2017 Events

  • Jan 6: LLM Student Orientation (Webpage)
  • Jan 12: The Rise and Fall of Major Trade Deals (Webpage)
  • Jan 13: IP Facutly Practice Group Presentation to the 1L Class (Webpage)
  • Jan 25: Intellectual Property at WCL: Opportunities Week Table Talk (Webpage)
  • Jan 27: American University Law Review Symposium: Identifying Boundaries in Patent and Trademark Law (Agenda | Registration)
  • Jan 27: IP Faculty Practice Group Presentations to the 1L Class (Webpage)
  • Jan 18: SCOTUS Series:  Lee v. Tam (Webpage)
  • Feb 9:  Patent Law Information Session – Including Loyola Patent Interview Program (Webpage)
  • Feb 16: Hot Topics in U.S. Patent Law: the Venue Standard, Patentable Subject Matter and AIA Petitions (Employer Spotlight: Cozen O’Connor) (Webpage)
  • Mar 1: Pratical Pointers for a Career in Patent Law: Haynes Boone Panel (Webpage)
  • Mar 21: SCOTUS Series: Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. (Webpage)
  • Mar 27: SCOTUS Series: TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC (Webpage)
  • Mar 29: Globalizing Fair Use – Exploring the Diffusion of General, Open and Flexible Exceptions in Copyright Law (Call for papers and proposals)
  • April 26: SCOTUS Series: Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. (Webpage)
  • Aug 31: IP Job Resources – What 2Ls and 3Ls Should Be Doing Now (Webpage)
  • Sep 5: Pharmaceutical Patent Law and Policy – Opening of the Argentinian Judges Academy Training (Webpage)
  • Sep 14: U.S. Copyright Office Comes to WCL (Webpage)
  • Sep 14: Patent Pledges: Looking Forward (Webpage)
  • Sep 15: Trademark Works in Progress (Webpage)
  • Sep 15: Mid-Atlantic Patent Works in Progress  (Webpage)
  • Sep 26: Intellectual Property Externship Fair
  • Sep 28: Alumni & Students IP Networking Reception at Microsoft’s DC Office (Webpage)
  • Oct 5: Patent Law Resources Talk with Professor Anderson
  • Oct 18: Communications & Media Law Resources Lunch with Professor Philipps and alum Michael Vasquez (FCC)
  • Oct 19: Reception for Judge Timothy B. Dyk, Jurist in Residence (Webpage)
  • Oct 26: Prof. Rebecca Tushnet Delivers Sixth Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on IP (Webpage)
  • Oct 30-31: PIJIP Conference on Copyright and the NAFTA Renegotiation, Featuring Keynote Address by Professor Michael Geist (Webpage)
  • Nov 2: Copyright Law Resources Talk with Professor Carroll

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.