Washington Seminar

Washington Seminar on Intellectual Property
American University Washington College of Law Washington, DC

The Washington College of Law in conjunction with the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) is proud to offer an intensive 5-day seminar focusing on issues of Intellectual Property and the US Legal System. The week long course is designed specifically as a study program for international law students. The seminar is taught by WCL faculty at the forefront of legal education and research in the fields of intellectual property.

Washington Seminar on IP Students on Capitol Hill


Associate Dean Christine Haight Farley
Professor Sean Flynn
Professor Robert Kasunic
Professor Victoria Phillips
Professor Joshua Sarnoff

Topics covered include:

  • Intellectual Property in the US and Selected International Issues
  • Trademark Law
  • Intellectual Property and Trade
  • Korean Free Trade Agreement and its IP implications
  • Copyright Law
  • Patent Law –domestic and international acquisition
  • Patent Law – enforcement and the patent system
  • Intellectual Property and Communications Technology
SungKyun Kwan Faculty and Students on the Washington Seminar on IP program

The seminar will also suppplement lectures and coursework with site visits to:

  • United States Capitol
  • United States Copyright Office
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Supreme Court

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Accepted Students

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