2007 Featured News
Congratulations to Professor Patty Gerstenblith
In the past few weeks, Professor Patty Gerstenblith has spoken at the Faculty Seminar Series at Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University; the ABA Section on International Law (in London), and conferences at the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), Stanford University, and the Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University.
In addition, she was a guest instructor in the FBI Art Crime Team training program in Santa Fe. She also was quoted in "Jade sale creates complications for MFA," an article from the Boston Globe. For the full article, please click here.
Congratulations to Professor Roberta Kwall
Congratulations to Professor Roberta Kwall on her many recent accomplishments. On November 2, she gave a talk on Authorship Norms at the University of Indiana (Bloomington). Then on November 9, she was an invited panelist for John Marshall's major annual IP conference, "Information Convergence: At the Boundaries of Access."
Also, Professor Kwall was interviewed by the Nightly Business Report. The brief segment on trademarks aired on WTTW (Channel 11) at 11:00pm Wednesday, November 21st and again at 11:00pm on Thursday, November 22nd. Wednesday’s segment concentrated on trademarks and Thursday’s Thanksgiving special was a one hour special on IP Law. To view the segment, please click here. For the Nightly Business Report's full series on IP, click here.
Professor Matthew Sag and Visiting Professor Mark Schultz launch law blog, fairlyuseful.net
Professor Matthew Sag and Visiting Professor Mark Shultz officially launch their new law blog, fairlyuseful.net. Fairly Useful is a blog devoted to issues relating to the fair use doctrine in copyright law. Some of the recent posts include: The fair use economy; Fair use resources on the Internet; Golan v. Gonzales: Fair Use is not enough; Viacom’s flexible attitude toward fair use; No fair use vacation for repeat player Gulfstream; Fair use vs. Trade; Nixon Peabody’s unwitting (and cruel) self-parody; The limits of fair use in documentary.
If you are interested in guest blogging or have something to say on fair use, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Matthew Sag presents papers at Berkeley Law & Economics Workshop and AIPLA Annual Meeting
Professor Matthew Sag has been invited to present his paper on the "The Effect of Ideology in Intellectual Property Cases" to the Berkeley Law & Economics Workshop held in Berkeley, California on November 12, 2007.
Also, Professor Sag will be presenting a paper on "Fair Use in the Internet Age" to the Annual Meeting of the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association. This event in Washington D.C. will be held on October 19, 2007.
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students
Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds...
CIPLIT's Professor Patty Gerstenblith Interviewed on NPR
On August 1st, Professor Patty Gerstenblith was interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered" about the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The museum recently reached an agreement with the Italian government to return forty disputed objects currently in its collection. This is one of the largest givebacks of looted art in history.
For more info on this interview and story, log on to the following NPR.org address: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12428709
Dialogue Spring 2007
- Professor Patty Gerstenblith Participates in Conference at Southern Methodist University
- Professor Kwall travels to Israel to serve on panel for the Exploring the Boundaries of IP Law Conference sponsored by the Radzyner School of Law in Herzliya.
- Professor Katherine Strandburg to speak at IPLAC seminar on KSR v. Teleflex
- Professor Matthew Sag speaks at panel discussion for the 7th Circuit
- Professor Patty Gerstenblith recently quoted in the New York Sun
- CIPLIT unveils new Arts Law Colloquium
- Professor Bressler is currently accepting applications for the Technology/Intellectual Property Clinic
- Journal of Art and Entertainment Law Expansion
- CIPA looking for judges for Chicago Student Science Fair - March 23, 2007
- Professor Patty Gerstenblith will be a featured speaker at a symposium, "The Acquisition & Exhibition of Classical Antiquities," hosted by the University of Notre Dame
- DePaul joins the Grant Park Conservancy
- Professor Patty Gerstenblith named the 2007 recipient of the Artemis and Martha Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award from the Archaeological Institute of America