Registrations OPEN! : American University Washington College of Law’s IP Summer Session & LLM Program

PIJIP Summer Session

Registration is now open for American University Washington College of Law’s IP Summer Session, June 1-20, 2015.

The courses are available to students from developing countries at a discount.

The Summer Session features a number of courses on cutting edge issues in international IP and pharmaceutical issues that may be of interest to Spicy IP members. All courses are open to current law school students from any law school as well as to practitioners pursuing continuing legal education.

Courses of particular interest to Spicy IP listers may include:


Introduction to International Intellectual Property Law I: Foundations

Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law

June 1-4 MTWTh, 9am-12pm

1 Academic Credit


Introduction to International Intellectual Property II: Practicum

Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law

June 1-5 (MTWTh June 1-4, 2-5pm; F June 5, 10-4pm, simulation)

1 Academic Credit


IP and Environmental Law

Jeremy DeBeer, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

June 1-4, MTWTh 6-9pm

1 Academic Credit


Post Grant Review Before the Patent and Trademark Office

David Cavanaugh, WilmerHale

June 15-18, 9am-5pm (Break 12-1:30pm)

2 Academic Credits


Pharmaceutical Litigation Under Hatch Waxman

Sanya Sukduang, Jon Davies, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

June 19-20, 9am-5pm (break 12-1:30pm)

1 Academic Credit

Apply at https://www.wcl.american.edu/pijip/go/summer-applications


The PJIP : LLM Course

The University’s PJIP : LL.M program. is designed for U.S. and foreign attorneys looking to study with a large and diverse faculty in an academic environment having a strong focus on international and public interest. The extensive and intensive theoretical as well as practical coursework ensures that the program is well suited to those intending on pursuing a career in public or private practice or in academia.

Partial tuition merit scholarships are available for outstanding applicants – the deadline for scholarship applications is May 1st.


Kiran George

Kiran Mary George is a Third Year student at ILS Law College, Pune. Her first stint in the world of Intellectual Property law was an internship with a registered copyright society that granted her an insight into the world of copyright in music. Since then, her interest in IPR has taken strong hold, and she enjoys keeping close tabs on developments in the field. She is still discovering her interests, but so far takes a special liking to open access, copyright and trademarks.

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