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SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS provide the opportunity for IPIL, other academic institutions, intellectual property and information law practitioners, and the judiciary to focus on current issues and to explore solutions for critical legal problems associated with creative expression and new technologies.

WIPO WORLD IP DAY CELEBRATION

WIPO WORLD IP DAY CELEBRATION
Friday, April 21, 2016, University of Houston Law Center
Held in cooperation with the AIPLA and the U.S. PTO

This event is the Houston celebration of World IP Day.  World IP Day is an annual event sponsored by WIPO each year on April 26th. In the US, events take place during the week leading up to the 26th in various host cities around the country. These events are community based, and the planning teams for the event often include local leaders and attorneys.  The US events are often in collaboration with the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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MUSIC SYMPOSIUM

MUSIC SYMPOSIUM
Saturday, February 27, 2016, University of Houston Law Center

This one-day event by MPAC in collaboration with the IPIL Institute  provides a discussion of the legal and business perspectives applicable to traditional and digital entrepreneurship for the music business.

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IPSO ALUMNI BANQUET

IPSO ALUMNI BANQUET
Thursday, October 13, 2015, University of Houston Law Center

The Intellectual Property Student Organization (IPSO) is dedicated to helping its members achieve their full academic potential while studying at the Law Center and promoting professional networking for students in collaboration with the Law Center’s Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law (IPIL) and the greater Houston legal community. IPSO provides mentoring to incoming Law Center students to help them leverage their strengths and avoid the common pitfalls of law school, maintains an active IPSO alumni outreach, and assists its members with their employment search.

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IP & LICENSING BASICS: A ONE DAY REVIEW

IP & LICENSING BASICS: A ONE DAY REVIEW
Friday, September 11, 2015, University of Houston Law Center

This one-day course provides a survey of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives.

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WIPO WORLD IP DAY CELEBRATION

WIPO WORLD IP DAY CELEBRATION
Friday, April 24, 2015, University of Houston Law Center
Held in cooperation with the AIPLA and the U.S. PTO

This event is the Houston celebration of World IP Day.  World IP Day is an annual event sponsored by WIPO each year on April 26th. In the US, events take place during the week leading up to the 26th in various host cities around the country. These events are community based, and the planning teams for the event often include local leaders and attorneys.  The US events are often in collaboration with the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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IP & LICENSING BASICS: A ONE DAY REVIEW
Friday, September 5, 2014, University of Houston Law Center

This one-day course provides a survey of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives.

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IP & LICENSING BASICS: A ONE DAY REVIEW
Friday, October 4, 2013, University of Houston Law Center

This one-day course provides a survey of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives.

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WIPIP IX
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 10-11, 2012, University of Houston Law Center

WIPIP offers an opportunity for intellectual property law scholars to present their works-in-progress and get early feedback from their colleagues. Faculty members are welcome to present, but presentation is not required. Non-faculty may also get a chance to present if there are sufficient slots available.

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INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM  VISITS THE LAW CENTER
Friday, February 5, 2010, University of Houston Law Center

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THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT VISITS HOUSTON AND THE LAW CENTER
Tuesday and Wednesday, November 3-4, 2009, University of Houston Law Center

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STANFORD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR LAWRENCE LESSIG VISITS THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Friday, February 24, 2006, University of Houston

Renowned copyright scholar, Professor Lawrence Lessig, visited the University of Houston and spoke at a campus-wide gathering about digital technologies, authorship, ownership, and the intersection of copyright law and free culture.Event Photos