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: IP at the Supreme Court 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: IP at the Supreme Court Series: Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. (Webpage)
  • Mar 27: IP at the Supreme Court 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: IP at the Supreme Court 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

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.