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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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PIJIP News

PIJIP Events in Brazil to Focus on Copyright and Rights to Education and Research

PIJIP Events in Brazil to Focus on Copyright and Rights to Education and Research

31 Oct, 2019

PIJIP, in its role as chair of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights, will sponsor two events in Brazil to discuss how copyright can promote rights to access educational and research materials.

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Professor Michael Carroll Participates in World Intellectual Property Organization Conference

Professor Michael Carroll Participates in World Intellectual Property Organization Conference

24 Oct, 2019

American University Washington College of Law Professor Michael Carroll participated in a panel discussion on copyright exceptions and limitations to benefit education and research at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions on October 18-19, 2019.

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8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguised Lecture on Intellectual Property

8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

15 Oct, 2019

Harvard Professor Ruth L. Okediji's lecture, titled  The Unfinished Business of Copyright Limitations and Exceptions," called for a new public interest copyright system. 

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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.