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

PIJIP Hosts Academy of Exchange and Judicial Studies Training

PIJIP Hosts Academy of Exchange and Judicial Studies Training

09 Sep, 2019

Last week, PIJIP and the Academy of Exchange and Judicial Studies (AIEJ), Buenos Aires, Argentina, hosted a week-long training on the topic of pharmaceutical patent litigation.

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Chambers and Partners Recognizes WCL Alum Andres Izquierdo

Chambers and Partners Recognizes WCL Alum Andres Izquierdo

03 Sep, 2019

For the sixth year in a row, WCL alum Andres Izquierdo has been ranked by the British Global Lawyer Ranking firm “Chambers and Partners” as a top Intellectual Property Attorney for Latin American.

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Professor Ruth Okediji to Deliver PIJIP's 8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

Professor Ruth Okediji to Deliver PIJIP's 8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

21 Aug, 2019

PIJIP is pleased to announce that Professor Ruth Okediji will give the 8th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property on October 10, 2019, at 6pm. Okediji is the Jeremiah Smith, Jr, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Co-Director of the Berkman Klein Center.

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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.