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DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/03/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law and CIPLIT congratulate alum and adjunct professor Jeff Becker, chair of Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Entertainment and... read more

Recent CIPLIT® faculty achievements

Recent CIPLIT® faculty achievements

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/06/2019  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT®)'s distinguished faculty works in a broad range of... read more

DePaul IP program ranked in preLaw Magazine and U.S. News & World Report

DePaul IP program ranked in preLaw Magazine and U.S. News & World Report

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/31/2019  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the fourth year in the row, DePaul College of Law's Intellectual Property Law program received an A+, the highest rating, from... read more

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/22/2019  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Jacob Michalakes. The award has... read more

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/14/2019  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law and CIPLIT® congratulate Isaku Begert (3L), Zack Johnston (2L), Randi Leath (3L) and Jake Michalakes (2L) for taking the second... read more

DePaul Law welcomes judges from US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

DePaul Law welcomes judges from US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/26/2018  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On October 2, 2018, DePaul University College of Law was extremely fortunate to host a wide-ranging discussion with the Chief Judge,... read more

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/02/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Justin Gaudio (JD '08) is a shareholder with Greer, Burns & Crain. Based out of Chicago, he focuses on intellectual property law... read more

DePaul College of Law Partners with DePaul University’s College of Computer & Digital Media and Plans Bold New Tech Initiatives

DePaul College of Law Partners with DePaul University’s College of Computer & Digital Media and Plans Bold New Tech Initiatives

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/27/2018  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

To meet the growing demand for tech-savvy lawyers in the legal marketplace, DePaul University College of Law is partnering with DePaul... read more

CIPLIT gets highest rating from preLaw magazine third year in a row

CIPLIT gets highest rating from preLaw magazine third year in a row

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/18/2018  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the third year in the row, the DePaul College of Law Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology program received the highest... read more

Health Law & IP Law Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

Health Law & IP Law Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2018  /  Posted in: Features, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report for Best School of Law Specialties in both Health... read more

Professor Rutschman remembers Stephen Hawking in "The Conversation"

Professor Rutschman remembers Stephen Hawking in "The Conversation"

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2018  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

CIPLIT® professor Ana Santos Rutschman looked back on the legacy of Stephen Hawking for The Conversation following his passing last month.... read more

INTA Annual Meeting Student Scholarship Awarded to IP Student

INTA Annual Meeting Student Scholarship Awarded to IP Student

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/13/2018  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Intellectual Property​ Law student Mat Kresz (2L) has been chosen as one of the five recipients of the INTA Annual Meeting Student... read more

Professor Joshua Sarnoff covers protecting the consumer patent law right of repair

Professor Joshua Sarnoff covers protecting the consumer patent law right of repair

DePaul Univerity College of Law  /  12/11/2017  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Introduction: The Need for the PARTS Act. Legislation is needed to protect the patent law consumer repair right for exterior,... read more

The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological and Emergency Responses to Pandemic Diseases

The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological and Emergency Responses to Pandemic Diseases

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/20/2017  /  Posted in: Health Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Join DePaul University, located in downtown Chicago, for The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological... read more

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology  /  10/04/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Natasha Mangal (’17) has recently accepted a position as an Early Stage Researcher for the European IP Institutes Network Innovation Society... read more

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®)  /  07/24/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This summer, a number of CIPLIT students are taking a newly created course “Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871.” The... read more

Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Ranking

Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Ranking

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/20/2017  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The DePaul College of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT®) ranks 25th in the nation according to... read more

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/01/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Nolan... read more

"Trolls and Other Patent Inventions" the topic of the Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture

"Trolls and Other Patent Inventions" the topic of the Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/03/2016  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT) hosted the 17th Niro... read more

Michael Grynberg article named one of intellectual property's best in 2015

Michael Grynberg article named one of intellectual property's best in 2015

DePaul Univeristy College of Law  /  09/13/2016  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Thomson Reuters (West) selected DePaul University College of Law Associate Professor Michael Grynberg's article The Meaning of Hana:... read more

Chinese lawyers, judges visit DePaul to learn about intellectual property program

Chinese lawyers, judges visit DePaul to learn about intellectual property program

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/24/2016  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT) hosted a delegation of seven judges and... read more

Jaharis Faculty Fellow focuses research on biopharma IP negotiations in pandemic outbreaks

Jaharis Faculty Fellow focuses research on biopharma IP negotiations in pandemic outbreaks

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/15/2016  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, Features  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has named Ana Santos Rutschman the Jaharis Faculty Fellow for academic year 2016-2017. Rutschman will... read more

Health law symposium explores technological advances and big data

Health law symposium explores technological advances and big data

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/19/2016  /  Posted in: Health Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul's 2016 health law symposium featured practitioners, technological experts and other professionals... read more

preLaw magazine gives DePaul IP programs highest mark

preLaw magazine gives DePaul IP programs highest mark

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/19/2016  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's intellectual property and information technology law programs received “A” ratings... read more

