Arts Law Colloquium Series - Gary Johnson

Gary T. Johnson was appointed as the Chicago Historical Society’s eighth president in July 2005. Johnson was a partner of the Chicago law firm Jones Day, and previously was a partner of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP. As a lawyer, he had extensive international legal experience. In the civic arena, Johnson has been a champion of civil rights. He is a board member and former co-chair of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a national civil rights organization. From 1985 until 1996, he served as president of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, the largest provider of free legal assistance to the poor in the city.

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Professor Kwall's Articles Listed Among Most Cited, Top Downloads

Professor Roberta Kwall’s article "Inspiration and Innovation: The Intrinsic Dimension of the Artistic Soul" (Notre Dame Law Review) appears in the recently released list of the most cited IP articles published over the last 10 years. This article and "Author-Stories: Narrative's Implications for Moral Rights and Copyright's Joint Authorship Doctrine" (Southern California Law Review) also are included in SSRN's all-time top 10 download list for Philosophy Research Network: Aesthetic Experience, Judgment, Value.

14th Annual IP Scholars Conference

Professors Joshua Sarnoff and Stefania Fusco participated in the 14th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC) held at Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT) at the UC Berkeley School of Law on August 7 and 8, 2014.

CIPLIT Hosts Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture

On May 1 and 2, 2014, 22 senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

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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