WCL Hosts the Fifth Annual IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections

April 01, 2008

American University Washington College of Law's
Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law,
Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Propery, and
Women and the Law Program

Present

The Fifth Annual
IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections

Exploring the rich intersection of intellectual property law and feminist theory.

April 4, 2008
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW • Washington, DC 20016
Room 528

INTRODUCTION
10:00 - 10:45 
Christine Haight Farley
American University Washington College of Law

Welcome
Anita Allen
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Introductory Remarks
— Panel One —
QUESTIONING ASSUMPTIONS
10:45 - 12:15 

Rebecca Tushnet
Georgetown University Law Center

Economies of Desire:
Fair Use and Marketplace Assumptions

Olufunmilayo Arewa
Northwestern University School of Law

Difference and Technology:
Gender, Intellectual Property and Identity
in the Internet Age

Séverine Dusollier
University of Namur (Belgium)

Queering Intellectual Property:
A Deconstruction of the Masculine Property
and the Female Public Domain

Dan Burk
University of Minnesota Law School

Comments

— Panel Two —
INTERROGATING THEORY
1:15 - 2:45 

Kevin Collins
Indiana University School of Law

Software, Wetware and Cyborgs:
Recent Cases on Patentable Subject Matter

Ian Kerr
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

Identity Thefts of the Third Kind

Laurence Rassel
Constant

Legal Tools as Feminist Narrative:
Act as if Author was your Location

Ann Bartow
University of South Carolina Law School

Comments

— Panel Three —
ENGENDERING PRACTICE
2:55 - 4:25 

Debora Halbert
Otterbein College

The Labor of Creativity: Women’s Work and Quilting

Kevin Jerome Greene
Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Blues Women of the 1920s

Francesca Coppa
Muhlenberg College

Media Cannibals: A History of Vidding Women

Peter Jaszi
American University Washington College of Law

Comments

CLOSING REMARKS
4:25 

Victoria Phillips
American University Washington College of Law