Copyrighting Fashion After Varsity Brands

This panel was part of a two-part series of the Annual Survey of American Law 2017 Symposium, entitled: “Copyrighting What We Wear: A Legal and Technological Restyling.” They will host their second event on April 3, 2017 focusing on copyrighting wearable technology. Cheerleading uniforms and color patterns took center stage as students and lawyers gathered in New York University School of Law’s Greenberg Lounge in February. A panel presented by the NYU Annual.. Read More

Join JIPEL for our Annual Careers in IP Symposium!

The Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law’s Careers in Intellectual Property Symposium will provide students a first hand opportunity to meet practitioners who are respected in their field and to discuss potential career paths in intellectual property. By having a panel with partners and one with associates, we hope to provide a broad perspective on the opportunities available to students within the field of Intellectual Property Law at various stages of their legal career. What it means to.. Read More

U.S. v. Apple: National Security v. Individual Privacy

Are computer programs predominantly expressive conduct like a book, or just functional devices like machines? Do computer programs deserve the First Amendment protection of free speech? These are crucial issues that have arisen in the law due to changes in technology. The California Federal Court will have to address them in the U.S. v. Apple case, where the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) requested that Apple access encrypted data on an iPhone used.. Read More

Conner Inn of Court “Fireside Chat & Reception”

The next meeting for the Conner Inn of Court is a Special “Fireside Chat & Reception” designed specifically Law Students and Associates.  It will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, in Room 145. This is a wonderful opportunity for students and associates to meet two U.S. District Court Judges in a casual yet informative open Q&A session format.  It is FREE to attend… Read More

Engelberg Center Conference: National Policies on Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents

Please join the Engelberg Center on January 23 for a day-long conference in which academics and industry experts consider the effectiveness of policies in the developed and developing world regarding secondary pharmaceutical patents and their implications for innovation and access to medicines.     For program details and a list of speakers, visit To register, RSVP to

The Engelberg Center and IPNY present Blogologues

The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy presents Blogologues. Professor Chris Sprigman, NYU School of Law, will interview Jen Jamula and Alli Goldberg, the creators of Blogologues, a New York City live comedy sketch show that takes its material word for word from the Internet and imagines a back story that makes us laugh and expands the world of modern story telling.

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Classroom 110, Vanderbilt Hall
RSVP: Anne Hassett,



IPELS Update – 10/19/2015

Thank you to IPELS for letting us publish their weekly community update. IPELS is the NYU Law Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society. To learn more, click here. Upcoming events in the IP and entertainment law community include: IPELS Practitioner Lunch: Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto IPELS Fashion Law: Afternoon Tea with Nisa Ojalvo, the Vice President of Legal Affairs at LVMH IPELS Patent Law: Morrison & Foerster Presentation, IP Spotlight: Collaboration in Action.. Read More

Attending Copyright Society’s Copyright and Collaborative Works Event

The Copyright Society of the USA’s New York chapter held a lunch event titled “Copyright and Collaborative Works” at the Princeton Club in Manhattan.  The Copyright Society holds events throughout the year, often focusing on new developments in copyright law. The lunch was well attended.  It was announced that over 100 people signed up for the event. From what I could tell, I was the only current law student in attendance.  The majority.. Read More

Come to a Live Markman Hearing in a Current Case in SDNY

On September 30, 2015, in recognition and celebration of the Southern District of New York Court’s 225th Anniversary, the Fordham IP Institute and NYIPLA will host a Markman Claim Construction hearing presided over by the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. The hearing is part of the case, Wundaformer, LLC v. v. Flex Studios, Inc. et al. (1:15-cv-04508 JSR), which is currently pending before Judge Rakoff. The case involves United States Patent No. 8,602,953, which relates to.. Read More