Intellectual Property

Academics, government officials, corporate representatives, and members of the bar met at GW Law in March to discuss the problems, protection, and solutions facing patents in an age of software. The event was co-hosted by Associate Dean John M. Whealan, University of Virginia Law...
One hundred IP professionals from around the world gathered at the Law School in January for the second annual GW Law and Fordham Law joint program on China. The topic of this year’s roundtable was “China’s Patent Regime and Its Quest to Become an Innovation Economy.”
GW Law’s IP program and the law firms Pillsbury and Mayer Brown co-hosted a symposium in May on current topics in intellectual property. After welcoming remarks by Associate Dean John Whealan and Alan M. Grimaldi, co-leader of Mayer Brown’s IP practice, Bernard Knight, general counsel of the USPTO...
On April 16, family, friends, and colleagues joined the GW Law community to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of A. Sidney Katz, JD ’66, who died on Sept. 10, 2012. Mr. Katz was a giant in the patent bar and a giant in the many communities to which he belonged, including that of his alma mater...
GW Law held a panel symposium in San Francisco in March, taking advantage of Silicon Valley’s position as one of the most IP-intensive regions in the world. Michelle Lee, deputy under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and deputy director of the USPTO, and Chief Judge Randall Rader, JD...
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