May 29th, 2020

WIPO’s Director General, Francis Gurry, Issues Statement on Intellectual Property, Innovation, Access and COVID-19

On April 24, 2020, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gurry, issued a statement entitled ” Some Considerations on Intellectual Property, Innovation, Access and COVID-19.” In the article, he discusses the importance of identifying barriers to access in order to foster innovation and produce a vaccine, treatment, or cure for […]

March 19th, 2020

Visit to the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court

Prof. Hugh C. Hansen, the Director of the Emily C. and John E. Hansen IP Institute at Fordham Law School and Prof. Daryl Lim, the Fordham Microsoft Professorial Fellow and Director of the John Marshall Law School IP Center, visited China in January giving public lectures at two universities and visited courts and companies.  We […]

January 27th, 2020

IP Institute Co-Sponsors Copyright and Technology Conference 2020

The IP Institute co-sponsored the eleventh annual Copyright and Technology Conference with Giant Steps Media and the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. on January 15, 2020. The program covered various topics, including AI and Copyright and the implementation of mechanical licensing as part of the Music Modernization Act. The keynote address was given by David […]

November 27th, 2019

Public Lecture with John Richards

On Sept 19, 2019, the IP Institute hosted a Public Lecture at Fordham Law School given by John Richards, Senior Advisor to the IP Institute and Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School.  John Richards’ talk was entitled, “Patents In Crisis: Is There A Solution in Sight?” In his lecture, John described the patent crisis in […]

November 21st, 2019

Visit from China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism

On Nov 7, 2019, the IP Institute and Fordham Law School hosted twenty-one delegates from China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Prof. Hansen and Prof. Sylvain gave an overview of current developments in U.S. intellectual property and information technology law, ranging from recent antitrust investigations over Facebook’s anti-competitive practices, Amazon’s market power and liability of […]

November 15th, 2019

IP Institute Co-Sponsors 49th Annual CSUSA Brace Lecture

The IP Institute co-sponsored the Forty-Ninth Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture with the Copyright Society of the U.S.A, on Nov 4th, 2019, which was given by Jeanne Fromer, Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.   In her talk, “The New Copyright Opportunist,” she reviewed three recent litigation case studies that meet […]

July 25th, 2019

INTA 2019 Reception Photo Gallery

Enjoy this photo gallery from our Cocktail Reception held during this year’s INTA annual meeting on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 in Boston. The event was co-hosted by the IP Institute, The John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Privacy Law, & Fordham Law’s Office of Alumni Relations. This was the first time we did […]

June 1st, 2019

Copyright and Video Games

The IP Institute co-sponsored “Leveling Up in Video Game Copyright” with the Copyright Society of the U.S.A at Fordham Law School on May 30th, 2019, discussing recent developments and issues faced by IP owners in the gaming industry. The discussion focused on the use of tattoo art and dance choreography in video games and the […]

January 27th, 2019

IP Institute hosts 2019 Copyright & Technology Conference

The Fordham IP Institute co-hosted the tenth annual one-day Copyright and Technology conference on January 16th, 2019 with Giant Steps Media and the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. The event focused on the influence of rapidly developing technologies on copyright in today’s digital age.  The Conference program included keynote speaker Paul Goldstein of Stanford Law […]

October 25th, 2018

Fordham IP Institute Co-Sponsored 48th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture

The IP Institute was pleased to co-sponsor the 48th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture with the Copyright Society on November 5, 2018. The lecture was given by Katherine B. Forrest on the topic of “Copyright Law and Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Issues.” Until recently, Ms. Forrest was a federal judge on the U.S. District Court […]

April 4th, 2018

Fordham IP Conference Commemorative Video

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference in 2017, the Fordham IP Institute produced a video featuring recollections from conference faculty on their years of learning, debating, and having fun at Fordham.  The IP Institute thanks everyone who contributed to the video and to the conference over […]

January 29th, 2018

House Judiciary Committee Holds Music Copyright Hearing at Fordham Law

On January 26, the House Judiciary Committee held a field hearing at Fordham Law School entitled “Music Policy Issues: A Perspective from Those Who Make It.” The hearing examined the state of the music industry and the challenges the digital age poses. The hearing centered on legislative proposals to modernize music licensing, extend public performance […]

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