2016 Events

  • Dec 6: CRISPR Patent Battle Post-Argument Discussion w/ Prof. J. Sherkow (Website)
  • Dec 6: SCOTUS Series: Life Technologies Corporation v. Promega (Website)
  • Nov 18: Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Toward a Festschrift for Peter A. Jaszi (Webpage)
  • Nov 17: Professor Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property (Webpage)
  • Nov. 12-14: OpenCon – Empowering the Next Generation to Advance Open Access,  Open Education, and Open Data (Website)
  • Nov. 1: SCOTUS Series: SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. (Website)
  • Oct 31: SCOTUS Series: Star Athletica , LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. (Website)
  • Oct 11: SCOTUS Series: Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple (Website)
  • Sep. 29: Intellectual Property, Communications & Media Law Externship/Internship Fair (Webpage)
  • Sep 21: Alumni and Students Intellectual Property Networking Reception at Microsoft (Webpage)
  • Sep 15: Carlos Correa: Innovation and the Global Expansion of Intellectual Property Rights: Unfulfilled Promises (Webpage)
  • Sep 13: Sports and Entertainment Law Society Fall General Meeting (Webpage)
  • Sep 8: Jayashree Watal: Negotiating on Innovation and Access to Medicines in the TRIPS Agreement (Webpage)
  • Aug 31: IPLS – Introduction to IP Student Organizations (Flyer)
  • Aug 26: IP LL.M./Mentor Lunch Meeting (Flyer)
  • Aug 19: Student Opportunity Fair (Flyer)
  • Aug 18: Introduction to IP LL.M. and LL.M. Orientation Reception (Flyer)
  • Jun 3: The Future of International Intellectual Property: Lecture by Antony Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property Division, WTO Secretariat.
  • Apr 25: Supreme Court Series – Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons; and Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC, v. Lee (Webpage)
  • Apr 15: Open Source, Open Standards, Open Minds (Flyer)
  • Apr 6: Copyright Registration Practice, with Robert Kasunic (Webpage)
  • Mar 24: American University Law Review Vol. 65 Federal Circuit Symposium:  Reviewability of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s Decision to Institute Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Mar 22: Fifth Annual Patent Administrative Law Symposium: Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee: Supreme Court Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Authority (Flyer)
  • Mar 18: Symposium on International and Comparative User Rights in the Digital Economy (Webpage)
  • Mar 17: The Future of International Copyright
  • Mar 2: Lanham Act Webinar (Webpage)
  • Feb 26: Intellectual Property & Communications Career Advising and Speed Networking (Webpage)
  • Feb 23: Supreme Court Series – Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. and Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. (Webpage)
  • Feb 16: Disparaging Trademarks: Racial Slurs or Free Speech? (Webpage)
  • Feb 13: New Directions in IP – Redefining Boundaries, Institutions, and Practice (Webpage)
  • Feb 10: Loyola Patent Interview Program Info Session (Webpage)
  • Feb 3: IP Job Search Resources and Resume Guidelines (Webpage)
  • Jan 21: GitHub Training for Attorneys (Webpage)
  • Jan 21: IP@WCL – Opportunities Day (Webpage)
  • Jan 15: Faculty Practice Groups – Intro to 1Ls (Webpage)

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.