2008 IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections


April 4, 2008



9:45 Welcome and Introductory Remarks

  • Christine Haight Farley, American University Washington College of Law
  • Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania
10:30  Panel 1

  • 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
 12:30 Lunch
1:30 Panel 2

  • 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
2:45 Panel 3

  • 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
 4:15  Closing Remarks

  • Victoria Phillips, American University Washington College of Law