Greetings from C-IP2 Faculty Director Seán O’Connor
With warmest wishes for the holiday season, we present our last report of 2022. This has been the year in which many of our programs were held in person again. We are grateful to our community for supporting the transition back to in-person events. Read more
On June 17, 2022, in the early morning hours of the final day of the World Trade Organization’s (“WTO”) 12th Ministerial Conference, the Members of the WTO adopted a waiver of the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (“the TRIPS Agreement”), commonly known as the “TRIPS Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines” or the “TRIPS Waiver.” Read more
The following post comes from Cala Coffman, a 2L at Scalia Law and Research Assistant at C-IP2.
At the recent C-IP2 conference entitled IP on the Wane: IP on the Wane: Examining the Impacts as IP Rights Are Reduced, one panel discussed the current state of copyright law, the pressures it has come under in recent years, and their differing perspectives on how the digital world is shaping copyright. Read more
C-IP2 is saddened by the death of former Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters — an accomplished and inspiring copyright lawyer who led the U.S. Copyright Office from 1994-2010. Register Peters began her love affair with copyright on Valentines Day of 1966 with her appointment as a music examiner in the former Music Section of the Examining Division.Read more
The following post comes from Tuan Tran, a rising 3L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at C-IP2.
Small ideas can lead to big changes, which in turn can make a significant impact on the world, but—as technology executive, attorney, and investor Andrew Byrnes knows well—this is no easy task. Read more
Greetings from C-IP2 Faculty Director Sean O’Connor
As we embark upon the Independence Day holiday weekend and contemplate the profound changes in our nation, we are gratified to report that C-IP2 has stayed the course and continues to deliver on our mission with a rich offering of programs from March through May of this year. Read more
We are pleased to announce that the website is now live and tax-exempt status has been applied for with the IRS for Music Ecosystems Institute (MEI), “a nonprofit venture institutionalizing and expanding beyond the conference series that Professor Sean O’Connor has been organizing since 2018”! Read more