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Note to C-IP2 Community on Scalia Law Professor Tweet in Dobbs Opinion Leak Debates

Last week a Scalia Law School faculty member tweeted a breathtakingly offensive remark about a sitting Supreme Court justice from his personal account in the context of the leaked Dobbs opinion. It has come to light that this same professor has tweeted similarly disparaging comments regarding other groups that have endured longstanding discrimination. Read more

Paradise Rejected: A Conversation about AI and Authorship with Dr. Ryan Abbott

This post comes from Sandra Aistars, Clinical Professor and Director of the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, and Senior Fellow for Copyright Research and Policy & Senior Scholar at C-IP2.

On March 17, 2022, I had the pleasure to discuss Artificial Intelligence and Authorship with Dr. Read more

Recap of the Supreme Court’s Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P.

The following post comes from Sabren H. Wahdan, a 3L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at C-IP2.

the word "copyright" typed on a typewriterIn one of his final majority opinions before announcing his retirement, Justice Steven Breyer penned a nuanced ruling that carefully threads the policy needle on copyright registration issues. Read more

C-IP2 2021 Winter Progress Report (September-November 2021)

Sean O'ConnorGreetings from C-IP2 Faculty Director Sean O’Connor

Warmest greetings for this holiday season. While 2021 has continued to be challenging, we are thankful that our community has stayed strong and thrived, nonetheless. We hope that if the pandemic has directly affected you or your loved ones, you are finding your way back to peace and health. Read more

C-IP2 2021 Fall Progress Report (June-August 2021)

Sean O'ConnorGreetings from C-IP2 Faculty Director Sean O’Connor

Now that fall has officially begun, C-IP2 is wrapping up the summer with our Fall Progress Report for 2021 covering activities June through August. This is also our first progress report under our new name, since we rebranded on July 1 as the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2, also: C-IP2), formerly the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP). Read more

Reply and Response to C-IP2’s March 4, 2021, Blogpost on UC Hastings’ Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database

C-IP2’s original post on the UC Hastings’ Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database can be read here.

Reply to Blog Post on UC Hastings’ Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database

Robin Feldman
Arthur J. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Law
Albert Abramson ’54 Distinguished Professor of Law Chair
Director of the Center for Innovation at University of California Hastings

We would like to thank the author of the blog post for taking the time to look at our work for the Evergreen Drug Patent Database. Read more

Privacy Law Considerations of AI and Big Data – In the U.S. & Abroad

By Kathleen Wills, Esq.*

Kathleen Wills is a graduate of Antonin Scalia Law School and former C-IP2 RA.

circuit boardArtificial Intelligence and Big Data

While many of us have come to rely on biometrics data when we open our phones with Apple’s “Face ID,” speak to Amazon’s Alexa, or scan our fingerprints to access something, it’s important to understand some of the legal implications about the big data feeding artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. Read more

Panel Discussion: Vaccines, Intellectual Property, and Global Equity

scientist looking through a microscopeThe following post comes from Colin Kreutzer, a 2E at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at C-IP2

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on the role of intellectual property in modern medicine and on the complex social questions surrounding a system that grants exclusive rights over life-or-death products. Read more