2013 Events

  • Dec 3: Supreme Court Series – Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)
  • Nov  21: Prof. Baker Lunch Discussion of Apple v. US Ebook Price Fixing Appeal (Webpage)
  • Nov 8: Patent + Policy – Current Initiatives for Patent Law Revision (Webpage)
  • Nov 7: Second Annual Peter Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property, Professor Bernt Hugenholtz (Webpage)
  • Nov. 5: Supreme Court Series – Medtronic v. Boston Scientific Corp., Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)
  • Oct 17: Creative Commons U.S. – Launch Party
  • Sep 26:  The Law and Economics of Copyright User Rights (Webpage)
  • Sep 20: 2013 Trademark Works in Progress (Webpage)
  • Sep 20: 2013 Patent Works in Progress (Webpage)
  • Sep 12: International Patent Law and Access to Medicine, Jayashree Watal, Counsellor in the Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization and former WTO negotiator from India
  • Sep 12: The 2013 Marrakesh Treaty – Providing Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind and Print Disabled (Webpage)
  • Sep 11: Indigenous Enterprise and Innovation: The Promise and the Peril of Intellectual Property Licensing –  Discussion with Professor Conway (Webpage)
  • Jun 13: Biotechnology Patent Exhaustion – Unearthing the Roots of the Monsanto Seed Cases. Lecture by Jeremy de Beer (Webpage)
  • Apr 16: A Look Back at the Landmark Article “A Marketplace Approach to Broadcast Regulation” (Webpage)
  • Apr 15: Supreme Court Series – Molecular Pathology v. Myriad, Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)
  • Apr 12: iWars (Webpage)
  • Apr 5: Inaugural Cherry Blossoms Conference on Federal Intellectual Property Policy: Accessibility, Copyright and New Technologies (Webpage)
  • Mar 25: Supreme Court Series – FTC v . Actavis (formerly FTC v. Watson), Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)
  • Mar 21: Supreme Court Series – Kirtsaeng v. Wiley: Implications of the Supreme Court Decisions (Webpage)
  • Feb 25: 2013 Federal Circuit Panel on GPX International Tire Corp (Webpage)
  • Feb 21: IP and Human Rights (Webpage)
  • Feb 19: Supreme Court Series – Bowman v. Monsanto, Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)
  • Jan 16: Supreme Court Series – Gunn v. Minton, Post Argument Discussion (Webpage)


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

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

15 Oct, 2019

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

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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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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.