Intellectual Property Colloquium Series

Marquette University Law School hosts an Intellectual Property Colloquium Series featuring distinguished scholars from across the nation presenting their research to faculty, members of the Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, and interested students.

Spring 2017

Michael R. Klipper

April 7, 2017
A Small Claims Court for Copyright: Where Congress Has Been and Where It Is Going
Michael R. Klipper, Attorney, Law Office of Michael R. Klipper, PLLC

David S. Levine

October 28, 2016
Confidentiality Creep, Opportunistic Privacy and Dual-Use Secrecy
David S. Levine, Associate Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law


October 26, 2016
Navigating Intellectual Property Practice in Wisconsin: Four Perspectives
A panel discussion co-hosted by the Wisconsin Bar IP & Technology Law Section, featuring Attorneys Ryann Beck, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, LLP; Steve Becker, Becker Patent Law, LLC; Shantanu Singh, Northwestern Mutual; and Heather Stutz, Quarles & Brady LLP

Robert D. McDonald

October 21, 2016
Major Changes to Canada's IP Regime—Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights North of the Border
Robert D. McDonald, Q.C., Partner & Chair of the National IP Group, Dentons Canada LLP

Spring 2016

Laura G. Pedraza-Fariña

April 1, 2016
Scaffolding Innovation
Laura G. Pedraza-Fariña, Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern Law School

William Hubbard

March 17, 2016
Patent Law, Innovation, and American Competitiveness
William Hubbard, Associate Professor, University of Baltimore School of Law & Director, Center for the Law of IP & Technology

Patrick R. Goold

February 29, 2016
Copyright Accidents
Patrick R. Goold, Intellectual Property Fellow, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Julie Cromer Young

February 22, 2016
How on Earth Terrestrial Laws Can Protect Geospatial Data
Julie Cromer Young, Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law & Director, Center for Law & IP

David S. Levine

February 4, 2016
Establishing a Regional Presence: Update on USPTO Regional Offices and Initiatives
Dr. Christal Sheppard, Director, Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional United States Patent & Trademark Office

Spring 2015

Kristelia García

April 6, 2015
Inversion: Toward a New Competition Policy in Copyright
Kristelia García, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School & Director, Silicon Flatirons Center

Sapna Kumar

March 19, 2015
The Digital Trade
Sapna Kumar, Associate Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center

J. Janewa OseiTutu

March 6, 2015
A Human Right to IP: Promoting Rights or Progress?
J. Janewa OseiTutu, Assistant Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law

Matthew Mitten

February 17, 2015
Collective Licensing in Sports Team Trademarks After American Needle
Matthew Mitten, Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School & Director, National Sports Law Institute


Joseph T. Miotke

February 5, 2015
The Global Economy Has Changed: How to Compete in the Global IP Monetization Marketplace
Joseph T. Miotke, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

Fall 2014

Amanda Reid

November 7, 2014
The First Amendment Function in Copyright Law
Amanda Reid, Assistant Professor, Florida Coastal School of Law

Past Series

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