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C-IP2 2022 Fall Progress Report (June-August 2022)

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

As our fall season of programming is underway, we are pleased to report on summer (June-August) programming and scholarship at C-IP2. Here are some highlights:

    • Fifth annual exclusive WIPO-U.S. Summer School on Intellectual Property virtually hosted about fifty students from around the world, taught by renowned experts from the academy and industry
    • Fourteen new Senior Scholars and Scholars (several of whom are former CPIP/C-IP2 Edison Fellows)
    • Professor Alexandra Roberts of Northeastern University joins in our new position of Senior Fellow for Trademarks
    • Three amicus briefs in major IP cases drafted and filed by C-IP2 staff and affiliates

We also organized the 2022-2023 Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowship and C-IP2’s 2022 Annual Fall Conference during this period—both of which were successfully held in person and will be included in next quarter’s Progress Report. 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

CPIP Second Quarter Progress Report (March-May 2021)

Sean O'ConnorGreetings 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 see other in person again. Read more