2011 Events

  • November 30: Seventh Annual Finnegan Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property
  • November 17-18: Workshop on Research and Resource Commons in Scientific Research, Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 7: Technology and the Threat to Privacy – How Facebook, GPS & Google Are Changing Our Lives
  • Nov 3: Music, Copyright, and the UCLA Law School Music Copyright Infringement Resource
  • Oct 25: Current Directions in Open and Public Access
  • Oct 5: Golan v. Holder – Copyright, the Public Domain, and the First Amendment at the Supreme Court
  • Sep 13: Book Launch – “Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright”
  • Aug 25-27: Global Congress on Public Interest Intellectual Property Law
  • Apr 15: Creative License – Exploring the Music Sampling Marketplace
  • Apr 6: Special 301 and the Enforcement Agenda: Competing Perspectives on U.S. Intellectual Property and Trade Policy
  • Apr 1: IP/Gender: Gender and Traditional Cultural Expressions
  • March 16 – How Internet Aggregators are Affecting Journalism and What (If Any) Legal Tools are Needed to Support the Industry
  • Mar 15: Who Owns My Data? IP and Privacy Online
  • Feb 15: Washington “Redskins’: Pride or Prejudice?
  • Feb 10: A First Look at the 2010 Decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Feb 2: Copyright Clearance and Fair Use: A Master Class with Entertainment Lawyer Michael Donaldson
  • Feb 1: Recording Artists Contracts 101

PIJIP News

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.