The Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

American University Washington College of Law

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Opening Plenary
9:00am – 10:15am

TED Talks
10:30am – 11:20am

Big Debate on the Right to Be Forgotten
11:30am – 1:00pm

Ensuring Sustainable Access to Antibiotics
12:40pm – 2:20pm

Public Interest Perspectives on EU Copyright Reform
2:00pm – 3:50pm

Friday, September 28, 2018

AUILR Symposium on IP and Development
9:00am – 10:50am

Using Competition Law to Promote Access to Medicines and other Health Technologies
11:20am – 1:30pm

TED Talks
11:20am –– 2:50pm, 3:00pm – 3:50pm

Book Launch: Copyright’s Excess, by Glynn Lunney
4:00pm – 4:50pm

Keynote Forum - What Can We Learn From the Past About What We Can Achieve in the Future
5:00pm – 7:30pm 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Access to medicines in India, Brazil & South Africa: New Directions from the Global South
9:00am – 10:50am

TED Talks
11:20am – 1:30pm, 1:40pm – 3:30pm

PIJIP News

New Book Chapter by Andrés Izquierdo:

New Book Chapter by Andrés Izquierdo: "Artificial Intelligence and Text and Data Mining: Future Rules for Libraries?"

22 Sep, 2022

The chapter has been published in IFLA's new open access book, Navigating Copyright for Libraries.

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Statement of PIJIP Director Sean Flynn: South African Constitutional Court Reads Disability Exceptions Into Copyright

Statement of PIJIP Director Sean Flynn: South African Constitutional Court Reads Disability Exceptions Into Copyright

21 Sep, 2022

The Constitutional Court of South Africa has issued an order in a case brought by Blind South Africa against the Parliament. The order finds provisions of the Copyright Act to be unconstitutional due to "infringement of the rights of persons with persons with visual and print disabilities."

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Tracie Siddiqui Joins WCL's Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic Law Clinic as Practitioner-In-Residence

Tracie Siddiqui Joins WCL's Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic Law Clinic as Practitioner-In-Residence

12 Sep, 2022

Most recently, Siddiqui was an Attorney Advisor in the Intellectual Property Enforcement Branch at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, where her practice focused on anti-counterfeiting.

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