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CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014

The scholars presented and critiqued their works in progress in a wide range of intellectual property disciplines. Professor Joshua Sarnoff of DePaul hosted, moderated, and co-presented with Irene Calboli of the National University of Singapore and Marquette University; Professors Roberta Kwall and Stefania Fusco of DePaul participated. The keynote luncheon for the roundtable was DePaul’s annual Hosier Scholar Lecture for 2014, on comparative intellectual property clauses of national constitutions, presented by Lior Zemer, a law lecturer at the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law, and a Research Fellow at the International and European Research Centre at Ghent University, Belgium. The roundtable was the third so far, and followed the celebration of publication of a book on international trademark law issues that emerged from the first roundtable.



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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