced an Arcadia Fellowship for LL.M. students.

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