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