Panel Discussion: Vaccines, Intellectual Property, and Global Equity

The 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. On the one hand, there … Continue reading “Panel Discussion: Vaccines, Intellectual Property, and Global Equity”

CPIP Second Quarter Progress Report (March-May 2021)

Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor We are cautiously optimistic as locations around the globe move towards greater control of the COVID pandemic. With luck, diligence, and generosity by public and private sectors around the world, we can all strive for vaccines to be more widely accessible and a future in which we can … Continue reading “CPIP Second Quarter Progress Report (March-May 2021)”

Scalia Law’s Innovation Law Clinic Partners with BizLaunch for Online Legal Clinic on Business Entities for Startups

The following post comes from Wade Cribbs, a 2L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP. By Wade Cribbs Last week, Arlington Economic Development’s BizLaunch network co-hosted an online legal clinic event entitled “Mason Law Clinic @BizLaunch: Which Entity is Right for Your Startup?” with Antonin Scalia Law School’s Innovation Law Clinic, which … Continue reading “Scalia Law’s Innovation Law Clinic Partners with BizLaunch for Online Legal Clinic on Business Entities for Startups”

CPIP Expresses Condolences on Passing of Disney’s Richard Bates

CPIP expresses condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Richard Bates, long-time head of Disney’s Government Relations team in Washington, D.C., who died suddenly on December 31, 2020. Richard was a consummate professional and knowledgeable advocate for the interests of the creative community. His impact in the policy arena was far-reaching, and he was … Continue reading “CPIP Expresses Condolences on Passing of Disney’s Richard Bates”

#GivingTuesday: A Message from CPIP on Giving Tuesday 2020

As we enter the holiday season and look ahead to 2021, we hope that you will keep CPIP in mind as you plan your end-of-year giving. Your support is critical to ensuring that CPIP can continue to bring reason and balance to the academic debate on intellectual property (IP) by engaging academics, creators, and innovators … Continue reading “#GivingTuesday: A Message from CPIP on Giving Tuesday 2020”

CPIP 2020 Fall Conference: Day Two Recap

The following post comes from Wade Cribbs, a 2L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP. This is the second of two posts (see day one recap) summarizing our two-day 5G at the Nexus of IP, Antitrust, and Technology Leadership conference that was held online from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School … Continue reading “CPIP 2020 Fall Conference: Day Two Recap”

CPIP Welcomes Joshua Kresh as Deputy Director

CPIP is proud to welcome Joshua Kresh to our leadership team! As Deputy Director, Joshua will report to CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor while managing and participating in CPIP’s day-to-day operations. Joshua will oversee CPIP’s academic research, policy, and fundraising efforts, working as well on planning and executing CPIP events such as conferences, meetings, fellowships, … Continue reading “CPIP Welcomes Joshua Kresh as Deputy Director”

CPIP Bids a Fond Farewell to Kevin Madigan and Seeks New Deputy Director

Longtime CPIP staff member Kevin Madigan is leaving the Center next week to become VP, Legal Policy and Copyright Counsel at the Copyright Alliance. “I joined CPIP just over four years ago, and my time with the Center and Scalia Law has been rewarding on so many levels. The knowledge I’ve gained and the relationships … Continue reading “CPIP Bids a Fond Farewell to Kevin Madigan and Seeks New Deputy Director”