Past Events


04/29/04 - CIPLIT™ Friends and Alumni Gala
A tropical fundraising event featuring "SURVIVOR" cast member Andrew M. Savage, partner, Wildman Harrold

04/08/04 - IP Faculty Workshop
Mining the Patent Network: an Empirical Approach to Technology-Specific Patent Policy, presented by Katherine J. Strandburg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, DePaul University College of Law


03/19/04 -03/21/04 - IP Clinical Conference
Sponsored by American University, Berkeley, DePaul University, and University of Maryland

03/13/04 - DePaul Law Review Symposium
Privacy and Identity: Real Space

03/08/04 - Commissioner Anne H. Chasser
Commissioner for Trademarks, United States Patent & Trademark Office
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02/23/04 - Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Midwest Chapter
The Liu Case: Forget the Paperwork? Not a Problem - Transferring Copyright Ownership No Longer Requires a Signed Writing in the 7th Circuit
, presented by Dean Monco, partner, Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer

02/05/04 - IP Faculty Workshop Why Bad Patents Survive in the Market and How Should We Change: The Private and Social Costs of Patents
Jay P. Kesan, 2004 Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Professor


10/15/03 - CIPLIT™ 7th Annual Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture & Luncheon
Hon. Richard A. Posner, United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
Fair Use in the Wake of Eldred
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CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014.

On May 1 and 2, 2014, twenty-two senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

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Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

To view the video of this discussion, please click here.

In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.

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