2016 Events

  • Dec 6: CRISPR Patent Battle Post-Argument Discussion w/ Prof. J. Sherkow (Website)
  • Dec 6: IP at the Supreme Court 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: IP at the Supreme Court Series: SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. (Website)
  • Oct 31: IP at the Supreme Court Series: Star Athletica , LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. (Website)
  • Oct 11: IP at the Supreme Court 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: IP at the 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: IP at the 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

General Agreement on Common Concerns at PIJIP's 2/11 Discussion of the Sale of .ORG

General Agreement on Common Concerns at PIJIP's 2/11 Discussion of the Sale of .ORG

18 Feb, 2020

PIJIP was delighted to host a fascinating discussion about the proposed sale of the .ORG Registry at American University Washington College of Law (WCL) on Tuesday, 2/11.  Our speakers were Andrew Sullivan, President and CEO of the Internet Society (ISOC), Mitch Stoltz, Senior Staff Attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Professor Benjamin Leff of WCL who teaches and researches the law of charitable and nonprofit organizations, and Marc Rotenberg, President and Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and an early chair of the Public Interest Registry (PIR).

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Professor Jennifer Daskal Recognized at Annual Faculty Scholarship Awards

Professor Jennifer Daskal Recognized at Annual Faculty Scholarship Awards

07 Feb, 2020

Professor Jennifer Daskal received the Edwin A. Mooers Scholars award at the annual Faculty Scholarship Awards. This award was established in 1985 in honor of former Professor Mooers, for support to an AUWCL faculty member in any area of law.

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Professor Jonas Anderson Recognized at Annual Faculty Awards

Professor Jonas Anderson Recognized at Annual Faculty Awards

07 Feb, 2020

Professor and Associate Dean for Scholarship Jonas Anderson received the Edwin A. Mooers Scholars award. This award was established in 1985 in honor of former Professor Mooers, for support to an AUWCL faculty member in any area of law.

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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.