The Annual Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecturer

Adding yet another dimension to the Intellectual Property and Information Technology program, the Annual Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecturer is an influential figure in IP/IT who addresses faculty, students and attorneys on current IP/IT issues.

Previous Lectures:

Niro lecturers:

  • 15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture
    Honorable Paul R Michel (2013)
    Chief Judge (Ret), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    "How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suites, not Congress"
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  • 14th Annual Niro Lecture
    Peter Lee (2011)
    Professor of Law; UC Davis School of Law
    Patent Law and the Two Cultures
  • Arti Rai (2010)
    Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law; Duke Law School
    Innovation Policy in the Administrative State

  • Mark Lemley (2009)
    William H. Neukom Professor of Law and Director of Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology, Stanford University Law School
  • Symposium

  • David Nimmer (2008)
    Of Counsel, Irell & Manella LLP; Professor from Practice, UCLA School of Law
  • Neil Netanel (2008)
    Professor, UCLA School of Law
  • NIRO

  • Peter Drahos (2007)
    Director, Centre for Governance of Knowledge and Development; Head of Program, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University
  • NIRO

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  • Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook (2005)
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • Pamela Samuelson (2004)
    Chancellor's Professor, University of California Boalt Hall School of Law; Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
  • Hon. Richard A. Posner (2004)
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • David Nimmer (2003)
    Of Counsel, Irell & Manella, LLP
  • Jane C. Ginsburg (2002)
    Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law, Columbia University Law School
  • Q. Todd Dickinson (2001)
    Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property; Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office


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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