Events

CPIP plays an active role in the intellectual property policy debate, hosting and sponsoring numerous academic roundtables, symposia, working group meetings, Capitol Hill briefings, policy network meetings, and other events concerning intellectual property rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate.

Below are some selected events.


2017 Events


2016 Events

    Network Policy Meeting
    IP Policy for the New Administration & Congress
    December 13, 2016
    Washington, D.C.

    CPIP-NBR Global Protection of Trade Secrets Conference
    The Global Protection of Trade Secrets: Strengthening National Best Practices and More Collaborative Approaches
    December 2, 2016
    Washington, D.C.

    Academic Roundtable
    Imagining Web 3.0: Building an Ecosystem that Values Creators and Empowers Innovators
    November 3-4, 2016
    Miami, Florida

    WALA/GMU/ASMP Event
    Copyright Clinic and Panel
    November 1, 2016
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    2016 Fall Conference
    Intellectual Property & Global Prosperity
    October 6-7, 2016
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    2016 Summer Institute
    August 2-4, 2016
    Snoqualmie, Washington

    Academic Conference
    The Economic Contribution of Technology Licensing
    Co-Hosted with U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
    June 8, 2016
    Alexandria, Virginia

    Research Symposium
    Philosophical Approaches to Intellectual Property
    May 19-20, 2016
    Jekyll Island, Georgia

    Academic Conference
    Authors, Attribution, and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the United States
    Co-Hosted with U.S. Copyright Office
    April 18, 2016
    Washington, D.C.

    Authors Guild Event
    Free Legal Advice Sessions and Q&A Discussion for D.C. Area Authors
    February 16, 2016
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    NYC 2016 Conference
    Copyright & Technology
    January 19, 2016
    New York, New York


Past Events

    Copyright Policy Network Meeting
    ALI Restatement on Copyright
    December 17, 2015
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Section 101 Working Group Meeting
    December 3, 2015
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Research Symposium
    Patent Valuation
    October 29-30, 2015
    Scottsdale, Arizona

    Copyright Policy Network Meeting
    What Can Be Learned from Voluntary Enforcement Initiatives
    October 15, 2015
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Capitol Hill Briefing
    The Future of News: Overcoming Challenges and Embracing Opportunities in the Digital Marketplace
    October 7, 2015
    Washington, D.C.

    2015 Fall Conference
    The IP Platform: Supporting Invention & Inspiration
    September 30-October 1, 2015
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    2015 Summer Institute
    July 22-24, 2015
    Beaver Creek, Colorado

    Academic Roundtable
    Patented Innovation in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries
    May 28-29, 2015
    Hilton Head, South Carolina

    Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute
    New IP Business Models: Innovation or Commoditization?
    April 23, 2015
    Palo Alto, California

    Capitol Hill Briefing
    Patents and Startups: How Intellectual Property Supports Our Innovation Economy
    January 29, 2015
    Washington, D.C.

    Copyright Policy Network Meeting
    Principles for Revising the DMCA Notice and Takedown System
    December 12, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Section 101 Working Group Meeting
    December 11, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Academic Roundtable
    Copyright’s Republic: The Contribution of Copyright to Culture, Freedom, and Human Flourishing
    October 23-24, 2014
    Nashville, Tennessee

    2014 Fall Conference
    Common Ground: How Intellectual Property Unites Creators and Innovators
    October 9-10, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Research Symposium
    The History of Patented Innovation and Creativity
    September 18, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    2014 Summer Institute
    July 23-25, 2014
    Beaver Creek, Colorado

    Research Symposium
    Patent Rights & Remedies
    June 12-13, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Academic Roundtable
    Patented Innovation in Software and Software-Related Technology
    May 8-9, 2014
    Cape Coral, Florida

    Academic Conference
    From Lab to Market: How Intellectual Property Secures the Benefits of R&D
    Co-Hosted with Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    March 21, 2014
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Capitol Hill Briefing
    The Essential Role of IP in Bringing R&D to Market
    March 20, 2014
    Washington, D.C.

    Academic Roundtable
    Patentable Subject Matter
    January 31, 2014
    Mountain View, California

    2013 Fall Conference
    The Commercial Function of Patents in Today’s Innovation Economy
    September 12-13, 2013
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Capitol Hill Briefing
    Patents and the Innovation Economy: The View from Business Leaders
    September 6, 2013
    Washington, D.C.

    Academic Roundtable
    Copyright, Creativity, and Commercialization
    June 20-21, 2013
    Dana Point, California

    Academic Roundtable
    Standard-Setting Organizations and Standard-Essential Patents
    June 10, 2013
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Copyright Policy Network Meeting
    The Role and Responsibilities of Intermediaries with Respect to Copyright Infringement
    May 22, 2013
    Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    Arlington, Virginia

    Judicial Panel on the Patent System
    Is the Patent System Working or Broken? A Discussion with Four Distinguished Federal Judges
    May 14, 2013
    Washington, D.C.

    Academic Roundtable
    Patented Inventions and Promoting Innovation
    March 7-8, 2013
    Half Moon Bay, California