WEBCAST: Copy Culture, Media Piracy, and Shadow Libraries

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Joe Karaganis, a researcher at Columbia University’s American Assembly, and Bodó Balázs, a professor at Budapest University of Technology and Economics and Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, will discuss their ongoing research on culture and media piracy in the U.S. and Europe. The event will be webcast.

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PLOS Welcomes PIJIP Director Michael W. Carroll to Its Board of Directors

PLOS is pleased to announce that Michael W. Carroll will join the PLOS Board of Directors, effective September 29, 2012. “As a leading advocate for unrestricted dissemination of scientific research, Michael brings significant expertise in article licensing, distribution, and reproduction to further our efforts to increase open access,” said board chairman Gary Ward.

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Prof. Flynn Speaks at the International Congress on the Challenge of the Commons

Sean Flynn was in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil September 9-11, speaking at the International Congress on the Challenge of the Commons: Properties in the XXI Century, and at the signing of a landmark open access policy.

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Sep 12: Event and Webcast - Recent Developments in Fair Dealing in Canada

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On September 12, PIJIP will welcome Ariel Katz, Howard Knopf, and Martin Senftleben to WCL to discuss recent copyright cases in the Supreme Court of Canada that have expanded fair dealing, Canada’s equivalent to U.S. fair use.

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Prof. Farley featured in INTA Volunteer Spotlight

Professor Christine Haight Farley was profiled in the current INTA bulletin. The biography focused on her volunteer work with various INTA events including speaking endeavors and organizing receptions for WCL students and alumni to network with INTA members.

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Samsung's Billion Dollar Lesson: Time to Redesign

Prof. Jorge Contreras

Professor Contreras has written a post for the Public Knowledge blog addressing what the recent Apple v. Samsung ruling means for Samsung and other manufacturers of Android-based smartphones.

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Prof. Conteras Cited on Apple v. Samsung Verdict

Prof. Jorge Contreras

On Monday, August 27 Professor Jorge Contreras was cited in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Seattle Times in articles addressing Friday's $1.05 billion dollar ruling for Apple.

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PIJIP to Host Discussion on Apple v. Samsung Verdict

American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property faculty Jorge Contreras, Jonas Anderson and Christine Farley will discuss the Apple-Samsung verdict and litigation. The event will be held in Room 602 at noon, and will be live webcast at tinyurl.com/pijipwebcast

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PIJIP Welcome Meeting - Wednesday, August 29

[4:30pm in the JD Student Lounge] Come to our fall orientation on the 29th at to learn about intellectual property-related opportunities at WCL. Topics include IP Classes at WCL; Upcoming PIJIP Events at WCL; PIJIP Project Areas; Opportunities at PIJIP; and the PIJIP/IP Law Society (IPLS) Partnership.

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PIJIP Hiring Deans Fellows

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PIJIP is looking to hire three 20-hour deans fellows for the Fall Semester: Two fellows to focus on trade and IP enforcement, as well as flexible limitations and exceptions in copyright law (preference for bluebooking/editing skills). One fellow to work on a project to focus on Creative Commons in the United States, particularly in Open Education (strong preference for fellows with basic wordpress and web content experience).

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