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 Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2021

Today marks the 21st annual World Intellectual Property Day. The event is held each year on the 26th of April to commemorate the day the WIPO Convention, which established the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), entered into force in 1970. The theme of this year’s World IP Day is “IP & SMEs: Taking Your Ideas … Continue reading “CPIP Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 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”

IP Scholars Question the Legality and Wisdom of Joint AG Proposal to Seize Remdesivir Patents

The following post comes from Colin Kreutzer, a 2E at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP. By Colin Kreutzer While the vaccines are starting to roll out in the fight against COVID-19, the precise timelines for when they will be widely available continue to be uncertain. But we do have treatments currently available … Continue reading “IP Scholars Question the Legality and Wisdom of Joint AG Proposal to Seize Remdesivir Patents”

CPIP Roundup – December 2, 2020

Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor I hope you had an enjoyable, restful Thanksgiving. At CPIP, we’re winding down 2020 while planning our spring and summer events—including biopharma and copyright roundtables, the 2021 WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property, and more. As usual, our team has been up to many great things. Director of … Continue reading “CPIP Roundup – December 2, 2020”

CPIP Roundup – October 30, 2020

Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor With the end of the crazy year of 2020 coming into view, we here at CPIP are striving for a strong finish and already looking forward to meeting 2021 as prepared as anyone can be. Our thoughts are with all of CPIP’s friends, and I’m glad to pass … Continue reading “CPIP Roundup – October 30, 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 2020 Fall Conference: Day One Recap

The following post comes from Terence Yen, a 4E at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP. This is the first of two posts (see day two 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 One Recap”

CPIP Welcomes Ken Randall as Next Dean of Scalia Law School

George Mason University has announced that Ken Randall will be the next Dean of Antonin Scalia Law School, beginning on December 1, 2020. CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor welcomed the news: “We couldn’t be happier with the selection of Ken Randall as Dean-Elect. He cares deeply about the continued success of CPIP and is no … Continue reading “CPIP Welcomes Ken Randall as Next Dean of Scalia Law School”

CPIP Roundup – September 30, 2020

Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor As we move through our busy fall season here at CPIP, we are grateful for the efforts of everyone in the George Mason University community keeping us safe and healthy. We are fortunate that in these highly uncertain times, we are still able to focus on what we … Continue reading “CPIP Roundup – September 30, 2020”