Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property Hosts IP Networking Reception Held at Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center
Sept. 11, 2018
On Sept. 6, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL), along with the Intellectual Property Law Society, the Office of Career and Professional Development, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations hosted an intellectual property networking reception at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center. The event welcomed AUWCL students interested in intellectual property, alumni working in the field, and the law school's faculty.
Speakers included Dean Camille Nelson, PIJIP Director Michael Carroll, OCPD Director of Career Development and Alumni Counseling Matthew Pascocello, and Senior Director of Intellectual Property Policy at Microsoft Susan Mann '86.
Mann welcomed the group to their downtown Washington, D.C. offices, noting that this was the fourth year holding the networking event at Microsoft, and spoke of the intellectual property and technology opportunities in the metro area.
Dean Nelson highlighted the impactful past and promising future of PIJIP – a top ten nationally ranked program – telling students to reach out and connect to alumni, who have helped support each other throughout their careers.