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/21/2016  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​In today’s consumer marketplace, many people pay as much attention to how an object looks as they do to its purpose or function. While... read more

IPSC celebrates 15 years with return to DePaul

IPSC celebrates 15 years with return to DePaul

 /  08/05/2015  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On August 6 and 7, the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT) will host the annual Intellectual... read more

CIPLIT: Front and Center

CIPLIT: Front and Center

DePaul Distinctions  /  07/01/2015  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s intellectual property law program has always ranked among the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Report guide to law schools. This... read more

Professor Gerstenblith discusses the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS

Professor Gerstenblith discusses the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS

Center for Art, Museum and Cultural Heritage Law  /  06/01/2015  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Patty Gerstenblith discussed the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS for several international news outlets this spring:Professor... read more

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

DePaul University  /  03/16/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly... read more

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/15/2015  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

International lawyer Megan Kossiakoff’s (JD ’06) young career has taken her on a whirlwind world tour, from countries in Eastern Europe... read more

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/31/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students Jeff Moisan and Eric Langston competed with 12 teams, advancing to the semi-finals, in the fourth annual East Regional... read more

Professor Jacobs distinguished speaker at Singapore legacy law firm

Professor Jacobs distinguished speaker at Singapore legacy law firm

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  10/30/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On September 22, Distinguished Research Professor and Co-Director of the International Aviation Law Institute Michael S.... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs best in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs best in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/26/2014  /  Posted in: Health Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law took top honors in several categories in the National Law Journal's (NLJ) Best of Chicago reader... read more

Professors Kwall, Livingston receive Spirit of Inquiry Awards

Professors Kwall, Livingston receive Spirit of Inquiry Awards

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/16/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professors Roberta Kwall and Margit Livingston are among the recipients of DePaul University's Spirit of Inquiry Awards for... read more

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/11/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law’s intellectual property law program is ranked No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Law... read more

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  04/10/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Fayez Butt (JD '14) was selected to participate in the 2014 Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics... read more

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/27/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rachael Dickson (JD '15) and Matthew Zuziak (JD '16, BS/MS '10) are two of 12 students recently selected to participate in the... read more

DePaul students invited to University of Oxford for international IP moot

DePaul students invited to University of Oxford for international IP moot

Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law  /  03/14/2014  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Third-year law students Sarah Wilson and Kyle Brennan will head to Oxford, England, next week to compete in the 12th Annual... read more

Professor Grynberg presents "Thick Marks, Thin Marks" at IP scholars colloquium

Professor Grynberg presents "Thick Marks, Thin Marks" at IP scholars colloquium

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  02/25/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Michael Grynberg participated in the 2014 Works in Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Colloquium held at the Santa Clara... read more

CIPLIT director to speak at international IP conference

CIPLIT director to speak at international IP conference

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  01/28/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Roberta Kwall will be a principal speaker at an international intellectual property conference to be held at the Radzyner... read more

Professor Sarnoff speaks to Myriad ruling in American Lawyer

Professor Sarnoff speaks to Myriad ruling in American Lawyer

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  11/25/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Joshua Sarnoff commented on the Supreme Court's Myriad Genetics ruling in an American Laywer article,... read more

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Center for Public Interest Law  /  06/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This past year, a team of DePaul College of Law volunteers worked with Legal Prep Charter Academy ninth graders to prepare them for their... read more

Professor Sarnoff weighs in on Supreme Court's DNA patent ruling

Professor Sarnoff weighs in on Supreme Court's DNA patent ruling

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/14/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Joshua Sarnoff, director of DePaul's Center for Intellectual Property Law, called yesterday's Supreme Court... read more

Professor Sarnoff takes helm of Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology

Professor Sarnoff takes helm of Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology

DePaul University Cllege of Law  /  05/30/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Appointed in February by Dean Mark, Professor Joshua Sarnoff is the new faculty director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and... read more

Professor Michael Grynberg's article considers trademark's relationship to consumer information laws

Professor Michael Grynberg's article considers trademark's relationship to consumer information laws

CIPLIT  /  04/16/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Michael Grynberg's article “More Than IP: Trademark Among the Consumer Information Laws” will be featured in The William... read more

Center for Public Interest Law hosts Dean Chemerinsky

Center for Public Interest Law hosts Dean Chemerinsky

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/05/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law was fortunate to host Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of the University of California-Irvine... read more

Professor Sarnoff discusses issues in IP and climate change nationwide

Professor Sarnoff discusses issues in IP and climate change nationwide

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/11/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In fall 2012, Professor Joshua Sarnoff presented on intellectual property and climate change as part of a panel on intellectual... read more

Professor Livingston's recent scholarship focuses on IP, commercial law

Professor Livingston's recent scholarship focuses on IP, commercial law

CIPLIT  /  01/10/2013  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Margit Livingston wrapped up the fall 2012 semester with a number of scholarly activities, including online publication of... read more