Professor Subotnik Presents at Plenary at IP Scholars Contest

On August 11, 2017, Professor Eva Subotnik presented her work-in-progress on the evolving nature of photography as a profession in the digital age, co-authored with Professor Jessica Silbey, of Northeastern University School of Law, and Professor Peter DiCola, of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, at the closing plenary panel of this year’s IP Scholars Conference (IPSC) at Cardozo School of Law.

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The Intellectual Property Honors Program

The IPLC is home to the Intellectual Property Honors Program. Under its auspices, selected entering St. John’s Law students who plan to pursue intellectual property practice receive an annual tuition stipend of $10,000 to fund their studies, as well as special opportunities to engage in academic endeavors related to their field of interest for their full three years at the Law School.

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Professor Subotnik Presents Two Articles at University of Toronto and is Cited in The Faculty Lounge Blog

Professor Eva Subotnik presented two articles at the 9th annual workshop held by ISHTIP, the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property. The workshop, held from July 12-14, 2017 at the University of Toronto's law school, focused this year on the theme of ‘Intellectual Property as Circulation and Control.’

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Sheff Named Visiting Overseas Researcher at Institute of Intellectual Property, Tokyo

Professor Sheff presents the results of his research in Tokyo.

Professor Sheff presents the results of his research in Tokyo.

IPLC Director Professor Jeremy Sheff was selected as a 2016-17 Visiting Overseas Researcher by the Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP) in Tokyo, Japan, through a program entrusted to IIP by the Japan Patent Office. Professor Sheff spent two months in Tokyo, where he conducted empirical research on Japan's trademark registration system.

Professor Sheff blogged about his summer research in Tokyo, and the slides from his final presentation may be found here.

Subotnik Wins Award for Empirical Research Project on the Role of Intellectual Property in the Business and Art of Photography

Professors Eva Subotnik, Jessica Sibley (Northeastern University School of Law), and Peter DiCola (Northwestern University School of Law) have been awarded a $10,000 grant for intellectual property and innovation research from the Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. 

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