Events

Visiting Artist - Bernard Maisner

On September 13, 2010, Visiting Artist Bernard Maisner, internationally renowned artist, calligrapher and fine stationer, discussed legal issues impacting him as an artist and small businessman with Professor Margit Livingston. He shared his experiences in the rarified world of calligraphy and fine engraved stationery, in which a few highly skilled and talented practitioners of this ancient and beautiful art compete for clients and recognition in both the custom and retail worlds. He commented on the specific legal challenges that he has faced, including threats of lawsuits from unscrupulous competitors, copyright, and business organization matters.

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


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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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