IP/IT Courses

  • Advanced Antitrust
  • Advanced Patent Law
  • Art & the Law
  • Biotechnology Patent Strategies for the New Millennium
  • Copyright Law
  • Cyberlaw
  • Entertainment Law
  • Summer Study Abroad Costa Rica Program Section: Intellectual Property and Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property for Corporate Transactional Lawyers
  • Intellectual Property Law Survey
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Law & the Mass Media
  • Law of Film and TV Production
  • Legal Drafting: IP Licensing
  • Legal Drafting: Patents
  • Legal Drafting: Trademarks and Copyright
  • Music Law
  • Music Transactions: Representing Talent
  • Patent Law
  • Privacy Law
  • Representing the Professional Athlete
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Telecommunications Law & Policy
  • Trademark & Unfair Competition Law
  • Trade Secret Law


  • Advanced Intellectual Property Seminar
  • Advanced Patent Law Seminar
  • Cultural Property Seminar
  • Intellectual Property & Climate Change Seminar

Skills Courses and Journals

  • Field Placement Program (IP) (Extern Program, Non-Classroom)
  • Guided Research (IP)
  • Moot Court Competition (IP)
  • Moot Court Patent Law
  • Journal of Art, Technology Law & Intellectual Property Law
  • Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems
  • Legal Clinic: Technology & Intellectual Property (TIP Clinic)

Related Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Technique
  • Business Organizations
  • Federal Courts
  • Foreign Study Abroad in Dublin: Intellectual Property
  • Foreign Study Abroad in Dublin: Media Law



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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