PIJIP News

Visiting Scholar Federica Baldan to Present Findings on Patent System Judicial Coherence

Visiting Scholar Federica Baldan to Present Findings on Patent System Judicial Coherence

01 May, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 3 PM | American University Washington College of Law - Warren Building - Room N100C

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Professor Sean Flynn Testifies to Mexican Senate About Copyright Provisions in NAFTA

Professor Sean Flynn Testifies to Mexican Senate About Copyright Provisions in NAFTA

05 Mar, 2018

Professor Sean Flynn testified last week on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before the Senate of Mexico. His testimony focused on the importance of including provisions in NAFTA to protect the abilities of countries to have general and open public interest copyright exceptions.

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Peter Jaszi Co-Authors New Report on Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation

Peter Jaszi Co-Authors New Report on Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation

15 Feb, 2018

Last week, the Association of Research Libraries published a new report - The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record - by Prof. Peter Jaszi, Patricia Aufderheide Brandon Butler and Krista Cox. The report summarizes results from research with the professionals who make up the software preservation community about how their understanding of copyright intersects with their preservation mission.

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Professor Farley Speaking on Trademarks at USC Gould's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute

Professor Farley Speaking on Trademarks at USC Gould's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute

15 Feb, 2018

Professor Christine Farley will join UC Berkeley Prof. Robert Merges and UCLA Prof. David Nimmer at the USC Gould School of Law's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute. 

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Annual IP Career Counseling and Speed Networking with Alumni

Annual IP Career Counseling and Speed Networking with Alumni

29 Jan, 2018

On January 29, 2018, PIJIP and the IP Law Society held the Annual IP Career Counseling and Speed Networking with Alumni event. Students received personalized career and resume advice from top alumni practitioners from top law firms, companies, and government agencies through scheduled interviews, and at the following reception. 

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Professor Flynn to Speak on the Promotion of Fair Use in Trade Agreements at Vanderbilt University

Professor Flynn to Speak on the Promotion of Fair Use in Trade Agreements at Vanderbilt University

25 Jan, 2018

On February 25, 2018, Professor Sean Flynn will present on "Promoting a Right to Fair Use in Trade Agreements" at the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 2018 Symposium – Dramatic Changes: International Trade's Effect on Intellectual Property and Human Rights.   

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PIJIP to Host the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

PIJIP to Host the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

02 Dec, 2017

American University Washington College of Law’s  Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property is pleased to announce the hosting of the Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, September 27-29, 2018, Washington D.C. 

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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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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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