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Supervised Externship Program

Dozens of employers in AUWCL’s acclaimed Supervised Externship Program provide students the opportunity to receive academic credit for substantive intellectual property, communications and technology law legal work combined with a specialized seminar reflecting on their experience. For examples of employers that participate in the program, see WCL IP Externship Employers.

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New Paper by Prof. Anderson Published in William & Mary Law Review - Nonexcludable Surgical Method Patents

New Paper by Prof. Anderson Published in William & Mary Law Review - Nonexcludable Surgical Method Patents

29 Apr, 2020

PIJIP Professor Jonas Anderson's new paper Nonexcludable Surgical Method Patents has been published in the William & Mary Law Review. The paper explores the motivation behind the patenting of a certain class of patents that cannot be enforced. 

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Professor Farley on WNYC Story about Coronavirus-Related Trademarks

Professor Farley on WNYC Story about Coronavirus-Related Trademarks

27 Apr, 2020

PIJIP Professor and Faculty Director Christine Farley was quoted on WNYC (New York Public Radio) this morning, on a segment titled "Coronavirus Pandemic Triggers A Rush to Trademark Virus-Related Words and Slogans".

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New Paper by Professors Sean Flynn and Michael Carroll: Implementing User Rights for Research in the Field of Artificial Intelligence

New Paper by Professors Sean Flynn and Michael Carroll: Implementing User Rights for Research in the Field of Artificial Intelligence

20 Apr, 2020

PIJIP Professors Sean Flynn and Michael Carroll are two of the seven coauthors of a new paper to be published in the June 2020 issue of the European Intellectual Property Review.

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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). 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.