Frame the Lawyers 2019 - Opening Reception

Artwork from previous "Frame the Layers" exhibit
 

April 26, 2019 | 6:00-8:00pm
Claudio Grossman Hall

The Opening Reception for the “Annual Frame the Lawyers Exhibit 2019” will take place at American University, Washington College of Law, hosted by the Program on Information, Justice and Intellectual Property in partnership with Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA).

From April 26 - June 2, 2019, the juried exhibition by a panel of member artists and attorneys from Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts will be on display at AUWCL on the Terrace Level of the Yuma Building showcasing a gallery of artwork by law students, practicing & retired attorneys.

Join us for the opening night of the exhibit, which will feature a silent auction and sponsorship opportunities.

To RSVP, please visit: https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration

To learn more about WALA, visit: https://waladc.org/

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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.