PIJIP News

Prof. Sean Flynn to Speak on NAFTA and Digital Rights at uOttawa

Prof. Sean Flynn to Speak on NAFTA and Digital Rights at uOttawa

September 21, 2017 Tomorrow, PIJIP Professor Sean Flynn will speak at NAFTA and Your Digital Rights: What's at stake on the trading table?  This roundtable event will address the interrelated areas of digital trade, e-commerce, intellectual property, and privacy.    

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Prof. Vicki Phillips Speaks on Matal v. Tam Decision

Prof. Vicki Phillips Speaks on Matal v. Tam Decision

June 20, 2017 Today, Professor Vicki Phillips (Professor of the Practice of Law and Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, Washington College of Law, American University) will speak on the recent Matal v. Tam decision.

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PIJIP Awarded Google Grant to Research Copyright Balance Reqs. in Int'l Trade Law

PIJIP Awarded Google Grant to Research Copyright Balance Reqs. in Int'l Trade Law

June 14, 2017 The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) has been approved to receive a generous gift from Google Inc. The generous gift will support the work of PIJIP to undertake research and dissemination activities on the promotion of copyright balance in international trade agreements, including particularly in relation to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Prof. Christine Farley Hosts AIPLA Webinar on Tam Decision

Prof. Christine Farley Hosts AIPLA Webinar on Tam Decision

August 1, 2017 On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – Professor Christine Farley will present a webinar through AIPLA, “Debriefing the Supreme Court’s Tam Decision.”

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Professor Christine Farley to speak at ABA-IPLSpring Meeting

Professor Christine Farley to speak at ABA-IPLSpring Meeting

03 Apr, 2017

On April 5th, Professor Christine Farley will be speaking at the annual American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Spring Meeting, where she will discuss how firms can prepare themselves and their clients to brand products and protect trademarks in Cuba.

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Professor Farley Speaks at NYU Law Int'l IP Law Roundtable

Professor Farley Speaks at NYU Law Int'l IP Law Roundtable

06 Apr, 2017

On April 7th, Professor Christine Farley will speak at NYU School of Law’s International Intellectual Property Law Roundtable. She will be speaking on “Territoriality in US Unfair Competition Law” and trademark law.

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Professor Farley to Speak on The Slants, Trademark Law, and Free Expression

Professor Farley to Speak on The Slants, Trademark Law, and Free Expression

17 Apr, 2017

On April 27th, Professor Christine Farley will speak at Duquesne Law School, along with the Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association and the Federal Bar Association on the CLE, “A Name Worth Fighting For? The Slants, Trademark Law, and Free Expression.”

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Brazilian Delegation to WIPO and PIJIP Sponsor "Copyright & Education in the Digital Environment" at WIPO

On Tuesday, November 14th, the Brazilian Delegation to the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property sponsored “Copyright & Education in the Digital Environment: Challenges and Opportunities.”

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Professor Jonas Anderson to Speak at Trade Secret Conference

17 Apr, 2017

On April 21st, WCL’s Professor Jonas Anderson will be speaking at Mitchell Hamline School of Law at the Trade Secret Conference. Professor Anderson will be discussing the empirics of trade secret law and the lack of empirical studies on this subject matter. 

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Professor Jonas Anderson to Speak at Stanford Patent Litigation Symposium

Professor Jonas Anderson to Speak at Stanford Patent Litigation Symposium

17 Apr, 2017

On May 11th, Professor Jonas Anderson will speak at the Stanford Patent Litigation Symposium. Leading experts from the public sector, private practice, and academia will gather at Stanford on May 10th and 11th, 2017, to address the phenomenon of the patent assertion entity (PAE) and the state of patent law reform. 

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Sean Flynn to Speak at Brazilian Seminar:

Sean Flynn to Speak at Brazilian Seminar: "Dimensions of Intellectual Property"

11 Apr, 2017

On April 11th, Associate Director of PIJIP, Sean Flynn will speak at an international seminar, “Dimensions of Intellectual Property,” in Brazil. He will be joined by magistrate judges, IP agents and public servants, and will speak on the legal, economic and political dimensions of intellectual property on a global scale.

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WCL Intellectual Property Clinic USPTO-Certified for Patent Matters

WCL Intellectual Property Clinic USPTO-Certified for Patent Matters

03 Apr, 2017

The IP Clinic is now certified in both the Trademark and Patent portions of the Law School Clinic Certification Programs. 

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Professor Jonas Anderson Speaks at Junior Federal Courts Scholarship Panel

Professor Jonas Anderson Speaks at Junior Federal Courts Scholarship Panel

03 Apr, 2017

On April 1st, Professor Jonas Anderson spoke at the Junior Federal Courts Scholarship Panels, which took place at Emory Law School. The workshop paired a senior scholar with a panel of junior scholars presenting works-in-progress, and was open to untenured and recently tenured academics who teach and write in federal courts, civil rights litigation, civil procedure, and other associated topics.

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