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2011 - 2013 Events

2013 Advanced Complex Litigation Series
April 19, 2013
Food and Thriving People
April 4, 2013
Live Video Seminar with the U.S. Copyright Office
April 3, 2013
Coping with the New First-Inventor-to-File Prior Art Law
January 25, 2013
Scangdaglia & Ryan Excellence in Legal Writing Award Presentation
November 1, 2012
Increasing the Value of Your Business through Copyrights and Trademarks
May 1, 2012
Allen J. Hoover Memorial Award
April 25, 2012
Fourth Annual Trademark Scholars Roundtable
April 20 - 21, 2012
SCAMMED! Whose Brand is Next?
April 17, 2012
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA): What happens next?
April 11, 2012
Visiting Artist Series with Reginald Lawrence
April 10, 2012
Jewish Process Thought and Copyright Policy
February 16, 2012
Beyond the Iraq Museum: Protecting our Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis
February 6,2012
How Technology is Changing the Music Industry
November 15, 2011
Music Licensing Deals: Making Money as a Songwriter, Composer and Music Publisher in Today's World of Traditional and Online Media
November 8, 2011
Scandaglia & Ryan Excellence in Legal Writing Award Presentation
November 7, 2011
14th Annual Niro Lecture and CIPLIT Annual Conversation with the Judiciary
October 28, 2011
Valuation of Intellectual Property
October 18, 2011
Secrets to Success: Your First IP Job
September 27, 2011
Arts Law Colloquium Series - Jane Levine
September 21, 2011
The Future of the USPTO: Progress, Policy, and Patent Reform
September 15, 2011
IP Student Welcome Reception
September 7, 2011



2008-2009 Events

2007-2008 Events

2006-2007 Events

2005-2006 Events



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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