Oct 282016

On Friday, October 28th, Associate Director of PIJIP and IP LL.M. Director, Sean Flynn, will be speaking at the Fordham University International Law Weekend. The panel, which takes place at 4:45pm, is titled, “The Investment-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.” Moderated by Peter Yu, the panel will discuss investment-related aspects of intellectual property rights, including […]

Oct 272016

On Thursday, October 27th, Professor of Law and Co-Director of PIJIP Christine Farley will be speaking at the Georgetown Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit. The panel, which takes place at 3:45pm, is titled, “Permission or Forgiveness: Dealing with Brands and Brand Standards.” The panel will discuss such aspects as legal challenges related to brand standards throughout […]

Oct 182016

PIJIP is proud to announce that Intellectual Property Counsel and WCL LL.M. in IP student, Andres Izquierdo, has just published a book-monograph on Colombian Cyber law. The book, which has been published by Wolters Kluwer, is part of the International Encyclopedia of Laws, which consists primarily of a series of national books or monographs, treating the different […]

Oct 182016
PIJIP Director Michael Carroll meets with new Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden

On October 17th, PIJIP Director and Public Lead of Creative Commons U.S.A., Michael Carroll, greeted Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden at an event co-organized by American University Librarian Nancy Davenport and American University Washington College of Law Librarian Billie Jo Kaufmann. Washington DC area academic librarians celebrated Dr. Hayden’s appointment as the 14th Librarian of […]

Oct 112016

PIJIP Prof. Christine Farley was interviewed about the Samsung v. Apple case before the U.S. Supreme Court on NPR’s “Marketplace Tech.” The interview aired on today’s Morning Tech. Listen to the interview here: http://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/marketplace-tech-tuesday-october-11-2016

Oct 042016

Congratulations to Bereskin & Parr’s Tamara Winegust, who has been awarded the IPIC Canada Education Foundation Prize. The prize is given for receiving the highest mark on the 2015 Canadian Trademark Agent Exam. Tamara is a University of Ottawa Tech Law and PIJIP alum. You can read more about her, here.

Sep 232016

A group of eight law professors and eight policy experts has signed onto a letter to the Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.  The letter addresses legislation currently pending that would amend Colombia’s copyright law in order to implement obligations under the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. it recommends the adoption of a general copyright […]

Sep 222016

American University Washington College of Law trademark expert, Professor Christine Farley, will be interviewed for the WashingTECH Policy Podcast. The interview is set to take place at 2pm on Sept. 28th, and will discuss several subjects, including the use of trademarks to perpetuate racial slurs. The podcast will go live later in the week. You […]