Programs

Annual CIPLIT® Conference

Each year, CIPLIT sponsors an intellectual property symposium on emerging issues in patent law, cyberlaw and copyright law that brings together leading researchers and thinkers in advanced technology, law and policy.


Past Conferences:

2009: Cyberlaw 2.0: Legal Challenges of an Evolving Internet

Symposium

2008: Acquiring and Maintaining Collections of Cultural Objects: Challenges Confronting American Museums in the 21st Century

MUSEUM

2007: Patents and Progress: Reflections in the Midst of Change

NIRO

2005: Intellectual Property Licensing by the Dominant Firm: Issues and Problems

2005 Panelists

2004: Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age

2003: Ownership and Control in the Academic World: Intellectual Property Issues Facing Universities and Researchers

2002: The Many Faces of Authorship: Legal and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

2001: Recent Patent Rules: Implementation, Litigation and More

CIPLIT

News

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).

Learn more.



15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Featuring
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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